Groves announces retirement from boxing

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook George Groves won a world title by beating Fedor Chudinov last yearGeorge Groves has announced his retirement from boxing.The 30-year-old from Hammersmith has called time on his career four months after losing his WBA super-middleweight title to Callum Smith.Groves became world champion at the fourth attempt when he beat Fedor Chudinov in Sheffield in 2017.AdChoices广告Groves said: “After taking a little time to reflect on the recent events in my career, I have decided that it is time for me to retire as a professional fighter.“In 2017, I boxed in front of a home crowd in Sheffield and became the WBA super-middleweight world champion.“After four attempts I had finally fulfilled my childhood dream, and the experience was as great as I had always imagined it would be. It was without doubt the best moment of my career.”Groves, a product of the Dale Youth Boxing Club in Notting Hill, also won the British, European and Commonwealth titles.last_img

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