Carl Froch Boxing News

Andre Dirrell: Froch didn’t beat me

By Scott Gilfoid: #8 WBC super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell (23-1, 16 KOs) is targeting IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) for a rematch. Dirrell has been talking about wanting to fight Froch again since earlier this year when Dirrell emerged from a year and a half layoff. In 2009, Dirrell lost […]

Froch counting on Chavez Jr fight, says he’ll vacate IBF title

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) is ready to vacate his IBF title rather than face his IBF mandatory challenger James DeGale next January in the UK. Froch wants a fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in Las Vegas, Nevada. Froch says his promoter Eddie Hearn has been talking […]

Arum wants Chavez Jr to fight Froch

By Scott Gilfoid: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum wants former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) to face IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch in Chavez Jr’s final fight of his contract with Top Rank. While Chavez Jr is saying he’s a free agent and has completed his […]

Golovkin willing to fight Froch in UK

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler reportedly spoke to Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch, about the unbeaten Golovkin coming over to the UK to face the 37-year-old Froch in 2015. There’s no word from Hearn whether Froch would be open to a […]

Froch says he could retire if he doesn’t get Chavez Jr fight

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) is saying the dread R-word about him possibly retiring from boxing if he doesn’t get a fight against former WBA 160lb title holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) next January on the 31st. Froch says he doesn’t want to risk his […]

Hearn hoping to deliver Froch-Chavez Jr fight in early 2015

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn is saying that Top Rank Promotions and former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr are back in talks about a fight between Froch and Chavez Jr for 2015. Froch wants to fight Chavez Jr in Las Vegas, Nevada because it’s a place […]

DeGale will fail Froch test, says McCrory

By Scott Gilfoid: Sky Sports commentator Glenn McCrory believes #1 IBF James DeGale (19-1, 13 KOs) will fail the test next January against IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) if he winds up getting selected by the 37-year-old Froch and his promoter Eddie Hearn for the fight. DeGale badly wants to fight […]

Froch says he could fight DeGale if he looks good against Periban

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) says he’s not sufficiently motivated right now to get out of bed and start training hard for a title defense against #1 International Boxing Federation challenger James DeGale (19-1, 13 KOs), but that could change if DeGale shines next month against #10 WBC […]

DeGale’s adviser offers Froch £4m for fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Ambrose Mendy, the boxing adviser for #1 IBF James DeGale, is offering IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch a guaranteed £4m if he’ll agree to fight DeGale. Mendy thinks Froch won’t take the fight, and that his promoter Eddie Hearn isn’t answering the phone. They would like to fight Froch on January […]

DeGale: Froch’s credibility and legacy will be destroyed if he loses to me

By Scott Gilfoid: International Boxing Federation (IBF) mandatory challenger James DeGale (19-1, 13 KOs) thinks IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch is flat out scared to fight him, which is why DeGale feels that Froch is dragging his feet at the idea of getting in the ring with him for a fight. DeGale thinks he’s […]

Hearn says Kessler vs. Froch III a possibility for January 31st, 2015

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn says that former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) is a possibility for IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch’s next fight on January 31st in 2015 at the O2 Arena in London, UK. This would obviously have to be a voluntary defense for the […]

DeGale: Froch is making every excuse not to fight me

By Scott Gilfoid: #1 IBF James DeGale (19-1, 13 KOs) will be fighting next month on November 22nd on the undercard of the Sky Box Office pay-per-view card headlined by Tony Bellew vs. Nathan Cleverly 2 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, UK. DeGale, 28, is not a happy camper because the guy he wants […]

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