Carl Froch dances for Sport Relief
LONDON (Feb 25th, 2010) WBC Super Middleweight Champion Carl “the Cobra” Froch will be swapping his boxing boots for dancing shoes this coming Saturday, ahead of defending his prestigious world title on April 24th against Mikkel Kessler in the Super Six World Boxing Classic tournament, when he makes his dancing debut for Sport Relief in front of millions of viewers live on BBC1 at 7.15pm..
Article posted on 24.02.2010
Twinkle toes Froch will be joined on the stage by a team of champion boxers and all will be hoping to win over the viewers and, of course, the notoriously picky panel of judges in which comedy actor Miranda Hart, 2009 runner-up Paddy McGuinness and model and presenter Kelly Brook will be casting an eye over proceedings.
Froch said: “We are all hoping to put on a impressive display but the most important thing is to make loads of money for charity, so please watch the show, put your hands in your pockets and vote for us on Saturday“
For more information on the Sports Relief Let’s Dance please go to www.bbc.co.uk/sportrelief
or for details on how to vote please go to www.bbc.co.uk/letsdance/vote
Froch - Kessler Tickets Moving Fast!
ENGLAND (Feb. 23, 2010)–-WBC Champion Carl “the Cobra” Froch of Nottingham England, will defend his title against the “Viking Warrior” Mikkel Kessler of Denmark in the Super Six World Boxing Classic in one-half of a tournament doubleheader on Saturday, April 24 at the MCH Messecenter in Herning, Denmark. ”The ticket sales for Mikkel Kessler's fight against Carl Froch has been impressive. Fans from all over Denmark and also the UK will descend on Herning to support the two amazing world-class fighters on April 24. We look forward to welcoming the Froch Army in Herning, and I am convinced there will be a fantastic atmosphere here in MCH for the Super Six-clash” says CEO, Georg Soerensen, MCH Messecenter Herning.
Mick Hennessy added ”This is a fancastic event and tickets are selling very quickly and I advise any British fight fan who is looking to be in Herning on the 24th April to support the Cobra please purchase tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappoint before it becomes a sell out”
Tickets for the WBC & Super Six Group Stage 2 fight between two great warriors in Froch and Kessler went on sale yesterday in the UK via Ticketline.co.uk, for tickets call the box office on 0844 888 4402 or these can be purchased via www.ticketline.co.uk or www.hennessysports.com.
Alternatively UK Boxing fans can purchase tickets from the BILLETnet.dk website at www.billetnet.dk or by calling the box office on +45 7033 1333.
For further information on this great night of boxing please visit the following websites:
MCH Messecenter, Herning. http://www.mch.dk/
SUPER SIX WORLD BOXING CLASSIC SCOREBOARD
Record Fighter Points
1-0 Arthur Abraham 3
1-0 Carl Froch 2
1-0 Andre Ward 2
0-1 Andre Dirrell 0
0-1 Mikkel Kessler 0
0-0 Allan Green 0
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