Carl Froch, known as 'the Cobra', was brought up tough on a Nottingham housing estate. He started boxing at just nine years old, but as a teenager he went off the rails. However, his family wouldn't let him ruin his life u they knew that what he needed was to get back in the ring. Luckily they succeeded, and Carl has never looked back. Carl Froch is now Britain's world champion at super-middleweight with an unbeaten 25 fights (with 20 KOs). His greatest fights have already gone down in boxing history, culminating in his defeat of the American Jermain Taylor in defence of WBC title in April last year. Knocked down for the first time in his career, he was behind on everyone's scorecard but his own, until, with just 14 seconds of the fight to go, he came back in spectacular fashion with a stunning knock out. Carl Froch's revealing story from inside the high-stakes world of boxing pulls no punches, from his lost years through to his ascent to World champion. He is currently a contender for the title in the innovative new Super Six Boxing Classic, which pits the best six fighters in the world against each other in a round-robin tournament. Already one win in, we'll follow Carl every step of the way as he prepares for the fight of his life u the most anticipated showdown of the tournament against Mikkel Kessler in April. Massive and unmissable, this fight will take Carl to a new high.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 07 / 2010