Opinion | Nov 23 2018

Top 10 British grudge matches

Carl Froch and George Groves began their rivalry on this day in 2013. George Gigney lists the most bitter grudge matches in British boxing
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The benchmark when it comes to domestic rivalries. The genuine disdain mixed with an electric first meeting made their rematch a colossal event.

  1. Carl Froch vs George Groves

Like Eubank and Benn before them, these two warred in a bitter first meeting before settling their feud in an historic stadium event.

  1. Mark Kaylor vs Errol Christie

Tensions rose before their 1985 meeting, with Christie accusing Kaylor of racism, prompting a couple of pre-fight brawls.

  1. Tony Bellew vs Nathan Cleverly

 

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