Found November 17, 2012 on
The Queensbury Rules:
(Carl Froch, right; Yusaf Mack, left)
Carl Froch gave Philadelphia’s Yusaf Mack a taste of the Lucian Bute treatment Saturday at the Capital FM Arena. “The Cobra” dropped Mack in the opening round, stunned him umpteen times throughout the course of the contest, and then crumpled him to the mat in round 3 with a ferocious body assault punctuated by a perfunctory left hook to the head.
It was as if Froch, 30-2 (22), had to rein himself in from embarking upon the type of hell-for-leather melee that had done in Bute back in May. Mack, though, offered little in terms of attacking threat and so the hammer-fisted favourite quickly lost patience with him and began wailing away to devastating effect.
A left hook towards the end of round 1 had Mack, 31-5-2 (17), clinging to Froch for dear life and a follow-up left smash and skimming right hand found the 32 year-old American squared up and off-balance. It took little more than a nudge with Froch’s left to bundle the visitor ove...
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Britain's Carl Froch stopped American Yusaf Mack in the third round Saturday night to retain the IBF super middleweight title.
Mack keeled over after being struck with a right-left combination into his ribs from Froch, with the one-sided fight ending with 28 seconds left in the round.
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Yusaf Mack stripped naked to make weight for his super-middleweight title fight against Carl Froch. Now, the heavy American underdog is planning to strip the champion of his belt.
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