In the wake of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s resounding loss to Andrzej Fonfara, Carl Froch is looking elsewhere for an opponent. Here he breaks down each potential candidate.
Andre Ward spoke to RingTV.com about his desire to reach a settlement with promoter Dan Goossen given their ongoing litigation. THE RING super middleweight champ admitted the situation could keep him out of the ring for the remainder of 2014 and perhaps beyond.
Former four-time super middleweight titleholder Mikkel Kessler announced that he will continue to fight at a Wednesday press conference in his native Copenhagen, Denmark. The 35-year-old veteran had contemplated retirement.
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin “beats” RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward if they were to meet, according to Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, who ranks the 160-pounder behind Sugar Ray Robinson and Bernard Hopkins as the best in the division’s history.
Carl Froch has two options according to Andre Ward: “He has to rematch [George] Groves or try to avenge his loss to me.”
Adonis Stevenson, Carl Froch, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev and Tim Bradley are among those to be featured over the course of 10 bouts and five nights starting on Dec. 23 on HBO’s on “Boxing’s Best.”
RingTV.com spoke to Carl Froch about the bad blood showdown with Geroge Groves and no punches were pulled during the conversation. Froch defends his IBF super middleweight title against his young unbeaten countryman on Nov. 23 in Manchester, England.
Hard-hitting light heavyweights Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev will face separate opponents on Nov. 30 in Canada, and Kovalev’s promoter sees them facing each other down the road.
Part of the crossover appeal of this Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez showdown is that both fighters are unbeaten in more than 40 bouts. RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves compiled his choice of the 10 most notable clashes between unbeaten fighters. Today, Nos. 10 through 6.
Having already named all of his four children after boxers, Brandon Rios plans to do the same with his fifth, whose arrival he expects before his November clash with Manny Pacquiao.
Andre Ward says that Carl Froch isn’t at the top of his list of potential opponents but adds that if he did grant the British star a rematch, “I would look to stop him.” Ward will co-commentate the HBO-televised Chad Dawson-Adonis Stevenson fight on Saturday.