Carl Froch nominated for 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The Cobra joins Bale, McIlroy and Hamilton for BBC’s 2014 Sports Personality of the Year: Carl Froch has been shortlisted for BBC’s 2014 Sports Personality of the Year award. The Cobra made the list after his stunning KO win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 31 – a night where boxing was center stage and the Nottingham star’s huge right hand in the eighth round...
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Callum Smith dominates Nikola Sjekloca; Carl Froch says it was the perfect step

Callum Smith dominated Nikola Sjekloca over 12 rounds to successfully move ahead in the rankings via a world title eliminator at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Smith hurt Sjekloca to the body in the fifth and threatened to add to his 11 stoppage wins, but the experienced Montenegrin kept the Liverpool talent at bay, with the judges scoring the fight 118-111, 118-110 and 120-108. Callum...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arum says he has Froch lined up for Chavez Jr. in Jan.; Calls Mikey Garcia situation sad

With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. only fighting three times in the last two years, some are beginning to feel that the former middleweight titlist is wasting his career away while it’s in its prime. Chavez Jr. reportedly turned down a fight with current two-belt middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin, who fights Saturday night against Marco Antonio Rubio, and there has been little on what...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Round And Round, Featuring What’s Next For Canelo Alvarez, Carl Froch, Danny Garcia And Others

I can’t promise you any fights with novelty value like Muhammad Ali vs. Richard Pryor (pictured), but I can offer you a big fresh helping of boxing news. Round and Round is all about fights in the works, fights being cancelled and fights that have been made. Some of the biggest names of the sport are involved, as you can see from the title, so let’s just get right into it...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Round And Round, Featuring Canelo Alvarez, Carl Froch, Danny Garcia And More

I can’t promise you any fights with novelty value like Muhammad Ali vs. Richard Pryor (pictured), but I can offer you a big fresh helping of boxing news. Round and Round is all about fights in the works, fights being cancelled and fights that have been made. Some of the biggest names of the sport are involved, as you can see from the title, so let’s just get right into it...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves still looking for 3rd Carl Froch fight

Would the Third Time be the Charm for Groves? He Thinks So: Despite his two brutal defeats to rival Carl Froch, George Groves has made it clear he wants to step into the ring and face him again. Yes, Groves still believes that he could beat Froch. Of course, while they are fairly evenly matched Groves has been beaten on both previous occasions. Groves made the challenge on the back...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Back To HBO + Round And Round Featuring Carl Froch, Amir Khan, Abner Mares And More

It’s been a while, but we’re back with a bumper edition of Round And Round, with all the business of fights being signed, fights being negotiated and fights being flirted with. Apart from the men in the headline, the fighters from the Mayweather vs. Maidana undercard are busy booking their next fights, Marcos Maidana himself is looking to bounce back and one of the biggest events...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves must answer these 3 questions this weekend

This weekend George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns to the ring following his May defeat to Carl Froch, taking on Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs). After losing the biggest fight of his career thus far it will be intriguing to see how Groves looks. This fight should give us an indication as to whether or not Groves has recovered, or even can recover, from two big defeats to a domestic...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Juergen Braehmer would drop to 168 to fight Carl Froch in England

WBA titlist Juergen Braehmer can't wait to get in the ring, and he wants to go against the Brit Carl Froch. Froch has announced he is only interested in a really big fight – and Braehmer is challenging him to a bout. The former WBO and current WBA world champion in the light-heavyweight class intends to defend his title and is even prepared to drop a weight class for the duel...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch Eyes HBO PPV Fight vs Chavez Jr; Not GGG

According to promoter Eddie Hearn, Carl Froch has been told that a fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr would be slated as a HBO PPV, while a fight against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin would  not be a PPV. Froch is coming off of a good win over George Groves but he hasn’t shown huge star potential in the US and Chavez Jr has a decent name but he hasn’t shown the ability to be...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 opponents for Carl Froch after big KO win over Groves

Who Will (& Should) Carl Froch Fight Next? As Carl Froch ended his bitter rivalry with George Groves both concussively and conclusively he now looks set to embark on the final portion of an excellent career. ‘The Cobra’ will be 37 later this year, and it is uncertain as to how many more fights he wishes to have. He certainly has at least one more fight ahead though, which...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3 reasons why Ward vs. Froch II makes sense now

Now's the Time for a Rematch Between Andre Ward & Carl Froch: The outcome of the Carl Froch vs. George Groves rematch was as thrilling as it was earthshaking, as Froch imposed his will on his fellow Briton and put him down with a thunderous, one-punch kayo in the 8th Round. In so doing, Froch not only gave 80,000 roaring fight fans plus millions watching on TV a classic boxing...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxer proposes to girlfriend after knocking out opponent

One of the most memorable moments from the Academy Award winning movie “Rocky” is when Philadelphia underdog Rocky Balboa embraces his girlfriend Adrian in the ring after taking Apollo Creed the distance. It might very well be the most romantic moment in boxing history. However, IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch may have something to say about that. After knocking...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Can George Groves recover physically & mentally from crushing KO loss to Froch?

