Carl Froch claims controversial victory by technical knockout over George Groves after referee stops bout prematurely.
Carl Froch defeated George Groves by a highly controversial technical knockout decision in their hotly anticipated boxing match.
Judges had the younger fighter ahead on points at the time, and Groves appeared to be still swinging at the time despite slightly rocking, but the referee called an end to the fight prematurely.
Watch a GIF of the final moments below.
Here’s a poignant image as Groves stares at Froch in bewilderment after the bout.
In the fight’s first round, Groves had put Froch on the floor for only the second time in his career.
— kevin mitchell (@kevinmitchell50) November 23, 2013