Froch joins Boxing Legends for Butterfly Ball; Chisora, Froch on Bunce Boxing Hour

WBC World Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch will join legends from the world of boxing and icons of stage, screen and sport at the star studded Butterfly Ball which takes place at ‘Battersea Evolution’ in the heart of London's Battersea Park this Thursday night. The annual Caudwell Children Charity Ball raises vital funds for sick and disabled children across the U.K. and this year music legend Rod Stewart CBE will headline the event with a live performance..

Caudwell Children is the very last resort for special children and their families across the U.K. who desperately need life enhancing treatments, therapies and specialist equipment, while also funding and organising group holidays for terminally ill youngsters. To date the charity has donated over £9 million to thousands of children.

Froch will be joined at the event by former Undisputed World Middleweight Champ, Marvellous Marvin Hagler and 1990’s Super Middleweight rivals Chris Eubank, Nigel Benn and Steve Collins.

“The Cobra” is fresh from back to back fight of the year candidates following his thrilling win over Jean Pascal last December to claim the WBC title and last months sensational come from behind victory to stop former Undisputed Middleweight Champ, Jermain Taylor with just 14 second to go in another heart stopping encounter.

Froch has been known to relieve the boredom of long hours in training camp with his guitar singing Johnny Cash covers but it will come as no surprise to Froch fans to hear that his favourite Rod Stewart album is “Never a Dull Moment”!

Froch and Chisora on this week’s Steve Bunce Boxing Hour

There’s plenty to look forward to on the Steve Bunce Boxing Hour this Thursday at 2pm on Setanta Sports News. Steve Bunce and Andy Kerr will be joined in the studio by WBC world super-middleweight champion Carl Froch. Expect to hear the latest on Froch’s next opponent as he continues to set the middleweight division alight.

British heavyweight prospect Derek Chisora makes his first appearance on the show. Chisora is expected to square up against former world heavyweight title contender Danny Williams on the under card of Amir Khan’s WBA light-welterweight title fight against Andreas Kotelnik.

There’s an interview with Belfast’s Marty Rogan as he prepares to defend his Commonwealth title against Sam Sexton. And we speak to Barry Hearn in the build up to the latest Prize Fighter tournament.

Article posted on 13.05.2009

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