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Carl Froch, The Man Who Wasn’t There

If you ever wondered why Carl Froch was always trying to convince you how great he was — and chances are you rolled your eyes or gritted your teeth at least once during one of his arrogant rants — you need look no further than his whole career. No matter what he did, nobody really took him him seriously until the very end. Froch, who retired this week, had a boxing career...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Carl Froch or Joe Calzaghe have the better career?

In the last week, we have witnessed the retirement of undeniable British great Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch. But today we assess his career in correlation to that of Welsh wizard Joe Calzaghe. The long-time public rivals unfortunately never squared off, so we didn’t get a chance to see how they stacked up directly. Instead, we’ll analyze the careers and see who will have the historical...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

4-time world champion boxer Carl Froch retires aged 38

LONDON (AP) Four-time world champion Carl Froch has retired from boxing after more than a year out of the ring. The 38-year-old super middleweight twice won the WBC title, as well as taking the WBA and IBF belts. The English fighter won 33 of his 35 fights, with 24 of those coming by knockout. He said Tuesday: ''I have nothing left to prove and my legacy speaks for itself.'' Froch...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 02, 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

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