Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Froch on Possibly Retirement, Vegas Fight, DeGale

Carl Froch has admitted he is unsure what the future holds after his victory over George Groves.

But Froch - and his girlfriend Rachael - hinted there could be one more fight in Las Vegas.

The 36-year-old retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a devastating knock-out in the eighth round, sealing a fifth straight world title victory in front 80,000 people at Wembley Stadium.

Promoter Eddie Hearn is lining up a title shot for the next eligible challenger James DeGale, who beat Brandon Gonzalez on the night.

But Froch said: "If I'm totally honest, I don't know what I want next.

"I can't say I'm going to fight again. I don't even know if I'm going to or if I want to, and I don't need to fight again now.

"I'd be very happy if that's the last punch I land in professional boxing. I could walk away from the sport very, very satisfied on the back of that. I'm not saying that's the end for me.

"I don't know what's going to top what I've achieved tonight. The size of the event, in the national stadium in front of 80,000 people, Sky Box Office, a rematch, with everyone watching - how am I going to beat that?

"But there is one box that's not ticked for me - Las Vegas.

"DeGale did well tonight and I'll fight anybody, but I'm not going to say I'm going to fight him next, why would I? If I'm not fighting again then I won't be fighting anyone.

"I just want to go back and relax with my family now."

His girlfriend Rachael also hinted that Froch would like to fight in Vegas.

"I can't tell you how happy I am, I'm so proud of him - it's amazing," she said.

"I haven't seen a smile like the one he has now for months and months. I was nervous for about a month leading up to it. I haven't really slept.

"I'll go through anything for Carl. I'd probably like him to say he's finished now, but who knows what he wants to do? He has said Las Vegas to me so maybe let's go there."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Snake4380 on 06-02-2014

[QUOTE=MMegatron;14614734]If Froch truly wants to be considered a great, he should go to Vegas and fight Ward again. He has nothing left to prove at 168 now. There's no point in Chavez (ever) or even GGG at this point, until…

Comment by MMegatron on 06-01-2014

If Froch truly wants to be considered a great, he should go to Vegas and fight Ward again. He has nothing left to prove at 168 now. There's no point in Chavez (ever) or even GGG at this point, until…

Comment by Snake4380 on 06-01-2014

Froch is ready to go to Vegas..bring on Mayweather...

Comment by Holywarrior on 06-01-2014

Great guy, he'll need a bad beating to get of boxing.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 06-01-2014

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;14613836]Avenge your loss against Ward, Froch. They can hold it in Vegas and it gives you a chance to to get that win back before you bow out.[/QUOTE] Why would Froch give up location and the chance to be on…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (25)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs vs. David Lemieux is Very Possible, Says Hearn Jorge Linares, Terry Flanagan Trade Words - Call For Unification HBO Sports' Head on Formulating 'SuperFly 2' For Early 2018 Jack on Bivol, Vacating: I'm Not Ducking a Guy With 11 Fights! News: Vaughn Alexander, Christian Carto, Daniel Baiz, More Carl Frampton vs. Oscar Valdez Showdown is Targeted By Arum Tom Schwarz Injured, Withdraws From WBO Regional Defense AIBA's Wu Gets Upper Hand on Rivals With Latest Court Ruling Eddie Ramirez vs. Antonio DeMarco Added To Santa Cruz-Avalos Team Fury Want Parker Rematch or Lucas Browne Fight Next Sullivan Barrera Furious: I Should Be Fighting Bivol For WBA Title! Tony Harrison vs. Paul Valenzuela Set For Lara-Gausha Triple Joshua-Parker: Promoters Planning July Bout at Wembley Jezreel Corrales vs. Alberto Machado Announced For HBO, Oct. 21 Arum Wants Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings Showdown Report: Bellew-Haye Rematch Set for December 10 at O2 Arena Dmitry Bivol vs. Trent Broadhurst in Monaco on Nov. 4, HBO Hearn on Jacobs' Options: Golovkin II, Canelo, Lemieux, Saunders Roy Jones: Andre Ward's Place in Boxing History is Near The Top Daniel Jacobs Confident: I See Myself Stopping Canelo! Photos: Jermell Charlo Grinds in Camp For Erickson Lubin Photos: Wlodarczyk Putting in Hard Work For Murat Gassiev Liam Smith: When Williams Feels He's Come Unstuck - He'll Quit! Joseph Parker's Coach: Anthony Joshua's Style is Perfect For Us! Sandor Martin Promises To Take Down Anthony Yigit Golovkin's Promoter: Mayweather Knew What GGG Does To Him Tommy Langford Vows To Bounce Back From First Career Defeat Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate Rigondeaux's Coach: Now Lomachenko Can Prove His True Worth! Beterbiev vs. Koelling: Vacant IBF Title Likely To Be at Stake Video: Jim Lampley Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Andre Ward, More Video: Roy Jones Jr. Discusses The Retirement of Andre Ward Linares: The Draw Was Best Decision For Canelo vs. Golovkin Joseph Parker May Defend in Japan, Against Kyotaro Fujimoto? Campbell Reveals His Father Passed in Lead-Up To Linares Bout Daniel Jacobs Clarifies Role of Al Haymon in Eddie Hearn Union Nico Hernandez, Tramaine Williams, Zhilei Zhang Get Big Wins Parker: I Can Bring Out The Weaknesses in Anthony Joshua! Jack Culcay To Make U.S. Debut on Gassiev vs. Wlodarczyk Fury Camp Believe 'Dark Forces' Are Root Cause of Parker Scores
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement