Froch Charged Up to Halt the Livewire

The Evening Standard (London, England), December 16, 2011 | Go to article overview

Froch Charged Up to Halt the Livewire


Byline: David Smith

[bar] ARL FROCH has claimed victory in the phoney war against Andre Ward, and now believes he is on course to win the real war when he challenges the unbeaten American for the Super Six World Boxing Classic title in Atlantic City tomorrow night.

Whoever prevails at the Boardwalk Hall will become undisputed king of the super-middleweight division. And the Briton, who pits his WBC title against that of the WBA belonging to Ward, is convinced he has rattled his rival even before the first bell has sounded.

The 34-year-old, nicknamed The Cobra, was spitting venom as he said: "I've already got in Ward's face and told him the truth: that we both know he's not a puncher, that we both know I'm far stronger and more powerful.

"I've constantly made him aware that l can knock him out but he can't knock me out, and that for every moment of those 12 three-minute rounds I'll be trying to render him unconscious."

Froch's record bears the small stain of a disputed decision which went the way of Denmark's Mikkel Kessler in April last year. Of greater significance, 20 of his 28 victories have been inside the distance.

Ward, seven years younger than his opponent, has yet to taste defeat in 24 fights but only 13 of his wins have come by way of stoppage.

"He likes to grab and hold," said Eddie Hearn, Froch's promoter. "That will be his plan this time, to try and win the rounds and win a shut-out points victory."

There can be no doubting the danger that Ward, with fists flashing as fast as those of Amir Khan, poses to Froch's ambition to rule at super-middleweight and cement his standing as one of Britain's best boxers of the modern era. The Californian has an Olympic gold medal in a drawer and what passes for solid iron in a skull that inflicted a terrible fight-stopping cut in his own clash with Kessler two years ago.

"Everyone knows Ward's a dirty b*****d who stuck the head in several times when stopping Kessler on cuts," said Froch. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Froch Charged Up to Halt the Livewire
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.