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Groves will be making the first defence of his WBA Super title that he won in May after he had inflicted the first stoppage loss of Fedor Chudinov’s career in the 6th round. ‘The Saint’ appeared in a confident mood as he stressed that the size and strength advantages in his favour will prove significant on fight night.

“I’ve always done well against guys I’m naturally bigger than”  Groves stated, before going on to say “Jamie is not so big, so if he comes in heavy he is going to be slow. He fights at middleweight and could probably even make super welter if he needed to”. Groves seemed intent on letting it be known he feels Cox is a manufactured super middleweight fighter. On the other hand, he feels that he is a man in optimum condition when at the limit of 168lbs. 

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