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Carl Froch 'running scared' of James DeGale, says Mendy


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Thursday 17 October, BBC Radio 5 live
Carl Froch is "running scared" of James DeGale and will retire instead of defending his world title against him, according to DeGale's advisor. If Froch gives up his IBF super-middleweight crown, DeGale expects to fight Mexico's Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez for the vacant title on 31 January.

But first, the former Olympic champion must beat Mexico's Marco Antonio Periban in Liverpool on 22 November.
"Carl Froch is out of the picture, he's had his day," said Ambrose Mendy.

"He can't find enough reasons to fight James DeGale and yet there's an obvious one - he's the mandatory challenger [for Froch's IBF title].

"Just like Carl Froch was [a mandatory challenger] to the great Joe Calzaghe.  Now he's saying he wants to go to Las Vegas and fight Julio Cesar Chavez. That's not happening. Chavez has got contractual problems with Top Rank  - there is no possibility they can fight.....

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE BBC AT: http://www.bbc.com/s...boxing/29648003
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BoxingFan's Photo BoxingFan 17 Oct 2014

So Carl has fought Andre Ward and Mikkel Kessler twice, but is scared of fighting DeGale? :rolleyes:
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BoxingFan's Photo BoxingFan 17 Oct 2014

Carl is underminining his confidence and self belief. :D
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