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 Last update:  12/16/2013       Read more by Terence Dooley         
   
Carl Froch's Stock is Recognized in The Ring's 100
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By Terence Dooley

Carl "The Cobra" Froch has joined an elite group of British fighters after breaking into the Pound-For-Pound Top Ten in The Ring 100: Ranking The World's Best Fighters list for 2013.  Froch defended his WBA and IBF Super middleweight titles with a ninth-round stoppage of domestic rival George Groves in November to close out the year and The Ring's ranking boost is an early Christmas present for the Nottingham-based boxer.

Froch, 32-2 (23), is sitting pretty at number nine after an impressive couple of years, not to mention strong results, since his December 2011 decision defeat to America's Andre Ward, his last loss.  It will give the fighter yet another goal for the coming year, as he will no doubt want to consolidate and build on his current position.

Froch joins Lennox Lewis, Naseem Hamed, Ricky Hatton and Joe Calzaghe in the small group of modern-day British annual pound-for-pound entrants; the 36-year-old earned his spurs by reeling off wins over Lucian Bute (TKO 5), Yusaf Mack (KO 3), Mikkel Kessler (W12 to avenge his April 2010 narrow points loss to the Danish boxer) and Groves.  The victories over Kessler and Groves ensured he remained unbeaten during 2013 and built on his impressive form from the previous year.

Froch's options for 2014 include Groves II, although the champion has distanced himself from that one, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior and possibly a rematch with Ward, which is the fight he has been chasing for the past few years.  Whatever path he takes in 2014, Froch can spend the next few months enjoying his Pound-For-Pound elevation and, in Lewis, Hamed, Hatton and Calzaghe, he has joined a glittering, exclusive list of recent British fighters.

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comment by Mr. David, on 12-17-2013
[QUOTE=Earl Hickey]it takes a lot for a british fighter to get in that list, it's not like american fighters who get in for beating a couple of journeymen midgets so you know it's well deserved[/QUOTE] The list was put together by two Americans and a Brit who didn't care what nationality th...

comment by Earl Hickey, on 12-17-2013
it takes a lot for a british fighter to get in that list, it's not like american fighters who get in for beating a couple of journeymen midgets so you know it's well deserved

comment by dlee020420, on 12-16-2013
Nothing but a mouth with scrubby arm punches

comment by diarraisagod, on 12-16-2013
Yep, but being a bit of a dick isn't a factor in determining whether a fighters credentials are worthy of ranking. The ref was the person to blame for the unsatisfactory ending in that fight. Froch should have been top-10 p4p a long time ago. The retarded thing is places like the ring having B...

comment by ddangerous, on 12-16-2013
[QUOTE=BetterCallSaul]For a 36 year old man, Froch is remarkable, and I've had him in my P4P top 10 for a long time. Despite his performance against Groves, the old battle worn warrior still came out on top against a young hungry lion. Great fighter and an excellent ambassador to the sport.[/QUOT...

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