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Froch Lacks Fire For DeGale, May Retire if No Chavez Jr.

World super middleweight champion Carl Froch says he may retire if a proposed fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas falls through.

Froch, 37, defended his IBF and WBA belts against George Groves at Wembley in May and vowed to finish on a high in Vegas, where he has never fought.

But he is considering quitting because he fears he may never secure a deal to fight Chavez and does not want to face ex-Olympic champion James DeGale.

‘If I can’t fight in Vegas, I need a serious think about whether I want to finish by fighting DeGale, and beating him,’ Froch told BBC Radio Nottingham. ‘I don’t know if I can get motivated to fight him. He’s not good enough. If Vegas can’t happen I’ll seriously consider retiring.’

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Scary on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=Wicky;14836404]We'll never know, but IMO a prime Calzaghe against a prime Froch would be a very one sided fight in Joe's favour. Speed beats power when everything else is equal. Joe's work rate would be way too much for Froch.…

Comment by Weebler I on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=theboxingguru;14835815]Let's not spin this into making it sound like Froch is so noble and deserving of a big fight in Vegas. He can fight any number of guys in Vegas. He wants one last big payday. What else would motivate…

Comment by Wicky on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=black.ink;14836511]... but Froch has overcome being the underdog in a majority of his big fights and has only one clear loss to show for it...[/QUOTE] True dat, but Calzaghe overcame significant odds too. Lacy's a joke now, largely because of…

Comment by black.ink on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=Wicky;14836404]We'll never know, but IMO a prime Calzaghe against a prime Froch would be a very one sided fight in Joe's favour. Speed beats power when everything else is equal. Joe's work rate would be way too much for Froch.…

Comment by Wicky on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=Scary;14835934]Froch has had the most entertaining Carreer ive witnessed! Really hope he keeps going. Miles ahead og Calzaghe and one of the Best of this era.[/QUOTE] We'll never know, but IMO a prime Calzaghe against a prime Froch would be…

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