(born 2 July 1977) is an English professional boxer
and is a two time and reigning WBC Super Middleweight
champion. He previously held the British title at Super Middleweight level, as well as the English
title and also the Commonwealth
Froch began boxing at his home in Colwick, Nottingham at 9 years old. He later joined the Phoenix ABC in Gedling
, near Nottingham
. As an amateur he won two ABA
middleweight titles in 1999 and 2001 and a bronze medal at the 2001 World Amateur Boxing Championships
before turning pro and having his first pro fight in March 2002.
During his amateur career, he lost a fight to Denis Inkin
, who he was scheduled to fight in a title eliminator in 2008, but Inkin pulled out on three occasions.
Froch has had 28 professional fights, with 20 knockout and 7 decision victories, suffering defeat only once.
Froch, trained by Robert McCracken
and managed by Barry Hearn
, is the current WBC
World super-middleweight champion.
In 2004, he won the vacant British and Commonwealth Championships. He has defended both against Brian Magee
, Tony Dodson
, Matthew Barney
and Damon Hague
, and the Commonwealth belt alone against Ruben Groenewald
and Dale Westerman
, earning him a Lonsdale Belt
outright in the process and fulfilling a long-held ambition.
Following a victory over the Armenian Sergey Tatevosyan
, on the 9 November 2007 at Trent FM Arena in Nottingham he stopped veteran... Read More