English super middleweight contender James DeGale will fight for the IBF title, most likely on April 25 at the O2 Arena in London, after his countryman, Carl Froch, finally vacated the belt on Tuesday.
Carl Froch is expected to vacate his IBF super middleweight title this week, leaving the way clear for mandatory challenger James DeGale to fight for the belt in late spring. DeGale’s promoter Eddie Hearn proposed a rematch with George Groves for the IBF title, which prompted a social media exchange between the two.
An elbow injury has forced IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch to abandon hopes for a March showdown with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., with his next fight now likely to be in early summer.
Fans from the around the world share their thoughts on Andre Ward and Roc Nation, Al Haymon’s split with Golden Boy Promotions and his deal with NBC, the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder fight, #TheNeverendingStory, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
With a win over Derek Edwards on Friday night, super middleweight Andre Dirrell hopes to get one step closer to a rematch with IBF titlist Carl Froch.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated super middleweight Carl Froch is hoping to fulfill his Las Vegas dream match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. but admits to The Telegraph that he is 60/40 on retirement right now.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch reckons his dream of fighting in Las Vegas next year against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is still alive. On Monday, Froch revealed his promoter Eddie Hearn is flying to the U.S. this week for talks with Al Haymon, who is now working with Chavez Jr.
Fans share their thoughts on the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri showdown, the guy everyone wants to see Pacquiao fight, overlooked flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez, Matchroom Sport’s impact on the British boxing scene, and many other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Having added more straps to his collection, light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s team seems to be entertaining more options than just belts in the future.
Super middleweight contender George Groves got back to winning ways with a unanimous decision over Christopher Rebrasse in London on Saturday, lifting the European championship in the process.
George Groves is intent on moving past his two high-profile losses to Carl Froch when he meets European super middleweight champ Christopher Rebrasse at the Wembley Arena in London on Saturday. The winner will move closer to a shot at newly crowned WBC 168-pound titleholder Anthony Dirrell.
Fight fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters fight and the red-hot featherweight division, Manny Pacquiao’s place among the all-time greats, Carl Froch’s next move, Artur Beterbiev and some interesting middleweight mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Super middleweight contender George Groves spoke with Tom Gray about bouncing back from his crushing loss to Carl Froch, sparring with Gennady Golovkin, his thoughts on the Sakio Bika-Anthony Dirrell fight and his plans to challenge the winner of the WBC title match.