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Froch wants to save Ward for last; possibly in Las Vegas

There’s good news and bad news. The good news is that IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch says he wants to fight Andre Ward in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bad news is the fight isn’t likely going to happen until next year in the summer, if then. Froch says he wants fight other guys and save Ward for perhaps the very last fight of his career. Froch said to the bbc.co.uk "Let's keep [Ward] [...]

Fury chooses not to face Pulev in IBF eliminator; Haye fight now likely

Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO’s) will likely be facing former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye next after the purse bid for the Fury vs. Kubrat Pulev (17-0, 9 KO’s) IBF eliminator bout was cancelled when Fury’s management opted not to take part in it. The winner of the Fury-Pulev fight would have become the IBF mandatory challenger for IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir [...]

Froch: I know how to beat Andre Ward now

If IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch chooses to face Andre Ward in his next fight, he believes he now holds the knowledge of how to beat him this time. Froch’s plan involves him coming on late in the fight when Ward tends to tire out a bit and win by outworking him. Froch said to the guaradian.co.uk “If we fight again, I know what to do. Late on, he tires. At super middle, he struggles…he’s [...]

Froch: Ward is ready to be beaten; let him come to the UK to fight me

It looks like if WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO’s) wants a rematch with IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KO’s), then it’s going to have to be in the UK because Froch is making a big production about wanting the fight to take place there because Froch fought Ward in the United States two years ago in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Froch feels that [...]

Froch decisions Kessler

IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KO's) labored to a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night over WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KO's) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. The judges scored the fight 118-110, 116-112 and 115-113. The last score was the more accurate score compared to the other two. Froch barely beat Kessler. Had Kessler won the 12th [...]

Groves stops Gonzalez in 5th

Super middleweight contender (19-0, 15 KO's) defeated an over-matched #11 WBC Noe Gonzalez (30-3, 22 KO's) by a 5th round stoppage tonight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Groves put an end to the mismatch with a perfect right hand to the head that put Gonzalez down on the canvas. Gonzalez got back to his feet immediately, but the referee felt he was too hurt to continue. Groves was teeing off on [...]

Bellew beats Chilemba

WBC Silver light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew (20-1-1, 12 KO's) did enough tonight to get a 12 round unanimous decision over Isaac Chilemba (20-2-1, 9 KO's) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. The final judges scores were 116-112, 117-112 and 116-112. Bellew gave up his height and reach by choosing to fight on the inside for 12 rounds, and he spent the last six rounds just holding onto Chilemba, [...]

Atlas picks Froch to beat Kessler

ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas is picking IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) to defeat WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) in their fight tonight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Atlas’ reasons for going with Froch echo a lot of the same reasons others are picking Froch. He feels that Froch has improved considerably in the three years since he last [...]

Kessler’s promoter: Froch is starting to crack from the pressure

Kalle Sauerland, the promoter for WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s), thinks IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) is showing the hallmarks of a fighter that is mentally crumbling under the pressure of his big-fight rematch with Kessler this Saturday night in London, England. Earlier this week, Froch talked of potentially killing Kessler in the [...]

Chilemba expects to KO Bellew on Saturday night

#3 WBC light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba (20-1-2, 9 KO’s) wants to take the judges out of the equation this Saturday night in his rematch against #1 WBC Tony Bellew (19-1-1, 12 KO’s) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Chilemba fought well enough to deserve a victory last March when he fought Bellew in Liverpool, England, but the judges saw it differently and scored it a 12 round draw. This [...]

Froch goes overboard with comments about Kessler

There’s a right way and a wrong way to try and hype a fight, and IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) showed a prime example of the wrong by talking about possibly killing his opponent WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) in their unification fight this Saturday night in London, UK. Froch said this to Telegraph.co.uk “If I have to I will [...]

Kessler looking to beat Froch in front of his own fans

WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) beat IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) soundly three years ago in Herning, Denmark in front of Kessler’s Danish fans and a small spatter of Froch’s British fans. This time when Kessler faces Froch on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England, Kessler will be looking to whip Froch in front of a huge [...]
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