Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Froch: Maybe Glen Johnson Took Off Too Much Weight

Carl Froch will be the heavier fighter for tonight's Super Six World Boxing Classic semi-final with Glen Johnson.

British star Froch, whose WBC title is also on the line in the super-middleweight clash, weighed in at 167.5lbs in Atlantic City on Friday night.

Jamaican Johnson, who has often fought at light-heavyweight in the past, somewhat surprisingly weighed in 1lb lighter.

The super-middleweight limit is 168lbs, or 12st.

Froch told BBC Sport: "Johnson came in a little bit light, about 2lbs under.

"On Thursday I saw him jogging on the beach with his tracksuit on in the midday sun so maybe he has over-done it and taken a bit too much off."

He added: "I'm feeling good and made the weight fine, the 12 weeks of hard work has paid off."

The winner of the fight in the city's famous Boardwalk Hall will fight Andre Ward in the tournament's final later in the year.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by niallcollins on 06-04-2011

hows d fight goin???

Comment by WESS on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=mrjoeblive;10646244]froch looks like he is on the way to a ud. unless glen scores a late ko. froch is dancing and glen is plodding.[/QUOTE] Glen might get it

Comment by [ DUBBZZ ] on 06-04-2011

I would say he's fading as the fight goes on, but Johnson having his moments...he needs to get inside.

Comment by mrjoeblive on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10644048]Carl Froch will be the heavier fighter for tonight's Super Six World Boxing Classic semi-final with Glen Johnson. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=39956]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] froch looks like he is on the way to a ud. unless glen scores a late ko.…

Comment by WESS on 06-04-2011

Good fight but froch looks confused like I called.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Roach: Mikey Garcia Wants Pacquiao - I'd Love To See That Fight! Sanchez: Canelo Best Counter-Puncher, Not Biggest Puncher for GGG Cleverly: Me and Badou Jack Could Be 'Real Fight' of The Night Maurice Hooker on Return, Feels Crawford Will Stop Indongo Late Bradley Skeete Vows To Chase Down Jeff Horn Title Fight Arum Eyes Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings, Next Spring on ESPN 30 Day Weight: Gennady Golovkin Comes in at 170-Pounds McGregor: I Don't Even Believe Mayweather Will Exit Round One! Alamo-Vaas, Ortiz-Lavinanza: WBC Belts at Stake in Puerto Rico NSAC Head: Glove Change Was in Best Interest of Fighters, Fans Dana White: May-Mac 'Biggest Fight Ever,' Will Break All Records McGregor To Malignaggi: Shut Up & Join the Queue to Fight Me! Video: Miguel Cotto Discusses His Long Career, More Mosley Explains That Botched Surgery Forced Retirement Decision Roach is Confident That Miguel Cotto Will Knock Kamegai Out Conor McGregor Reacts To Boxers Doing The 'McGregor Challenge' Photos: Miguel Cotto Putting in Work For Kamegai Showdown McGregor: Mayweather Fight Isn't a 'Black Versus White' Thing Ellerbe: Smaller Gloves Will Have Impact on Mayweather-McGregor Photos: Bryant Jennings, Gvozdyk, Shakur Stevenson - Workouts Photos: Terence Crawford, Julius Indongo - Putting in Work Terence Crawford Didn't Know Who Julius Indongo Was a Year Ago Frampton Reportedly Close To Parting Ways With Barry McGuigan Joseph Diaz vs. Jorge Lara in Play For Canelo-Golovkin Ellerbe Confident: Mayweather-McGregor Ends in KO, Likely Early Photos: Luis Nery Shocks Shinsuke Yamanaka For WBC Crown Yunier Dorticos vs. Dmitry Kudryashov - Ticket Information Michael Bisping Willing To Do 'Boxing Match' With Tony Bellew Mayweather vs. McGregor: NSAC Approves Use of 8-Ounce Gloves Mayweather-McGregor: Robert Byrd as Referee, Judges Selected Indongo in Great Shape For Crawford, No Issue With Weight Mayweather: I Won't Be Cautious, Fans Deserve a Blockbuster Michael Conlan Excited, Details a Very Active Fight Schedule Oscar Valdez Wants to Fight Winner of Santa-Cruz-Mares Rematch Abel Sanchez Has Seen 'Tremendous Improvement' In Canelo Crawford Would Favor Keith Thurman to Beat Errol Spence Frank Warren: Billy Joe Saunders is Back in Business! Luis Nery-Shinsuke Yamanaka: Post-Fight Report Card Anthony Mundine Very Serious About Rugby League Comeback Shane Mosley Retiring From Boxing, No Plans To Fight Again
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement