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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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are destined to fight

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum told RingTV.com that Carl Froch and former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. may clash on January 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas. “I don’t want to say anything more about anything until we get it done,” said Arum, 82, whose contract with Chavez is valid until October 2015. The 37-year-old Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) knocked George Groves onto Queer...
Via Sports by Colin
July 30, 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 30, 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,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 28, 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

Carl Froch may fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas

Promoter Bob Arum is interested in making an autumn match between Carl Froch and former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) knocked George Groves onto Queer Street in the eighth round last weekend to successfully defend the IBF and WBA super middleweight crowns. The 26-year-old Groves (19-2, 15 KOs), whose awkward style again gave the Nottingham native...
Via Sports by Colin
June 04, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch and George Groves tip the scales to fight

Carl Froch and George Groves tipped the scales this afternoon for tomorrow’s rematch at Wembley Stadium in London. The 6-foot-1 Froch (32-2, 23 KOs) weighed 167.6 pounds and the 6-foot Groves (19-1, 15 KOs) went 166.25. In their original scrap last November, Froch successfully defended the IBF and WBA super middleweight crowns with a controversial ninth round TKO triumph over Groves...
Via Sports by Colin
May 30, 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...
Via BadCulture
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 5/27: Carl Froch Vs. George Groves Preview With Sam Sheppard

That’s it. We’re done. Hope is gone and humanity will fail. If the two jovial, carefree gentlemen in the photo above, rapper T.I. and Floyd Mayweather (via), cannot get along, then who can? Forget peace in the Middle East, TQBR Radio is just waiting for Brad Pitt and Jen Aniston to get back together. Boxing is hinting that it will be heading into a busier time coming up, but...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 27, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch: I wasn’t sharp last time, Groves is busy enjoying his 5 minutes of fame

Carl Froch told Sky Sports’ Behind The Ropes that George Groves has been ‘dining out on his round one knockdown against The Cobra’ and that he won’t let the challenger get under his skin in their rematch on Saturday at Wembley Stadium. Sky Sports gained exclusive access to both camps ahead of the huge clash and tonight on Sky Sports 1 at 7pm we see the first of the two-part...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff picks: Froch vs. Groves II predictions from the ProBoxing-Fans.com team

Carl Froch vs. George Groves Rematch Predictions & Analysis It's time for the rematch, and one of the biggest fights in British boxing history, with Carl Froch once again taking on challenger George Groves. After a controversial first fight, how does the second go play out? Take a look at our Froch vs. Groves II predictions to get our thoughts, and a round-up of different...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Key questions for Froch vs Groves II, part I: Will the rematch be like the first fight?

As is custom in boxing, the sequel to the original has attracted the interest of the mainstream fan. As the rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves prepares to cross the divide, going from boxing match to massive public event on the 31st, fight fans will be hard at work knitting together an accurate picture of how they feel the fight may play out. Froch or Groves II is the ultimate...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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