The Sky Sports cameras go inside Carl Froch’s training camp as he prepares for his IBF world super-middleweight title showdown with Lucian Bute on Saturday night. See the Cobra at home with his missus Rachael Cordingley and son Rocco, working on the game plan in the gym under the strict eye of trainer and mentor Rob McCracken, and in the dressing room at the Capital FM Arena getting a feel for the triumphant homecoming he’s expecting.
This weekend sees the return of Nottingham’s very own globetrotter Carl Froch. After embarking on one of the longest and hardest tours of duty of any British boxer, the super-middleweight warmonger challenges Canadian star Lucian Bute for his IBF strap. And he does it in the comfort of his own home for once.
A fitting finale to the groundbreaking tournament that was the Super Six World Boxing Classic and the Fight Camp 360° series that followed it right from the promotional photoshoot at the start, right to the final bell and the fighter’s flights home.
With ‘The Cobra’ fans in full voice, WBC champion Froch was first up to the stage and looked in pristine condition when he stripped off to weigh-in at 167.5lbs to a chorus of ‘there’s only one Carl Froch’.
Having spanned two years, four countries and four top 10 ranked super-middleweights, Carl Froch's journey to become the undisputed No1 fighter in his division is almost at an end. Just one more checkpoint to clear and the Nottingham man is home and dry. Getting there was never in doubt in his mind, but even he couldn't have imagined the highs, lows, dramas and twists the journey dished out...
Showtime’s awesome gallery of images from Carl Froch’s 12-round slugfest with Glen Johnson last Saturday in Atlantic City. Another barnstorming night on the Froch roadshow and one captured in glorious colour by Showtime snapper Tom Casino.
Carl Froch weighed in slightly heavier than former light-heavyweight champ Glen Johnson yesterday at the pair’s weigh-in in Atlantic City.
Froch, whose WBC title is also on the line in the Super Six semi-final clash, weighed in at 167.5lbs while Johnson came in a pound lighter at 166.5lbs.