I take JMM. He’s the 2nd BEST Boxer of his era.Posted May 28, 2013 12:31 am
Correctemundo/boxtra- I keep asking u who are you calling to win jmm vs bradley???? Let’s not wait til fight day when u either say both will win or one fighter will win if he does this and the other fighter will win if he does that. Were not asking for keys to victory.Posted May 27, 2013 2:18 pm
Jonn E. JaGozza
Froch and Kessler are both good fighters but not great fighters and I enjoy watching them both fight but they’re NOT in the same league as Ward or any really great fighters, both will do well if they will stay in the game but each absorbs too much punishment. Both were easily hit which
Andre Ward = Effective but dull and Always fights at home = Sven Ottke…..WARD IS THE NEW OTTKE!Posted May 27, 2013 5:25 am
CORRECTION…..But I’ll take the WIN nonetheless.Posted May 27, 2013 1:11 am
It’s Me, Ernie
After the fact, once again…Posted May 26, 2013 10:49 pm
I DIDN’T expect Froch to stop Kessler… The fight played out exactly like I envisioned it, except Carl threw a lot more punches than he needed to, or I thought he would throw… If he just sat back, jabbed, and pot-shotted like he did vs Abraham the fight would have been a lot easier… But Froch was super wound up and threw a lot of punches when there were no openings — and leaving hmself open to occasional counters from Kessler, who did very little to take advantage of them.. I was amazed at some of Froch’s wild swngs.. He did a 360 when he missed one wild shot.Posted May 26, 2013 7:33 pm
CORRECTION….I really expected him to stop Kessler….Posted May 26, 2013 5:16 pm
More on the Fight……I really liked how Froch came out pumping that Jab on Kessler. Carl really brought it against Mikkel. Mikkel showed that he was no PUNK and came back strong but Carl was not to BE denied. They fought Rock em Sock em Robot style and Carl prevailed at that just as he DID the First time but got ROBBED….As I SAID before Froch no longer had to deal with Jet lag and had more wind in him. He hurt Kessler worse in the first Fight than he DID this time and IF he jumped on him he would have stopped him. This time either his punches got WEAKER or Kessler’s chin got BETTER. I really expected him to stop. But I’ll take WIN nonetheless.Posted May 26, 2013 5:16 pm
Froch should fight Kessler again in a massive football stadium in front of 70,000 for mega money, that would be great!! While Ward can stay in the USA where he’s nice and safe, and fight another American in front of his neighbours and his dog, earning peanuts.Posted May 26, 2013 5:04 pm
Ward is #2 P4P and Carl Froch cannot supplant him.Posted May 26, 2013 4:33 pm
THANK you Boxtradamus. YOU are the GREATEST.Posted May 26, 2013 4:32 pm
I am BACK! Have been away for the past few weeks. I of course was CORRECT picking Carl Froch UD! I see the IMPOSTORS and WANNABES have been out in FULL FORCE in the GREAT ONE’S absence. CORRECTAMUNDO in particular I am FLATTERED how much you try to be LIKE the GREATEST fight prophet of ALL TIME, and that TIME INCLUDES the few weeks I was AWAY!! YOU have potential but a LONG way off as it take YEARS or picking the WINNERS in fights at my percentage, which requires a SUPERNATURAL GIFT that I POSSES.Posted May 26, 2013 3:59 pm
Mick the Marmalizer
Froch/Ward II or Froch/Steiglitz are the only options, unless a 3rd fight with Kessler is signed!Posted May 26, 2013 3:13 pm
The Rash My Sister Had
Froch is overrated at this point. Ward would school him even worse now, then he would be done in the sport. Where was Froch’s ol lady at yesterday? Missed those breasts, but didn’t miss the mouth.Posted May 26, 2013 2:54 pm
Hmm Hop vs Froch I put my money on Froch. Froch work rate is to high all Froch needs to do is maintain distance and blitzkrieg B-hop with punches I don’t think Hop could keep up with the volume. Froch can’t let Hop tie him up and make it ugly. Stay back and throw high volume. I would like to see the fight and I put my cash on Froch. Ward vs Froch different story Ward is a better boxer period same result Ward by UD provided the judges are not corrupt. With Canelo ballooning up to 172 I would like to see Froch or Ward kick his ass. I would like to see Martinez take on Kessler.Posted May 26, 2013 2:30 pm
