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1st NOVEMBER 2010 SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP CANCELLED

George Groves voluntary defence against former Champion James Obede Toney on 30th October was called off just a few days beforehand when Toney failed a BBB of C medical examination. For Toney to have been allowed to travel from Ghana to Britain with what appears to be a pre-existing eye condition has caused grave embarassment to Commonwealth and Ghanaian Boxing and caused disruption, inconvenience and financial loss to both the Promoter, Hayemaker, the broadcaster, Sky Sports and to George Groves and all the other boxers scheduled to appear on the bill. The CBC will be looking into this matter with its member federation, the Ghana Boxing Authority to see what steps can be taken to limit such incidents in the future