Carl Froch to swap his boxing gloves for ice skates

Nottingham boxer Carl Froch will swap his boxing gloves for a pair of ice skates later today.

'The Cobra' and his partner, Rachael Cordingley, will be at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham for the first Christmas skating session.

Carl Froch and Rachael Cordingley Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Carl Froch retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a controversial ninth-round stoppage of George Groves in Manchester last weekend.

Froch leaves Groves on the ropes before referee Howard Foster intervenes Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire