Froch-Groves II locked in for May 31

Updated: February 13, 2014, 12:57 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Six months after their hugely controversial fight, unified super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and top contender George Groves agreed to terms for a rematch on May 31 at a British site to be determined, Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn announced Thursday.

The deal concluded weeks of acrimonious negotiations and the threat by Froch to walk away from the fight to pursue a summer match in the United States against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. But that would have meant Froch would have ...

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