Bernard Hopkins targets fight with Carl Froch

Bernard Hopkins, from Philadelphia, celebrates after defeating Jean Pascal Credit: Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press/Press Association Images

Bernard Hopkins has targeted Carl Froch as his next opponent if 'The Cobra' beats Mikkel Kessler later this month in their WBA and IBF super-middleweight fight.

Froch is fighting Denmark's Kessler at the O2 Arena in London on 25th May and is looking to avenge after his previous defeat to Kessler.

Carl Froch with his newborn baby, Natalia Credit: ITV News Central