Although technically what happened in Wembley Stadium on Saturday night is a TKO because the referee stopped the fight without making a count, in all other ways Carl Froch delivered a devastating one-punch kayo to George Groves. Groves wasn't just stopped; he was hit by a right cross that turned him around like a music box ballerina and deposited him on his ass, leaving him splayed...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Froch vs. Groves results: Fight night photos, quotes, video interviews

Carl Froch says his fantastic KO win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium has still not sunk in – and The Cobra is urging British boxing to capitalize on its greatest night. Right here, we have a collection of great coverage on the Froch vs. Groves results, including fight night photos, video interviews with some of the fighters, quotes and reactions, and more. Froch secured back...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Head To Head: Is Carl Froch An Unloved Great Or A Corrosive Jerk?

There is no boxer in the world today with a CV as good as Carl Froch’s that gets so little respect. Could that have something to do with his smug, punchable face? I think so, but maybe I’m biased. In the wake of Froch’s definitive KO win over George Groves in their super middleweight rematch I sat down with TQBR founder Tim Starks to nut out our differences over “The Cobra...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch KOs Opponent Then Proposes to Beautiful Girlfriend (Photos)

Carl Froch had himself a night to remember. First, Froch KO’d George Graves in the 8th round in front of a packed United Kingdom crowd. Froch called the punch “The best punch of his life.” Well that was only the beginning of his memorable night because Froch took the opportunity to propose to his girlfriend, Rachael Cordingley. From the look of the smile on her face I’d...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch, Legend, Brutally Knocks Out George Groves

It was, by the measure of the 80,000 fans in attendance, the biggest British fight ever. And it was Carl Froch, the man who currently rules the British scene, who established his conclusive supremacy on HBO over fellow British super middleweight George Groves with a fearsome knockout that was in no way as controversial as the stoppage in their first meeting. Groves, as usual, started...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch vs. George Groves weigh-in results, photos & video

Froch vs. Groves 2 Weights: The Carl Froch vs. George Groves weigh-in was held this afternoon in advance of Saturday's sold out bash at Wembley Stadium, when 80,000 fans will take in the much anticipated rematch between the two rivals. Right here, you can find the Froch vs. Groves weigh-in results, along with photos and video of the proceedings. Take a look and see how it all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs Groves II: Final Press Quotes & Photos

LONDON, ENGLAND - Below are quotes from today’s Froch vs. Groves II Final press conference in London. Froch vs. Groves II happens Saturday, May 31 live on HBO beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT. Carl Froch “I still can’t believe that we’ll be walking out in front of 80,000 fans, boxing fans and non-boxing fans.” “I’ve prepared for this fight like no other fight before. Unbelievable...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs. Groves 2 preview series, part IV: How much does Carl Froch have left?

The aging process of fighters is one far less subtle than that of most other human beings. As the bones become brittle, the muscles worn, the skin bruised and reflexes dimmed, boxing’s unflinchingly brutal nature ultimately pushes all physical maladies to the fore. The body can betray a fighter right there, in front of the bright lights that once shone on them, the crowds that...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs. Groves 2 final press conference photos, video & quotes

The final press conference for this weekend's massive Carl Froch vs. George Groves 2 fight at Wembley Stadium in London was held on Thursday afternoon. Present were both of the headline fighters, the trainers and the rest of the teams. Right here, you can check out a full collection of Froch vs. Groves II press conference photos, a video stream of the entire press conference...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

80k Fans Expected At Wembley Stadium for Froch vs. Groves II

Big time fight in London this Saturday here is what Froch and Groves are saying about their rematch. Carl Froch: “George Groves has been going to the opening of an envelope, dinning out on his round one knockdown against The Cobra and giving it large. But that’s his prerogative if he is enjoying the moment his little time his little five minutes of fame then you know he should...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves workout photos & quotes: Carl Froch is an ignorant fighter

George Groves described Carl Froch’s technique as ‘awful’ and rejected the champion as a fighting man ahead of their rematch on Saturday at Wembley Stadium. Groves called their first meeting a ‘daylight robbery’ when Froch survived a first round knockdown and a furious onslaught in a sixth round that the Londoner called ‘the worst round in Carl Froch’s career’, only...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

5 questions for Froch vs. Groves II, part 2: Will Froch handle Groves’ mind games?

Part 2 of The Froch vs. Groves Mega-Preview: Prior to their first fight last November, George Groves rattled Carl Froch without landing a punch. Groves; a once precocious prospect evolving into a contender, was deemed unworthy of his world title shot by Froch, who appeared unnerved at every promotional event the duo were involved in. Groves sought to rub this in at every given turn...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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