Froch: ‘Bute will feel force of Cobra fans at weigh-in’

Carl Froch believes he can get an early advantage over Lucian Bute at today’s public weigh-in at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, live on Sky Sports News at 2.45pm.

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Hopkins to continue fighting

Former WBC light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins has vowed to continue fighting after losing his title to Chad Dawson on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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Cleverly and Bellew call Hopkins vs Dawson II

Two men guaranteed to be tuning in to this evening’s blockbuster WBC world light-heavyweight clash between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson are Frank Warren Promotion’s brace of world class 175-pounders, WBO king Nathan Cleverly and British champ Tony Bellew.

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Hopkins: ‘I’m the last of a dying breed’

Ring veteran Bernard Hopkins was defiant about maintaining his status as the oldest world champion in boxing ahead of his WBC light-heavyweight title defence against Chad Dawson this weekend.

The 47-year-old future Hall of Famer told a media roundtable that he was the ‘last of a dying breed’ as he prepared to face a man 18-years his junior in a contest many are not giving him a chance in.

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Froch: ‘No bums for homecoming fight’

Carl Froch has dismissed any chances of taking an easy opponent for his Nottingham homecoming this spring after his proposed two-legged title clash with IBF titleholder Lucian Bute fell through.

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Froch vs Ward: Fighter’s thoughts

Super Six finalists Carl Froch and Andre Ward continued to answer questions ahead of their final Q&A session on December 17 when the pair will resolve to find the answer to who is the best super-middleweight in the world. Here’s what was said when the WBC and WBA titleholders dialed into a conference call with the world’s press this week…

Froch: ‘Pascal 10 times fighter Bute will ever be’

Carl Froch has slammed comments from Lucian Bute’s camp that he is avoiding the Canadian, claiming the IBF titleholder is not a patch on fellow countryman Jean Pascal.

Pascal: ‘Dawson is a paper champ!’

Former light-heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal has backed Bernard Hopkins over his controversial TKO loss to Chad Dawson a fortnight ago, labeling the younger man a ‘paper champ’.

Dawson won the WBC title on October 15 after appearing to throw the veteran to the canvas causing him to pick up a shoulder injury that rendered him unfit to continue.

Mayweather vs Ortiz weigh-in pictures and video

Tempers flared at the Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday night as the pair took to the scales ahead of their heavily promoted showdown this weekend.

There was a huge crowd turnout for WBC welterweight champion Ortiz who weighed in at 147lbs on the button, and hometown fighter Mayweather was roundly booed when he took to the scales to be recorded at 146.5lbs.

Pascal: ‘Bute needs more balls’

Former light-heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal has hit out at IBF super-middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute for ducking him.

Pascal revealed that Bute has turned down an offer to fight him four times saying the undefeated fighter continually faced opponents that are ‘below his level’.

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