WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch held an open workout session yesterday to show of his form ahead of his Super Six semi-final clash with Glen Johnson this weekend.
Froch worked out for 30 or so minutes at the Mendez Boxing Gym in New York City and told the gathered press that he would make Johnson pay for taking him away from his new born son.
Tarver, who has shared a ring with Johnson twice, losing and winning one, believes Froch has the superior boxing skills and the resolve to see it through against the veteran fighter.
Froch takes on Johnson on June 4 to book a place opposite Ward in the tournament final and the Nottingham man reckons he already has Ward’s number.
WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch has called his upcoming Super Six semi-final clash against Jamaican veteran Glen Johnson his ‘toughest fight’ to date.
Froch, who faces Johnson on June 4 in Atlantic City, is refusing to look ahead to the Super Six Final where WBA champion Andre Ward awaits until after his bout with Johnson.
Video highlights of Andre Ward’s dominant win over Arthur Abraham in the Super Six semi-final on Saturday night. After weathering an early storm from Abraham, Ward went on to his impose his will and style on his way to a heavily one-sided unanimous decision.
Ward's speed and power proved too much for Abraham as he eased his way to a 12-round unanimous decision over the German and took his unbeaten record to 24-0.
Cleverly faces German Juergen Braehmer for his WBO strap on May 21 and reckons winning the title could set up a massive domestic showdown with Froch, after the Nottingham finishes in the Super Six.
Carl Froch has signed a five-fight promotional deal with Matchroom Sport that will see him complete the Super Six series – fighting Johnson and then a possible final against either Andre Ward or Arthur Abraham – and then three more fights.
WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch has revealed he is in talks with boxing promoter Eddie Hearn about a possible move to Matchroom Sport after the conclusion of the Super Six.
Froch, who recently became a free agent after parting company with long time promoter Mick Hennessy, will have his next two fights promoted in the US if he is to reach the final of the Showtime tournament.