Graeme – please feel free to name the “much better opponents than Calzaghe” – are we talking about the declining middleweight Taylor? The novice Dirrell? Abraham, who had never previously fought at SM prior to super 6 and didn’t exactly cover himself in glory? Glen Johnson – the man whose career at the top level has always been more about losing than winning? Even Pascal had not fought a truly significant opponent prior to losing to Froch – and even then all but one of his fights had been in his hometown – and shot up to LH immediately, suggesting he wasn’t a true SM?Posted May 26, 2013 1:44 pm
Not to mention Kessler has had a grand total of 3 fights – all modest opponents – in the 3 years since their first fight.Posted May 26, 2013 1:24 pm
The moral of the story…Froch couldn’t beat Kessler 3 years past his best but can beat Kessler 6 years past his best…Posted May 26, 2013 1:21 pm
“It was more than 4 years ago when Joe beat him, when Hops was the linear 175 champ and No.3 pound for pounder – these days he’s neither.”…actually, more than 5 years ago. And when you’re in your 40′s, 5 years is a helluva long time, time in which your physical attributes can rapidly deteriorate. Bhop would surely have beaten Chad 4 years ago.Posted May 26, 2013 12:54 pm
Killing Moon The Soothsayer
The Judge : OMG you’re right….Only a trained eye such as yourself could’ve picked up the little proofs there was revealed though…Posted May 26, 2013 12:52 pm
Hugh…Yes, Kessler has slipped from being A class for sure, you probably have to stretch back to 2005-07 to see him at the absolute elite level and peak of his powers, although he’s still agood scalp for Carl, even in 2013. Bhop is a stellar name and would be a good opponent also but surely at almost 49 years old even he isn’t quite A class any more? It was more than 4 years ago when Joe beat him, when Hops was the linear 175 champ and No.3 pound for pounder – these days he’s neither. To have a chance of elevating his greatness, Froch needs to fight the Ring Champs, and at the moment that’s Ward and Dawson. A third brawl with Kessler would be cool for the fans though.Posted May 26, 2013 12:51 pm
@ Killing Moon The Soothsayer
Did you watch the build ups?
Froch looked much busier in training, Kessler looked like he could take it or leave it.
Watch Kessler go in the third fight ;)Posted May 26, 2013 12:31 pm
Entirely agree withe Love-The-Sport Bernard hopkins would be a mistake as it would become a scrappy affair but i think froch would win it. Andre Ward would beat froch again in a closer fight no doubt his fighting style is awkward but very effective and very old school. Edwin Rodriguez or Adonis Stevenson would be my picks in exciting fights or I would like to see Froch take on JCC Jnr if he moves up to SMW. I dont know why people try and criticise froch he sometimes is ungamely and scrappy but he finds ways to win and normally in exciting fashion i personally love froch and he is one of my all time favourite fighters from UK with ricky hatton. He has fought much better fighters than calzaghe in my opinion calzaghe was a top fighter and may have caused all kinds of problems for froch but he beat an old roy jones and hopkins a hyped up lacy and a top fighter in mikkel kessler who now froch has already beatenPosted May 26, 2013 12:30 pm
Agree about Chad but Hopkins is the one offering to cometo the UK and do a catchweight, Froch is on record that he doens’t want to do LHW.
Dawson isn’t in the picture and no way he’ll do catchweight or SMW after the Ward fight. So that leaves Hopkins – who is still a legend and imo in the best 3 fighters in the SMW and LHW division.
If Ward fight can’t be made – Hopkins is ready to be on the next plane.
