Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 12/9/14
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Questions abound in some boxing circles as to whether Carl Froch's controversial TKO win over George Groves signals that time and too many wars have finally started to catch-up with boxing's ironman. To recap briefly, Froch was floored early and given fits throughout his nine-round battle with fellow Briton, Groves, and this in a fight he was favored to win. Coming back, Froch hurt Groves, leading the referee to stop the fight, a call many have labeled as premature and unwarranted. Froch's failure to win convincingly have led some, as inevitably happens, to question Froch's overall ability. The Cobra did look a bit slow and stiff against St. George, but one has to wonder how much of that is an absolute decline in Froch's ability, and how much is relative against a quick and slick guy like Groves. Let us not forget that Carl Froch has never been a fast fighter. His main attributes have been brick-like fists, stony durability, and iron will. That Froch hit the canvas in the 1st Round ...
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