6 Things George Groves Needs to Do to Dethrone Carl Froch

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6 Things George Groves Needs to Do to Dethrone Carl Froch
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Circumstances have aligned to afford George Groves an enormous opportunity as he challenges for Carl Froch's IBF world-title and the lesser WBA "unified" belt on Saturday night at Wembley Stadium.

The betting odds don't quite make this a 50-50 fight but factoring in a small chance of a draw they put Groves' chance of winning at around 41 percent, with Froch's chance about 57 percent.

However, ever since the book was opened on this rematch more money has been going down on the underdog Groves, pushing the odds closer together, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see that trend continue as the fight approaches.

Groves only has one serious name on his record—James DeGale, who he beat in a battle of the novices—and perhaps never before has a British boxer at this stage of his career had the chance to compete on such a stage.

Nearly 80,000 fans are expected at the gate, before adding an estimated one million pay-per-view subscribers on Sky, and the US audience watching on HBO.

Therefore a win will put Groves in the frame for more mega money nights at home, propel him into position as the world's second-ranked super-middleweight behind Andre Ward and announce him to the American audience as one of the sport's most exciting young fighters.

Here are six things Groves needs to do to secure his epoch-making victory.

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