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Carl Martin Froch was born on the 2nd July 1977. in Nottingham, England, UK, and is a former professional boxer who, under the nickname The Cobra, is widely known for being the four-time world super-middleweight champion, winning two World Boxing Council’s titles in 2008 and 2011, as well as holding International Boxing Federation’s title between 2012 and 2015 and World Boxing Association’s title which he held from 2013 ‘til 2015. Since his retirement from professional boxing, Carl Froch serves as SkySports’ boxing analyst.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth “The Sheriff of Nottingham”, as he was named by his fans, has accumulated so far? How rich Carl Froch is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Carl Froch’s net worth, as of early 2017, is $20 million, acquired largely through his professional boxing career which was active between 2002 and 2015.
Carl Froch Net Worth $20 million
Carl was born to Carol and Frank Froch, of English and Polish ancestry. He began boxing at the age of nine when he joined Phoenix ABC in his home town. His first amateur medal came in 1999 when he won the Amateur Boxing Association (today referred as England Boxing) middleweight title. He reprised this success in 2001 when he also won the bronze medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championship. All these accomplishments helped Carl to establish himself as a promising young fighter.
In 2002, he turned pro and debuted against 36-years old Michael Pinnock at the London’s York Hall. Although weighting 10 pound less than his opponent, Froch won the fight by a technical knockout in the fourth round. Later that year, he won four more bouts of which three were won by knockouts. In 2004, he added two more titles to his professional portfolio – Commonwealth super-middleweight as well as British super-middleweight titles. All these successful endeavors dramatically boosted Carl Froch’s net worth.
After defeating Jean Pascal in 12-round fight in 2008, Froch won the WBC super-middleweight title which he successfully defended against Jermain Taylor in 2009. Later that year, Froch recorded his first professional loss when in the final fight of the six-fighter tournament – Super Six World Boxing Classic he was defeated by Andre Ward. In 2012, despite being the underdog, Froch won the IBF super-middleweight title after beating Lucian Bute and was later named by the BBC as The Fighter of the Year. Doubtlessly, these accomplishments contributed to the total size of Carl Froch’s net.
Carl Froch’s final professional bout occurred in 2014, when he faced George Groves at Wembley Stadium in London. After an exciting seven rounds, in the eighth round Froch delivered a devastating right hand blow, pinning his opponent to the ropes and knocking him down. This final punch, apart from being named the Knockout of the Year by The Ring magazine, had also helped Carl Froch to defend and keep two champion belts – WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles. It is certain that this success dramatically increased Froch’s net worth. Froch recorded 35 fights, winning 33 of which 24 were by knockouts and losing only 2 bouts.
After almost 14 years spent in the tough world of professional boxing, Froch announced his retirement in 2015. Since then Carl Froch has been serving as a Sky Sports’ boxing analyst.
For his contribution to British sport, in 2015 Carl Froch was honored by The Queen with the Order of the British Empire.
When it comes to his personal life, Carl Froch is married to a former model and Miss Maxim, Rachael Cordingley with whom he has three children, a son and two daughters. With his family, he resides in his home town of Nottingham which named him an honorary freeman in 2014.