My point being – Hopkins is an A+ fighter – FRoch doesn’t have that on his record. The best he has is a now past his best Kessler. Kessler was an A fighter I’d say now he’s A-Posted May 26, 2013 12:26 pm
Hugh …good post. Except Dawson is no.1 at 175, not Hops. But yeh, to be the true world champ of the division you have to beat the linear champ or the closest thing to it. And at 168 Ward is the man. At light heavy it’s Chad – both are Ring Champs. And like you said, during his reign, Calzaghe was the genuine Champ in both these divisions, simultaneously. Froch is yet to do it in one.Posted May 26, 2013 12:11 pm
Not Ward,in any ring in any country,he whups Froch all day every day.Posted May 26, 2013 12:09 pm
Killing Moon The Soothsayer
And why is everyone talking Hopkins… LHW is one of (if not) the weakest division…There are alot of better fights for Froch at SMW (Even if you took Wards and Kesslers names off that div)….There are young brits moving up, the german invasion and a couple of americans too.Posted May 26, 2013 12:06 pm
Congrats to Carl for a great performance. Of all the attributes Foch has: the long arms, great conditioning, power, physical strength, nothing defines him like that iron chin he has and the trust he has in it. He knows he can take a solid punch from basically anyone and he takes chances like he means it.
Well that will probably be hecdogs worst fight forcast of his life. And the crackpots who were saying guerrero because god is behind him, those religious extremist’s pretty much need banned.Posted May 26, 2013 11:59 am
Killing Moon The Soothsayer
The Judge: Yes, two people goes into the ring trying to take eachothers head off …And both totally spent after the fight…Clearly a set-up…Posted May 26, 2013 11:58 am
In the proper days of just one World Champion and one belt per division – Carl Froch wouldn’t have even been World Champion.
Not a big Calzaghe fan but he beat the best guy in the SMW division and the best guy in the LHW division.
He also beat a prime version of Kessler as opposed to one very much past his best.
The point I’m making here is – Joe beat the two best guys in 2 divisions and was recognised as the best man at 2 weights when he retired and held the Ring belt in the two weight divisions which is the only that means anything anymore.
If you hold the Ring it means you are recognised as the best.
Carl isn’t even recognised as the best man at one weight.
He really needs to get an A+ guy like legend Hopkins on his CV or certainly a Ward to prove he would have been a World Champion in the days of just one belt.
As many as saying – he’s the BEST OF THE REST right now, not the BEST OF THE BEST.
To be the best you have to beat the best Carl, that is Hopkins and Ward.Posted May 26, 2013 11:57 am
The cynic in me thinks it was set all along for Froch to win this second fight so that a third could be set up to gain even more money.Posted May 26, 2013 11:55 am
U will have submit your official forcasts to me boxtra and I will keep u honest. Blaster, my son. You should go by blaster from now on. Ok corrected-mundo. Can I just call u blaster? U can call me master. I don’t need your forecast’s on obvious fights and that’s any floy may fight of the last decade. And most likely anyone floyd may fight in the future unless he fights pac, canelo, trout, martinez, ggg, or broner or mathysee. EVERYTHING else is a given for floyd and predetermined win. Hey blaster who do you have winning? Marquez or bradley?!?!Posted May 26, 2013 11:53 am
hecdog took Guerrero. I remember THAT. I remember Boxtra CORRECTLY predicting the GREATEST knockout in the ENTIRE History of Boxing in taking Marquez over Pacquiao by knockout which was in the lower 1% of all predictions made!!!! WOW!!!! I can only HOPE to be CLOSE to as GREAT as Boxtra IS.Posted May 26, 2013 11:41 am
I think Boxtra retired from being too GREAT at picking the WINNER. As a matter of FACT he retired after CORRECTLY taking Alvarez over Trout by ROBBERY. SO go take a MEMORY class.Posted May 26, 2013 11:37 am
