News | Dec 05 2014

EXCLUSIVE Carl Froch: If I was holding my breath waiting for Las Vegas fight I would have choked out by now

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CARL FROCH is the latest big British boxing name to be in the running for the coveted BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award.

The event, on Sunday, December 14, sees him shortlisted alongside some huge names from the world of sport, including hot favourite golfer Rory McIlroy, F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, footballer Gareth Bale, gymnast Max Whitlock, swimmer Adam Peaty, rider Charlotte Dujardin, athlete Joe Pavey and Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans.

A panel made up of sports stars, editors and BBC executives decided on the 10 contenders and Froch will be looking for a podium finish behind McIlroy and Hamilton.