George Groves says Jamie Cox has been 'gifted world title shot' ahead of Saturday's all-British showdown

George Groves has dismissed challenger Jamie Cox, claiming he has been “gifted” a shot at his WBA Super super-middleweight title.

Groves faces Cox on Saturday in the first defence of his WBA crown at the SSE Arena Wembley in their quarter-final of the World Boxing Super Series.

The champ chose Cox from the pool of opponents and says the unbeaten Swindon fighter is lucky because he has not earned a crack at his WBA belt.

“He’s been gifted with a world title...
source: The Daily Mirror

2017-10-12 18:51
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