You were reling from two defeats when canelo fought. Boxtra had fallen away deep into hiding in shame. Only to emerge as “correctemundo”. So now were watch the rise of the dark knight correctemundo. I don’t recall u making any canelo forecast so unfortuanetly I cannot credit or discredit you for that but I can say I doubt it because you were gone and come to think of it boxtra has still not really surfaced. Those two wrong calls all but killed the ol “boxtradamous”. Maybe we will see his return. As far as floyd and broner do u seriously want props for stating the obvious again? Does anyone or did anyone in the world pick paulie or feather fisted crappy stoppage rate at lightweight robert gueerero to win their fighs. If so you know immediately that whoever is making that forecast, doesn’t know boxingPosted May 26, 2013 11:33 am
Everyone at 175 is no factor in the Sport of Boxing until they can beat someone ON the P4P list or get there THEMSELVES. Ward is already THERE. Come on Froch. You’ve shown that you can beat #0 P4P Kessler. Now try #2 P4P Ward.Posted May 26, 2013 11:27 am
Tomato Can Stan
Kessler was game and I give him credit for countering well and he was competitive throughout the whole bout. But it seemed Froch landed more and also had the heavier shots. Do it again, this time in Vegas or Atlantic City away from the hometown judging.Posted May 26, 2013 11:26 am
WHO cares about 175???? Ward is rated #2 in the ENTIRE Sport of Boxing which includes ALL Divisions. That’s why Dawson abandoned 175 to have a chance at facing the #2 Fighter in the ENTIRE Sport.Posted May 26, 2013 11:25 am
Dude I’ve picked SO MANY WINNERS that its becoming NAUSEATING. I just took Alvarez, Floyd, Matthysse, and Froch in a ROW. WOW!!!!!!! ANd I’m taking Broner over Malignaggi. Another CORRECT pick by ME.Posted May 26, 2013 11:23 am
Do I think ward would thrive at 175 when froch jacked him up round 12 of their fight? I don’t know. The only guy I’m following big time at that weight is kovalev. I was hoping chad would win against ward. I was definetly rooting for chad. The hopkins conquerer. I would have to see more chad dawson. Ya never know chad could go on a carl froch esque streak and line up a rematch at 175 with ward. Ward smoked dawson though in a manner I totally did not expect. And I wonder, rather I believe the weight drain played a factor. Ward should’ve fought him at 175. He did not he pussed out. So no, wards a non factor at 175 until hefights at that weight.Posted May 26, 2013 11:21 am
Dude u picked rios. And you picked donaire. You PICK winners of fights not if this then that arguments. We don’t lay money down on “if this then that arguments”. We lay money down and stand by FIGHT FORCASTING. We pick one fighter to win. Stop your garbage. We saw u pick rios and donaire so stfu. Your waffling is ridiculus and makes u loose any respect u could have and simultaneously destroys your east side repPosted May 26, 2013 11:16 am
What MY face looks like is irrelevant. Picking the WINNER is what’s relevant and I picked the WINNER once again!!Posted May 26, 2013 11:13 am
I SAID IF Rigo took MY advice and abandoned his pre Fight gameplan he would WIN and I was CORRECT……I only predicted ONE Rios-Alvarado Fight which was the FIRST one and I was CORRECT yet again. SO go take a READING class.Posted May 26, 2013 11:11 am
Bears… Sure Dawson came down to 168 for the fight, but It’s safe to say that 99% of the boxing world know that Ward would have Chad’s number whatever weight they fought at. At 175 it may be closer (Ward couldn’t win any more convincingly than he did could he??), but I don’t know anybody who would favour Dawson in a rematch. And dawson is the linear champ at 175 – he’s the very best at that weight. Would Cleverly or Cloud beat him?nope. But Ward would, and did. There’s more exciting changers at 168 for SOG so I hope he stays at that weight. But we all know, if he chooses to be, he’s the boss at light heavy too.Posted May 26, 2013 11:10 am
CORRECTION…..once again last night!Posted May 26, 2013 11:09 am
