sport news HOT OR NOT: Groves proved how far talent and perseverance can take you

HOT OR NOT: George Groves proved how far talent and perseverance can take you... and there were no arguments over Keaton Jennings being dropped by England It is a measure of George Groves' perseverance that he finally won a world title  A superb career came to an end and even Carl Froch had warm words for him  Keaton Jennings' struggles against pace meant he couldn't go on vs West Indies 

By Ian Ladyman for MailOnline

Published: 17:24 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 17:24 GMT, 1 February 2019

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It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's Ian Ladyman reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week. 

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GEORGE GROVES

A superb career came to an end this week and even Carl Froch had warm words for him. Eventually, anyway.

Not many fighters earn four cracks at a world title but it is a measure of Groves' talent and perseverance that he did, and it was nothing less than marvellous when he finally won one.

It is a measure of George Groves' talent and perseverance that he finally won a world title

It is a measure of George Groves' talent and perseverance that he finally won a world title

KYLE WALKER 

It hasn't been his best season but the other day he put out one of his finest tweets. If you haven't seen it, it was a caption on that Harry Maguire picture that did the rounds during the World Cup and poked a bit of fun at Liverpool.

It was funny and it was harmless. The fact he felt the need to quickly take it down points to how joyless football can be.

Kyle Walker's tweet after Liverpool v Leicester was funny and should not have been deleted

Kyle Walker's tweet after Liverpool v Leicester was

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