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CARL FROCH RUMORS & GOSSIP

British boxer Carl Froch loses WBA belt through inactivity

MARBELLA, Panama (AP) British boxer Carl Froch has been stripped of his WBA super-middleweight belt because of a failure to defend his title since last May. The WBA says Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm will fight for the vacant title on May 9 in Germany. Froch hasn't fought since beating George Groves in an all-British bout at Wembley Stadium on May 31. Since then, an attempted fight...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Froch Vacates Title; DeGale To Fight For Vacant Title

Carl Froch won’t be striking until sometime this summer it appears. With an elbow injury impeding his ability to make a mandatory title defense, “the Cobra” opted to vacate the IBF super middleweight title while he sits out to recover and consider his next move. This thrusts mandatory challenger James DeGale to the front of the line to fight for the vacant title without withering...
Via BadCulture
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2015  |  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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 22, 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....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 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

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

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 Shoves Groves At Press Conference

LONDON, ENGLAND - During the promotion of the first Froch vs. Groves match-up, the two clashed repeatedly most noticeably during the SkySports show Ringside. Well, the saga continues… Tickets went on sale today for their May 31st clash but they aren’t wasting any time heating up the action. Courtesy of a post on BeatsBoxingMayhem.com, at a Wembley Stadium photo shoot earlier...
Via BadCulture
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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