Carl Froch vs David Benavidez

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Chuck Norris, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
    Prime for prime who wins?
  2. The Underdog

    The Underdog Member banned Full Member

    Aug 6, 2020
    Would be a war. Have to pick Froch at this stage.
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  3. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Apr 19, 2010
    Awesome fight
    got to go with froch
  4. jaytxxl

    jaytxxl Active Member Full Member

    Mar 1, 2010
    Fight ends with Benavidez being Cobra’d in the 7th rd.
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  5. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 29, 2018
    Froch KO win within 8 rounds.
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  6. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Froch cobra's him
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  7. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
  8. Xplosive

    Xplosive Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 23, 2008
    Prime-for-prime isn't a fair question because it's possible we haven't seen the best of Benavidez yet. Problem is, he's a coke head and not the most dedicated trainer, so we may never see his peak.

    Based on what we've seen so far, the Benavidez who beat up Dirrell would be a tough fight for Froch.

    Froch is overrated BEYOND BELIEF on this forum. You would think the guy was a young Michael Spinks the way he's praised on here.

    He's the favorite over Benavidez right now, but we should reserve judgement and revisit this matchup in a few years.

    But as RIGHT NOW, Benavidez is blowing his career - literally, blowing his career up his nose.
  9. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jun 5, 2010
    The type of fight Benavidez would have to fight to win..............he doesn't fight that way. Froch wins if it's a rough n tumble scrap.
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  10. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

    Aug 18, 2019
    Froch in 8. Froch was just a more complete animal.
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  11. Mrboogie23

    Mrboogie23 what the?? Full Member

    Jul 20, 2004
    Benavidez is young. Bit early to talk about this fight.
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  12. Dannymita

    Dannymita Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 21, 2019
    Ill favour froch now til I see how benevidez turns out

    I'm not even sure froch cobras him now

    Hard man.. But overrated... Very overrated
  13. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    Hard to pick against Froch his record speaks for itself. Benavidez hasn't even proven he's on the level of some of Froch's wins let alone Froch himself.

    People say he's overrated, I get that, in the ring he didn't have an aesthetically pleasing style, he definitely doesn't pass the eye test with his sloppy style, open defence, technical errors and mediocre athleticism. But he some how beat faster, more gifted, more technically skilled fighters again and again in Kessler, Taylor, Groves, Bute and Pascal. Only Ward really proved to be clearly his superior.

    Benavidez right now doesn't bring anything that Froch has dealt with and beaten before. Froch by KO inside 10 rounds until Benavidez proves he's on Froch's level.
  14. Trafford

    Trafford Active Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    Froch outmans him.late stoppage imo
  15. Stiff Jab

    Stiff Jab Active Member Full Member

    Jan 7, 2019
    Kessler and Ward were literally the only guys who I said, "He should beat Froch," and actually did (and even Kessler went 50/50). So as much as my brain says Benavidez, experience has taught me to go with the Cobra.