With former super-middleweight king Carl Froch now happily retired and, having just had a nose job done, in no mood to return to the rigors of the ring, a fight between Froch and Gennady Golovkin is confined to the Dream Fight stakes. But what a great fight it may well have been; almost definitely would have been. Had GGG stepped up (in weight, not in class of opposition) to fight “The Cobra” a couple of … Read Article
In the early part of the 1900s, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, claimed an abundance of excellent fighters: Ted “Kid” Lewis, Bob Fitzsimmons, Freddy Welsh, Jim Driscoll and Jimmy Wilde, to name but a few. In this article – 100 years since these men fought – we rank the best boxers to have emerged from these tiny shores, between, 2000-2016. Just 16 full years have passed this century so far, but … Read Article
Retired former super-middleweight king and current Sky Sports pundit Carl Froch has weighed-in with his thoughts on this Saturday’s massively intriguing Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight and, though Froch does not go so far as to say his countryman will get the win, he does say that unbeaten pound-for-pound star GGG is in for the “toughest fight of his career so far.”
Froch sparred an up and coming Book back in 2009, as he was getting … Read Article
It’s always a subjective thing, compiling a pound-for-pound top-10, but whenever a fighter, a former fighter who once graced most p-4-p charts is drawing up such a list, the picks are worth looking at. And former super-middleweight king Carl Froch, now happily retired and able to look back on a terrific career, has provided his picks for the ten best pound-for-pound boxers today.
Froch, who faced a number of fighters who were, at one time, … Read Article
British boxing great Carl Froch says WBO Middleweight King Billy Joe Saunders has the skills to take out Kazakh middleweight king Gennady Golovkin.
Froch, a four-time super-middleweight world champion, refuses to jump on the GGG bandwagon and has backed the undefeated Saunders to prove he is the world’s true middleweight champion. … Read Article
Fight fans everywhere agree it will be a momentous result, upset, occasion if Britain’s Amir Khan can defeat Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and take his middleweight title in May. When the fight was first announced, there were not too many people seemingly willing to give Khan, a former 140-pound champion who has boxed just a handful of times as a welterweight, much of a chance.
But since then, and in seeing Khan bulk up … Read Article
Retired former super middleweight world champion Carl Froch, has ruled out a comeback fight with middleweight wrecking-ball Gennady Golovkin, hopefully ending speculation once and for all as to whether he will return to the ring for one last hurrah next year.
Froch has consistently toyed with the idea of fighting Golovkin, both before and after his official retirement from boxing earlier this year, posting his now infamous ‘Too Big and Strong for GGG’ social media … Read Article
Retired former super-middleweight champion, Carl Froch, is still publicly flirting with the idea of a comeback fight against Gennady Golovkin, having met the Kazakh’s manager, Tom Loeffler for the first time.
Speaking to iFLtv alongside Loeffler after last week’s Klitschko/Fury weigh-in, the 38 year-old Froch states how he believes he would have trouble making the 168 lb super middleweight limit for any comeback, unreasonably going on to suggest he could fight the Kazakh 160 lb … Read Article
IBF super-middleweight champion, James DeGale, has dismissed all suggestions of Carl Froch ahead of his fight with Lucien Bute in Quebec in 10 days time, saying ‘The Cobra’ is both ‘an old man’ as well as ‘old news.’
DeGale fights former Froch foe Bute, in the maiden defence of the (vacant) belt he won back in May against Andre Dirrell, hoping to better his newly-retired countryman’s own destructive stoppage performance over the Canadian southpaw back … Read Article
British former super-middleweight world champion, Carl Froch sparked intrigue earlier this week with comments suggesting he was considering a comeback at 38, 18 months after his career swansong rematch against George Groves in May 2014.
Yet the ‘Cobra’, writing in his column for Sky Sports, has decided to now scotch the speculation, by saying he remains retired, and his desire to fight is gone….for the moment.… Read Article