Boxtra you called donaire and alvarado fights wrong. Greatest at forecasting fights? Hardly. Can u do us a favor and stfu. Your constant reposts are retarded. How old r u? When I picture you I picture panface from the 80s. Remember shares son in that movie. Or remembe master blaster from mad max beyond thunderdome? I picture your face looks like blasters. LolPosted May 26, 2013 11:09 am
I’m not a Prophet. I am CORRECT…..As we all saw once again last nigt.Posted May 26, 2013 11:08 am
GREAT WIN by Froch!!!!!!Posted May 26, 2013 11:06 am
Boxtra- no duh dude. Now your stating the obvious? Your not just wasting my time your wasting yours by stating the obvious. But my times much more valuable than flase prophets like “errectemundo”. LolPosted May 26, 2013 11:06 am
Froch WON just as I predicted on the DAY that the Fight was announced!!!! I was CORRECT yet again!!!!Posted May 26, 2013 11:05 am
TOO bad that landing the BEST Punch of the Fight is LESSER than WINNING. Roy Jones, Bernard Hopkins, and Shane Mosely ALL agree that I am CORRECT on that.Posted May 26, 2013 11:04 am
*wards a non factor at 175 currently. He’s never fought at 175. Dawson came down in weight and was drained. Of course ward is not the king of 175, he’s not even a factor. LolPosted May 26, 2013 11:01 am
Ward is definetly not the king of 175 he had dawson weight drained and it was plain to see. Wards a non facot at 175 actually. He’s yet to fight there for real. Kovalev may be the future of that division. He’s the fireworks at that division. Mathysse, ggg, and kovalev are BEASTS onto themselves. They have no counter parts. But the poignant fact here is ward is NOTHING at 175. Dawson came down.Posted May 26, 2013 10:59 am
urone2 …true. Kessler’s balance did look poor throughout the fight. Very unstaedy legs, and he certainly hasn’t always been like that, his 2007 schooling of Andrade is proof of that.Posted May 26, 2013 10:58 am
I don’t agree that kessler almost had froch in the 11th. The only time smeone really seemed like they could go was round 12 and it as kessler. Funny thing is in the last round against ward, froch hurt buckled ward landing the best punch of the fight.Posted May 26, 2013 10:55 am
…but what ever angle you look at it from, Ward is the King of the 168-175 pound fighters. He’s iced Kessler, Froch and Dawson. From Super middle to Light heavy, whether people like it or not, all roads lead to the top dog – SOG. IMO Froch and Kessler are still his two most dangerous and exciting challengers out there though. I’d love to see him fight both. Preferably outside of America, but that’s up to him really.Posted May 26, 2013 10:55 am
Froch in the rubber match Kesseler legs already gone and the will be worse in the next fight. If Kesseler had some balance he would have been able to catch Froch all night countering off of his side stepping defense. Because his legs are done he could not steady hisself the throw the punches. I was watching a Kesseler that was a ghost of his former self. He still gave Froch a tough fight, if Froch fights Ward or Hopkins he loses, but he would get another win over Kesseler. I believe Kesseler is done at the top level of the sport.Posted May 26, 2013 10:54 am
Kessler almost had Froch in the 11th.Posted May 26, 2013 10:51 am
BEARS …Froch is the unified champ?? Last time I remember Kessler lost his WBA belt to Ward. And Ward hasn’t lost since. Only in the delusional world of boxing is Froch the WBA champ. Although to be fair, last night he should have won back his WBC belt which he lost to Mikkel in their first fight. But if we’re being honest, Bute was somehow gifted the IBF belt when Calzaghe was still active, and still the reigning champ, and was stripped for no justified reason whatsoever. Therefore last night’s unification match of IBF and WBA belts, should really have only been for the WBC belt.lol.Posted May 26, 2013 10:47 am
Froch should do his own little version of what mayweather is doing. Save ward for last if your gonna fight him.Posted May 26, 2013 10:46 am
Froch almost stopped kessler in the last round. I would put my money on froch in a rubber match.Posted May 26, 2013 10:44 am
We don’t know what form ward will becoming back to the ring but many times after surgery of that nature fighters change. It will be interesting to seePosted May 26, 2013 10:43 am
