Carl Froch Announces Retirement Via Twitter

And with that, the Cobra makes his way to greener pastures… On Monday, via twitter, Carl “the Cobra” Froch announced his official retirement from boxing. After spending 15 years in the ring as a professional, he is hanging up his gloves once in for all. Froch’s only defeats in his 13-year professional career came against Mikkel Kessler in 2010 and American Andre Ward in 2011...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Carl Froch officially announces retirement

Carl Froch has today announced that he is retiring from boxing. Froch has brought down the curtain on a sensational career during which he twice won the WBC title, as well as the WBA and IBF belts. In 35 fights, Carl was the victor in 33 with 24 by knock out, for a final record of 33-2, 24 KOs. His final fight was his most memorable, defeating arch-rival George Groves in a rematch...
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July 14, 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...
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November 22, 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

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

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, at a Wembley Stadium photo shoot earlier...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

IBF orders rematch of Froch-Groves bout, says promoter

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says the IBF has ordered a rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves following their controversial super-middleweight title fight in November. Froch retained his WBA and IBF titles with a ninth-round stoppage against Groves in Manchester on Nov. 23. Groves launched an appeal, saying referee Howard Foster stopped the all-British fight prematurely....
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch Defeats Groves By Controversial Stoppage

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Christmas came early for Carl Froch since this fight ended a lot better than it started for him. After suffering a knock down in round one, Carl Froch emerged victorious over George Goves when ring referee Howard Foster put a halt to action in a controversial 9th round stoppage. Groves emerged with a vengeance in the early rounds quickly outworking Froch and...
Via BadCulture
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Froch Behind the Ropes tonight on Sky Sports

Carl Froch says building a future for his kids is his main motivation for his fight with George Groves, as he lifts the lid on his big fight build-up tonight on Carl Froch – Behind The Ropes, Sky Sports 1HD at 7pm. Froch gave the Sky Sports cameras exclusive access to his training camp and family life as he was deep in his training camp for his WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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