2007-03-23 : Carl Froch 167¼ lbs beat Sergey Tatevosyan 167 lbs by TKO at 2:54 in round 2 of 12
- Location: Ice Arena, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
- Referee: Terry O'Connor
- Tatevosyan was dropped by a lead right hand in round 2.
- Froch let his hands go on a covering Tatevosyan, and the referee stopped the fight as Tatevosyan didn't punch back. There was no visible protest to the stoppage from the Russian.
- IBF Super Middleweight Eliminator for the #2 spot