No Froch hate here, BTW Ward is the man in UK or USA ;)Posted May 26, 2013 10:42 am
The Judge…A third fight would certainly be another 50/50 fight – if it takes place at a neutral venue. My money would be on kessler too.Posted May 26, 2013 10:38 am
Although I like Froch very much as a fighter, to think that he could win a rematch with Ward is delusional. While it’s true that he has had several wins don’t believe that he could win against Ward.Posted May 26, 2013 10:38 am
Froch is the unified champ and the guy people wanna see fight. He’s the “money maker”. He’s calling all the shots. No doubt ward needs froch not the other way around. Who’s ward gonna fight? Who’s gonna watch it? Wards family? Lol. Froch even said wards style was garbage when it comes to entertainment value. I was LMAO! Good job froch. Maybe you should fight a bunch of other people and end with ward!!! Let ward watch you maing big money at home while he fights for peanuts at home.Posted May 26, 2013 10:37 am
IF there is a Froch V Kessler III then I believe Kessler will win.Posted May 26, 2013 10:23 am
Not really sure what fight people watched last night but I would prefer to watch an all out war between 2 warriors than technical fighters showing not a lot and safely winning fights even though he was beaten before froch is in the driving seat now and doesn’t need ward I’m not saying the outcome wouldn’t be the same but I would rather see froch in exciting fights rather than worrying abt avenging the ward loss , can’t help thinking that some posters on this site give froch no love because he is from England last nights fight like the match before had everything except knock downs/knock outs plus titles on the line . For once a fight lived up to the hype and excited given the choice I would take these match ups over watching Hopkins old man someone to a decisionPosted May 26, 2013 10:21 am
What next for Carl Froch? KO early by Ward in front of his home fans maybe?Posted May 26, 2013 10:10 am
It’s funny how so many fans are saying that Froch should avoid fighting the likes of Hopkins, Ward and Dawson because they will be “boring” fights. By boring, they mean fights against technically sound fighters that are likely to beat him. If the Froch team head down this route, this could easily be seen as cherry picking. Sometimes the fights of most importance are not necessarily the most exciting.Posted May 26, 2013 10:06 am
Last night was a very close fight so I’d still give Mikkel a great chance of winning a third fight. Froch’s wafer thin victory was definitely not as clear cut as Ward’s and Calzaghe’s over the Dane. Froch looked more duffed up than Mikkel at today’s post-fight press conference. Fair play to both guys for making this fight happen and putting on such gutsy performances. There’s unfinished business though so a third fight must happen!!!Posted May 26, 2013 9:52 am
All these UK guy say Ward is scared, ward don’t want to fight Froch. UH, right after the the fight Ward was the one that was willing to fight Froch right is the number one Ducker. Froch used Ward has a boring style as to why he didn’t want to fight Ward, Ward has to beat Froch everytime style that is why Froch didn’t want to fight Ward. The win over Kessler not the impressive considering (if you know boxing) Kesseler”s legs are gone, to many balance issues even when he was just stepping around Froch.Posted May 26, 2013 9:49 am
I would agree that Froch finally belongs in the top 10 pound-for-pound. I would also say that Froch should move-up in weight.
– There are no other great fights for Froch at 168. Fighting Andre Ward would be high risk because of the Ward fighting style. Fighting Andre Ward would also be boring. Why should Froch take a high risk, boring fight. It is stupid. Move on and make money and make action fights.
Froch would do great at light heavyweight (175 pounds). He should take 1 tune-up fight at that weight — but then take on all action fighters with big money and big international interest. He should avoid the guys who duck and run and move.
