George Groves Crushes Jamie Cox

By Robert Ecksel on October 14, 2017
George Groves Crushes Jamie Cox
Cox was aggressive early, but “I made a mistake and he made me pay.” (Photo: Reuters)

A body shot to the ribs was all it took. With the win Groves advances to the World Boxing Super Series semifinals…

Saturday night at the Wembley Arena in Wembley, London, United Kingdon, WBA World super middleweight world champion George Groves (27-3, 20 KOs), the Fighting Pride of Hammersmith, successfully defended his title with a fourth round KO over Jamie Cox (24-1, 13 KOs), the previously unbeaten southpaw from Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, at 1:42 of round four.

A body shot to the ribs was all it took.

With the win Groves advances to the World Boxing Super Series semifinals.

“I was in tremendous form going into the tournament,” said Groves after the bout. “It’s another good win.

“I was landing big body shots on Jamie, in the end it was a right hook to the body, it’s a crippling shot—I don’t blame him for not getting up.”

It was Groves’ sixth straight win.

“I picked him (Cox, in the draw) because I believe he was the most dangerous of the unseeded fighters,” added Groves. “I didn’t want an easy fight…But we roll on to the next geezer, whoever that is.”

Cox was aggressive early.

“I made a mistake,” said Cox, “and he made me pay.”

Follow us on Twitter@boxing_com to continue the discussion

Discuss this in our forums

Related Articles

Comments

This is a place to express and/or debate your boxing views. It is not a place to offend anyone. If we feel comments are offensive, the post will be deleted and continuing offenders will be blocked from the site. Please keep it clean and civil! We want to have fun. We want some salty language and good-natured exchanges. But let's keep our punches above the belt...
  1. Koolz 11:58am, 10/15/2017

    To France we Go Heave Ho and off We Go!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0wP7ybb2nT6FtlSQfh0QPkFr8QMpb1sY&v=xFImVkmhkEQ

    Yoka vs Rice

  2. Koolz 11:43am, 10/15/2017

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64mv64
    Cruz vs Avalos

  3. Koolz 11:20am, 10/15/2017

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64mt66#tab_embed

    Lara vs Gausha

  4. Koolz 11:16am, 10/15/2017

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0wP7ybb2nT6hoiXheqMQj67SO7HAcgq_&v=tpQoneOIsVk

    Groves vs Cox

  5. Koolz 11:14am, 10/15/2017

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL0wP7ybb2nT5MUr9R9wzEhWudMCoy9GXE&time_continue=26&v=MCLTFUlMEN0

    Charlo vs Lubin

Leave a comment