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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...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch KOs Opponent Then Proposes to Beautiful Girlfriend (Photos)

Carl Froch had himself a night to remember. First, Froch KO’d George Graves in the 8th round in front of a packed United Kingdom crowd. Froch called the punch “The best punch of his life.” Well that was only the beginning of his memorable night because Froch took the opportunity to propose to his girlfriend, Rachael Cordingley. From the look of the smile on her face I’d...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs Groves II: Final Press Quotes & Photos

LONDON, ENGLAND - Below are quotes from today’s Froch vs. Groves II Final press conference in London. Froch vs. Groves II happens Saturday, May 31 live on HBO beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT. Carl Froch “I still can’t believe that we’ll be walking out in front of 80,000 fans, boxing fans and non-boxing fans.” “I’ve prepared for this fight like no other fight before. Unbelievable...
Via BadCulture
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch vs. Groves 2 preview series, part IV: How much does Carl Froch have left?

The aging process of fighters is one far less subtle than that of most other human beings. As the bones become brittle, the muscles worn, the skin bruised and reflexes dimmed, boxing’s unflinchingly brutal nature ultimately pushes all physical maladies to the fore. The body can betray a fighter right there, in front of the bright lights that once shone on them, the crowds that...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Joshua opponent named for Froch-Groves II undercard

Anthony Joshua will face Matt Legg on the undercard of Carl Froch’s rematch on May 31 at Wembley Stadium. Olympic Gold medalist Joshua boxes for the sixth time as a professional and is aiming to take his KO record to six out of six with them all inside the first two rounds. Legg will have something to say about that as he grabs a golden opportunity to perform on the biggest stage...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Froch & Rachael Cordingley competing on UK dance competition Stepping Out

Carl Froch swaps the boxing ring for the dance-floor tomorrow night on ITV1’s ‘Stepping Out’ at 6.30pm. The Cobra and his girlfriend Rachael Cordingley battle five other celebrities and their partners in the five-week show presented by Davina McCall. Froch and Cordingley are up against former Westlife star Brian McFadden and his girlfriend Vogue Williams, actress and Loose...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Froch delighted with hometown reception

Carl Froch says he’s ‘deeply honoured’ by the decision from Nottingham City Council to hold a civic reception for him tomorrow night (Thursday June 20) at the Council House in the city centre. Credit: Lawrence Lustig The Cobra is riding high after avenging his defeat against Mikkel Kessler in a stunning fight at the O2 Arena on May 25 live on Sky Sports Box Office, and Froch...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxer shows unreal restraint before bout

You have to give boxing champion Carl Froch credit for his otherworldly restraint. So you think otherworldly is too strong? Well, Froch swore off having sex before his match against Mikkel Kessler. No big deal you say? Get a load of Froch's model girlfriend –Rachael Cordingley. His control paid off, as the 35-year-old scored a unanimous decision to retain his middleweight...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxer credits win to abstinence

Well, self-imposed abstinence and lots of training. Newly crowned WBF super-middleweight champ Carl Froch prepared for his title match in truly dedicated fashion.

Via Speleb
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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