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Carl Froch Record

33-2
Total Fights35
Wins33
Losses2
Draws0
No-Contests0
Title Wins4
Title Defenses7
Title-Fight KOs5
KO Wins24
KO Losses0
Carl Froch Record & Stats
Carl Froch's Record
Carl Froch's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Carl Froch's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 12 years and two months, Carl Froch fought 35 times with 33 wins and 2 losses.

      Froch retired from professional boxing with a record of 33-2, which included four super-middleweight world-title wins and seven successful title defense fights. He had a 68.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 24 of his total 35 fights being knockout wins, five of which were in title fights. Froch never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 8th round KO victory over George Groves on May 31, 2014. Froch successfully defended the super-middleweight WBA (Unified) and IBF titles in this fight.

      Some of Froch's best fights and notable victories include wins over Lucian Bute, Mikkel Kessler, Arthur Abraham, Yusaf Mack, George Groves, Andre Dirrell, and Jean Pascal.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      35May 31, 201436George GrovesWin *KO8
      34Nov 23, 201336George GrovesWin *TKO9
      33May 25, 201335Mikkel KesslerWin *UD
      32Nov 17, 201235Yusaf MackWin *KO3
      31May 26, 201234Lucian ButeWin *TKO5
      30Dec 17, 201134Andre WardLoss *UD
      29Jun 4, 201133Glen JohnsonWin *MD
      28Nov 27, 201033Arthur AbrahamWin *UD
      27Apr 24, 201032Mikkel KesslerLoss *UD
      26Oct 17, 200932Andre DirrellWin *SD
      25Apr 25, 200931Jermain TaylorWin *TKO12
      24Dec 6, 200831Jean PascalWin *UD
      23May 10, 200830Albert RybackiWinTKO4
      22Nov 9, 200730Robin ReidWinRTD5
      21Mar 23, 200729Sergey TatevosyanWinTKO2
      20Nov 24, 200629Tony DodsonWinKO3
      19May 26, 200628Brian MageeWinKO11
      18Feb 17, 200628Dale WestermanWinTKO9
      17Dec 2, 200528Ruben GroenewaldWinTKO5
      16Jul 9, 200528Matthew BarneyWinPTS
      15Apr 21, 200527Henry PorrasWinTKO8
      14Sep 24, 200427Damon HagueWinTKO1
      13Jun 2, 200426Mark WoolnaughWinTKO11
      12Mar 12, 200426Charles AdamuWinPTS
      11Jan 30, 200426Dmitry AdamovichWinTKO2
      10Nov 28, 200326Alan PageWinTKO7
      9Oct 4, 200326Vage KocharyanWinPTS
      8Apr 16, 200325Michael MonaghanWinTKO3
      7Mar 5, 200325Varuzhan DavtyanWinTKO5
      6Jan 28, 200325Valery OdinWinTKO6
      5Dec 21, 200225Mike DuffieldWinTKO1
      4Oct 25, 200225Paul BonsonWinPTS
      3Aug 23, 200225Darren CovellWinTKO1
      2May 10, 200224Ojay AbrahamsWinKO1
      1Mar 16, 200224Michael PinnockWinTKO4

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Carl Froch (The Cobra) is a 46-year old retired British professional boxer. He was born in Nottingham, England on July 2, 1977. He is a former super-middleweight world champion. Froch was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2023. His professional boxing career spanned more than 12 years — from 2002 to 2014.

      Froch made his professional boxing debut against Michael Pinnock at the age of 24 on March 16, 2002, defeating Pinnock via 4th round TKO. He went on to win 25 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 19 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on December 6, 2008 after 23 professional fights, against Jean Pascal for the super-middleweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Pascal via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-middleweight champion of the world.

      Carl Froch was a one-time unified super-middleweight world champion, and has won four world titles at super-middleweight. For all the details about Froch's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Froch had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a super-middleweight title defense bout against fellow British boxer George Groves on May 31, 2014. Froch won the fight via 8th round KO and defended his WBA (Unified) and IBF titles. It's been 10 years and 21 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Froch had a total of 12 world-title fights, which includes winning four world titles and seven successful title defenses. He won 10 of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Carl Froch fought for super-middleweight world titles in five fights and won four of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won four super-middleweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 25, 2013^Mikkel KesslerSuper-middleweightWBA (Unified)UD
      May 26, 2012Lucian ButeSuper-middleweightIBFTKO
      Nov 27, 2010Arthur AbrahamSuper-middleweightWBC*UD
      Dec 6, 2008Jean PascalSuper-middleweightWBC*UD
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Carl Froch had nine super-middleweight world-title defense fights. He won seven of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      May 31, 2014George GrovesSuper-middleweightWBA (Unified), IBFKO
      Nov 23, 2013George GrovesSuper-middleweightWBA (Unified), IBFTKO
      May 25, 2013^Mikkel KesslerSuper-middleweightIBFUD
      Nov 17, 2012Yusaf MackSuper-middleweightIBFKO
      Jun 4, 2011Glen JohnsonSuper-middleweightWBCMD
      Oct 17, 2009Andre DirrellSuper-middleweightWBCSD
      Apr 25, 2009Jermain TaylorSuper-middleweightWBCTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Carl Froch lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 17, 2011Andre WardSuper-middleweightWBCUD
      Apr 24, 2010Mikkel KesslerSuper-middleweightWBCUD

      Highlights

      Froch fought a total of 35 times during his professional career, which includes 12 world-title fights at the super-middleweight division. He was among the top boxers of his generation and put on some very good performances in these fights. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • May 26, 2006: Carl Froch puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Brian Magee via 11th round KO.

      • December 6, 2008: Froch wins his first world title by defeating Jean Pascal via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBC super-middleweight world champion.

      • October 17, 2009: Froch successfully defends the WBC super-middleweight title against Andre Dirrell, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.

      • November 27, 2010: Froch wins the WBC super-middleweight title from Arthur Abraham, by beating Abraham via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • May 26, 2012: Froch wins the IBF super-middleweight title from Lucian Bute, by beating Bute via 5th round TKO.

      • May 25, 2013: Froch becomes a unified super-middleweight world champion by beating Mikkel Kessler via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the IBF and WBA (Unified) super-middleweight world-champion belts.

      • November 23, 2013: Froch successfully defends the WBA (Unified) and IBF super-middleweight titles against George Groves, winning the fight via 9th round TKO.

      • May 31, 2014: Froch successfully defends the WBA (Unified) and IBF super-middleweight titles against George Groves, winning the fight via 8th round KO.

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