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Carl Froch on Facing Bernard Hopkins, Ward Strategy

By Bill Emes

WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch discussed the possibility of facing Bernard Hopkins, the WBC champion at 175-pounds. Froch's promoter, Eddie Hearn, had recently been quoted that he would love to match Froch with Hopkins in the future.

"There's another fighter [in Hopkins] who would want to fight me because he would fight anyone. That's a fight that may or may not happen. He's a light heavyweight and I'm a super middleweight. We may do that at a catch-weight at some stage, but there are other people to worry about like Andre Ward, Mikkel Kessler and Lucian Bute, [who is] the IBF champion. Before Hopkins turns 50, that may be a fight that might happen," Froch told BoxingScene.com.

Next up for Froch is a fight with Andre Ward, the WBA champion, in the final bout of the Super Six Boxing Classic. Some experts may argue that Ward has yet to lose a single round in the Super Six tournament, which even Froch admits will be very difficult to reverse.

"It's difficult to reverse that. But that's the way in which he fights. He boxes on the backfoot, [and] he jabs and moves. Against the people he's been in there with, he's been able to do that, but I can assure you that he won't do that with me," Froch said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by English puncher on 06-13-2011

[QUOTE=pacmanis1;10684211]The American in me wants to see ward win, the fight fan in me wants to see Froch win, the man in me just wants to see froch's girlfriend.[/QUOTE] This comment is a touch of CLASS .. respect

Comment by Cashtro on 06-12-2011

[QUOTE=jimbo87;10682458]Carl's speed is underrated IMO. The thing that impressed me in the Johnson fight was that he carried his speed into the championship rounds. He hasn't got blindingly quick hands ala Ward, but he's quicker than people give him credit…

Comment by Joeyzagz on 06-12-2011

BHop should be able to make 168. He spent a decade and a half at 160.

Comment by alembic on 06-12-2011

[QUOTE=Smash;10683158]Ward will jab and clinch and froch will struggle to land. Ward will throw in a few flashy 3 and 4 punch combos while moving backward for most of the fight. If the fight was in the UK then froch…

Comment by ernestot on 06-12-2011

i feel froch is going to bust up ward, but he needs to have the nerve on fight night or else he could lose another close decision, if he gets busy early he gets the best of ward.

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