Froch catches Groves with a decent shot, George's turn to shrug it off.
Groves turns on the style again, quick jabs and right hands. Froch getting hit with clean shots again.
Bell goes just as Froch launches an attack. Another round for Groves.
Round 8 - Froch catches with a big right. Groves looks shaken but gets back to business.
The ref warns Froch for using a forearm and gives Groves a few precious extra seconds to recover.
Groves is getting caught again, seems to be taking another 'round off'. Dangerous tactic against a power puncher like Froch.
Froch warned by the ref for punching after the break again.
It wasn't pretty to look at, but that was another round to Froch. This has the look of Rocky v Apollo Creed about it: One boxer with slick skills and speed, the other with power and heart.
Groves is in big trouble, Froch caught and now smells blood.
Howard Foster has stopped the fight! Froch had him in trouble but that seemed like an incredibly early stoppage
Groves looks heartbroken. Highly controversial decision
Groves receives a huge round of applause from the crowd. Tense atmosphere in the arena though
Groves was ahead on all the judges scorecards, won the respect of the crowd and surely Froch too.
Froch and Groves seem to have settled their differences however. After a tense chat in the centre of the ring they embrace and raise each other's hands.
Groves and Froch sit down for an interview. Should be interesting...
Froch: I thought it was a fair enough stoppage.
Froch: I had free shots on him. Free shots can do serious damage in this sport.
Groves receiving huge boos still.
Groves: I've got immense respect for Froch but that should never have been a stoppage.
Groves: I am so proud to be cheered by these amazing fans. Eddie Hearn needs to make the rematch.
Froch: As a person he's been childish and rude. But we've dealt with it like men.
Froch getting a fair few boos from the crowd but seems open to a rematch.
In summary: George went over the top promoting the fight, the ref was right to stop it, we'll do it again.
Eddie Hearn: A rematch makes sense. I've never seen Froch hurt like he was in the first round before.
Froch: I'll be completely honest, I can't remember the knock down!
Groves emotional giving his thanks to his team.
Some strong views from MSN users and on twitter, here's a selection:
Thanks for being with us this evening. Whatever your views on the stoppage it was a fascinating contest, we're looking forward to the rematch already.