Opinion | Dec 21 2016

Top 10 British grudge matches

George Gigney on the biggest British beefs, the UK's grudge matches
Carl Froch
Tyson Fury v Carl Froch  |  Action Images

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 a historic stadium event.

  1. Mark Kaylor vs Errol Christie

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

  1. Tony Bellew vs Nathan Cleverly

 

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