In my opinion, here are my suggestions for Froch’s next 5 fights:
– Edwin Rodriguez (Froch should go for a knockout on this overrated fighter)
Forget about Andre Ward. Forget about Chad Dawson. Forget about Bernard Hopkins. These guys have terrible fighting styles that no one wants to see fight. Take on action fighters and get the fans excited and up and on their feet. Cleverly vs. Froch could be a big PPV. And if Kovalev continues his rise, Kovalev vs. Froch could also be a big PPV.Posted May 26, 2013 9:44 am
Forget Ward. Let him fight a meaningless fight against a nobody in Oakland in front of his family and a cleaner.Posted May 26, 2013 9:43 am
why did people slate frock?? the guy never ducks, never cherry picks, willing to travel… in fact he is everything a boxer should be… yes his style is not pretty, it looks very awkward at times, but god damn he is effective… I would like to see him have another crack at ward, not in the US where ward gets away with a lot in the ring…. sure he will probably lose, but you can never count him out.. just ask jermain tayler.. who was the far better boxer, but carl found a way.. as fight fans youve gotta love that!!!!Posted May 26, 2013 9:30 am
what a great fight. Two power boxers throwing volume power shots for 12 rounds.Posted May 26, 2013 9:17 am
Froch is slightly better than he was. Kessler is slightly worse. Unfortunately for the pair of them though, Ward is improving too and hasn’t yet peaked.Posted May 26, 2013 8:49 am
Froch v Kessler 3…on neutral ground this time. Then let the winner get whupped by Ward again, perhaps in Vegas.Posted May 26, 2013 8:47 am
I would like to see groves vs Kessler next with the winner maybe fighting the cobra, can’t believe how many people bash froch on this site he’s a warrior who always comes to fight and while its pretty much agreed ward is no 1 froch deserves another shot and I wouldn’t count him out he couldn’t afford to fight the way he did last night against ward but he is a smart guy with a good trainer and if he can’t beat ward it will be a lot closer than the first fight wherever it takes place . I think people need to give froch the credit he deserves after 11 consecutive title fights ! He is worth the ppv money every time even if he isn’t technically the best !Posted May 26, 2013 8:22 am
A third fight between these two would be a huge money maker because there are so many blood thirsty people who wactch boxing who shout like neandetharls….”Ohh uuhh hit him”….Froch I think would make a closer fight with Ward as he has improved……but then again so has Ward so the gap may still be the same, but the fight makes sense if they can pull it off, the only issue is Froch would get his ears boxed off. Boxed, boxing the art of pugilism is what we are talking about and Ward is very very good at this.Posted May 26, 2013 8:10 am
anything Froch mixes is good.Posted May 26, 2013 7:55 am
Congrats to Froch on a great win. It was a hell of a fight between two warriors who were going at it all night. If they fight again, it needs to be on neutral ground. Somewhere still in Europe, but neutral.Posted May 26, 2013 7:25 am
I’d like to see Froch Kessler 3 to round out the series. Froch is now the top contender for Ward and he holds the WBA world champ belt while Ward holds the superdy duper unified belt (or some crap like that), so Ward will have to face him as a mandatory at some point. Hopkins is also an option, but the old man is craftier than Ward, and Froch’s trainer/manager? already said that fight was off the table, so it’s unlikely to happen.Posted May 26, 2013 7:24 am
At last a good honest piece. Well done J SlaterPosted May 26, 2013 7:09 am
Andre Ward is so great,he could shadow box himself and still find a way to WIN !!!!Posted May 26, 2013 7:08 am
Next schould be Ward – Froch 2 in the UK
Groves, Stieglitz, Direll rematch, Bika, Dawson vs Stevenson winner, Hopkins, Cleverly
Kessler should take 1 or 2 more easy fights next Abraham, Stieglitz, Oosthuizen-Gonzales winnerPosted May 26, 2013 7:00 am
I don’t agree with that UK rating at all …
Nathan Cleverly should be above Jamie McDonnell and perhaps even ahead of Burns and Khan. Nathan has never lost. There’s a case for Nathan to be 2nd on that list a head of Haye. Tony Bellew should be ahead of Frampton, Brook, Macklin. James Degale should be ahead of the same three, so should George Groves. Ola Afolabi also has a good case to be on that list he put a heck of a scrap against Marco Huck.Posted May 26, 2013 6:41 am
If Ward doesn’t wanna fight in the UK then ignore him. Froch has plenty of choices now, the one thing that will happen is that everyone outside of the USA will know that Ward didn’t have the guts to prove he was the best outside of his backyard. Froch stands a much better chance of winning in the UK, Ward is scared. Run Andre run …Posted May 26, 2013 6:30 am