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Wembley Stadium to host rematch

Updated: March 4, 2014, 6:32 AM ET
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LONDON -- The highly anticipated rematch between British fighters Carl Froch and George Groves for the WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles will take place at Wembley Stadium in May, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed Tuesday.

With Wembley able to seat up to 90,000, the fight is expected to set a post-World War II attendance record for a boxing match in Britain. The record is 56,000 in 2008 for Ricky Hatton-Juan Lazcano at the City of Manchester Stadium.

"It's brilliant news for many, ...

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