Who will Carl Froch fight next?

Carl Froch announced yesterday that he had suffered an elbow injury, one that was expected to shelve him until sometime this summer. During the last several weeks, boxing observers had been speculating on whether Froch would fight Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., as he has said he prefers to, or fellow Briton James DeGale. Such speculation is now in abeyance, but far from scuppered. Fight...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch injury derails Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight, The Cobra will return in summer

Carl Froch is aiming to return to the ring in the summer after picking up an elbow injury in his return to training. Froch’s team have been in deep talks with Julio Cesar Chavez’s camp about a potential clash in the spring in Las Vegas following his second win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium this past summer to retain his Super Middleweight titles, the injury has forced...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 Fight wishlist for 2015

A lot of boxing pundits, as well as fight fans, start out the year with a fight wish list, and I'm no exception. Before I begin one thing deserves special comment - one wish you won't see on my list this year is Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. I'm sick to death of the whole Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao drama. It is a fight that should have happened four or five years ago, and now...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 UK Boxing Awards

2014 saw many things in UK boxing. Carl Froch and George Groves sold out Wembley with a record post-war attendance. Their rivalry culminated with a Froch stoppage win, leaving Groves with rebuilding to do. Talking of rebuilding, Amir Khan began to look more and more of a complete package this year, boxing intelligently to beat Luis Collazo and Devon Alexander. Elsewhere in the welterweight...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Round And Round, Rematch Edition: Dirrell Vs. Froch, Khan Vs. Maidana, More

Hey, it’s a “punching bag!” Fashion is so clever and this is totally not weirdly and/or accidentally misogynist. Watch out, though, model lady — Floyd Mayweather might request a fight with you next, hey-oh. (h/t unofficial TQBR fashion consultant Che; full pic) There is no transition from that to this. We’ll start this edition of Round and Round talking about various rematches...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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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November 22, 2014  |  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 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

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

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

What’s next for Golovkin: From Cotto to Canelo; Chavez Jr. to Froch

Saturday night, in front of a crowd of 8,572, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin took care of business against Daniel Geale. From the starting bell the Kazakhstan warrior dictated the tempo. But Daniel Geale looked determined to somehow make this fight go the distance. He landed a decent upper cut early in the round, and later landed a big right hook. In the later portions of the round,...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

British Boxing Beat: Butler beats Hall, continued Froch-Groves fallout & more

Blair’s view from Britain: After the incessant debate, hype and expectation ahead of the Carl Froch and George Groves rematch, British boxing pundits - myself included, got all flustered and forgot there were other fighters, nay weight classes, outside of the sterling super middleweight duo. Hence, I was left shaking my head in virulent denial on Saturday night as I was told of...
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June 10, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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

George Groves Gets Knocked The F Out By Carl Froch

George Groves got knocked out in dramatic fashion by Carl Froch on Saturday.
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May 31, 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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs. Groves II mega-preview, final chapter: Who really has the edge?

With both Carl Froch and George Groves now weighed in and ready to fight, we move ever closer to one of the biggest British fights of all time. The build up to this highly-anticipated rematch has been a struggle for both men, with each hoping to gain some sort of psychological advantage going into tomorrow evening’s bout. As Al Pacino’s character in ‘Any Given Sunday’ alluded...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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