After being floored in the first, and the referee calling it in the ninth - see how Froch fought for his title in pictures.
Carl Froch held an open training session in Nottingham today as the countdown begins to his world title defence on Saturday.
A civic reception is to be held tomorrow in honour of boxer Carl Froch, who was crowned super-middleweight world champion last month.
Carl Froch has defended the referee's decision to stop his world title fight with George Groves at the weekend.
Speaking to ITV News Central, the IBF and WBA super-middleweight champion doubted that Groves would have been able to continue fighting after the ninth round stoppage.
Groves had been leading on points when the fight was stopped, a result which was greeted with boos from the crowd.
Debate raged on Twitter among boxing fans following Car Froch's controversial ninth round victory against George Groves in Manchester.
That Froch/Groves decision is a shocker! No way he will give him a rematch because he will get dusted.
Watched Froch Groves back ten times. Groves is gone, he's not defending, his head is rolling and he turns his back. Fight over
Groves impressed me , carried himself well. Froch, great boxer, not at the races tonight. Thought his post match lacked decorum.
Carl Froch has retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a controversial ninth-round stoppage of George Groves in Manchester.
Froch was floored by a flinging right hand in the opening moments but clawed his way back into the bout and won a spectacular duel when referee Howard Foster jumped in to end the contest in the ninth.
Foster's intervention with Groves still on his feet sparked uproar, with both corner teams briefly squaring off in the ring while a crowd which had started off resolutely pro-Froch roundly cheered the challenger.
Media are awaiting the highly anticipated news conference ahead of this weekend's fight between Nottingham's Carl Froch, and London's George Groves.
The fight will take place on Saturday in Manchester, with the Nottingham world champion favourite with bookmakers to keep hold of his titles.
Nottingham's Carl Froch will defend his IBF and WBC world titles on Saturday against George Groves in Manchester.
Is The Cobra favourite to win in the latest odds?
Carl Froch to win - 1/4
George Groves to win - 3/1
Draw - 25/1
Fight to go the distance - 7/5
Carl Froch KO - 8/11
George Groves KO - 7/1
Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes.
Carl Froch and his coach are ready and confident ahead of Saturday's fight against George Groves in Manchester.
Froch's mum also seemed confident that her son will win.
The Cobra will be defending his IBF and WBA Super Middleweight titles.
Read more on the countdown to the fight here.
Birmingham boxing trainer Rob McCracken has spoken of his disappointment at the news former world heavyweight champion David Haye could be forced to retire due to a shoulder injury.
McCracken was with his most successful fighter, Carl Froch, who was giving an open training session in Nottingham ahead of his world title defence with George Groves this Saturday.