Fan zone taking place prior to Froch-Groves II weigh-in at Wembley
- Updated: May 29, 2014
Matchroom Boxing is putting together a fan zone on Saturday afternoon at Wembley Stadium beginning a 2 p.m.
Fans can head into Wembley Arena prior to Friday’s weigh-in, as a handful of fighters will be in attendance to mingle with fans, take photos and sign autographs. Fighters on hand will include Luke Campbell, Anthony Joshua, Brian Rose, Scott Quigg, Rocky Fielding, Kal Yafai, Paul Smith, and Paulie Malignaggi.
Sky Sports’ Adam Smith will host a boxing fans forum after the fan zone with promoter Eddie Hearn, Boxing News editor Tris Dixon, promoter Dave Coldwell and both Malignaggi and Paul Smith.
All of the fighters will weigh-in from approximately 3:30 p.m. and it is open to the public.
Froch and Groves renew hostilities on Saturday night in the main event, with chief support coming from James DeGale MBE who takes on Brandon Gonzales in a final eliminator for Froch’s IBF belt.
Jamie McDonnell has the chance to become a two-time World champion when he takes on Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat for the vacant WBA Bantamweight title, Kevin Mitchell meets Ghislain Maduma in a final eliminator for the IBF Lightweight title and Olympic Gold medal hero Anthony Joshua MBE faces Matt Legg in his sixth pro contest.
Froch vs. Groves II will air live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on HBO in the U.S.