Carl Froch will be a smash on Sky Sports 3D - 06/11/2012
The Cobra’s in another dimension for World title defence against Mack
Carl Froch has warned Sky Sports 3D viewers to make room on the sofa when he boxes Yusaf Mack on November 17 - as he plans to smash the World title challenger through the screen on his way to victory.
The Cobra defends his IBF super middleweight World title against the Philadelphian at the Capital FM Arena at the top of Betfair's 'True Brit' bill, and the 35 year old has promised a powerful display in his ninth consecutive World title fight.
Smash hit: Froch blasts through a screen at today's 3D media workout
Speaking about boxing live in 3D Carl Froch said: “Now that I’ve watched back today’s training session in 3D I can appreciate what it feels like to face Carl Froch in the ring - it’s a truly frightening prospect! Fans watching at home watching in 3D will feel every punch as if they were in the ring with me at the Capital FM Arena.”
Robin Broomfield, Sky 3D Operations Manager, said: “Boxing in 3D is an amazing viewing experience. The 3D cameras provide a depth to the pictures that gives Sky viewers the feeling of being there at ringside. It has to be seen to be believed but once you see boxing in 3D you would not want to watch a bout any other way.”
Froch's World title defence tops a great night of action in Nottingham as Tony Bellew aims to take a step closer to a second World title shot when he meets Argentine Roberto Bolonti for the WBC International Silver light heavyweight title.
Exciting former GB stars Kal Yafai and Scotty Cardle step up to eight round action on the bill, with former teammate Martin J. Ward also in action and another Team GB talent Callum Smith making his pro debut.
Former European middleweight champion Kerry Hope boxes ahead of his Betfair's 'Christmas Cracker' showdown with Darren Barker next month, while Froch's city pals Leigh Wood and Tyan Booth are in action - unbeaten Wood tackling Gavin Reid while Booth meets Ryan Aston, who is looking to bounce back from defeat against Curtis Valentine in their Midland Area title clash in July.
Tickets for Betfair’s ‘True Brit’ are on sale now priced £40, £60, £80, £120 and £200 from the Capital FM Arena Box Office on 08444 124624 and at www.capitalfmarena.com – VIP packages are available exclusively from Matchroom Sport on 01277 359900 and at www.matchroomboxing.com