Groves sparring Dirrell ahead of DeGale clash

29 03 2011

Unbeaten Commonwealth Super-middleweight champion George Groves has been preparing for his long awaited showdown with British champion James DeGale by sparring former Super Six contender Andre Dirrell.

Groves takes on DeGale at the O2 Arena, in London on May 21st and is sparring fellow southpaw Dirrell in preparation. And Dirrell has heaped praise on Groves, saying on his twitter site:

“Groves has great talent, excellent ring-generalship and he’s very determined. I wish him all the best.”

Dirrell also praised Groves’ power, posting a picture showing damage by his left eye after their first spar together.

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