Carl Froch: Girlfriend Rachael Cordingley hottest search in Google UKWritten by Leroy Cleveland
On Saturday, in one of the biggest fights in the history of British boxing, IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) scored a spectacular eighth round KO over arch-rival George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) before 80,000 at Wembley Stadium in London.
Not surprisingly, the query "Froch vs Groves" finished as Saturday's hottest trending query in Google U.K.
And while Carl Froch solidified himself as a superstar of boxing and a top 10 pound-for-pound fighter, he wasn't the only person in the Froch household who made an everlasting impression Saturday night.
On Sunday, the query "Carl Froch girlfriend" became the trendiest term in Google UK for that day, far surpassing 'Britain's Got Talent.'
Of course, she does have a name...
The lovely Rachael Cordingley, a UK model and Froch's girlfriend, has been and an engaging fixture at the champ's bouts for the last several years, raising more than a few eyebrows with her infectious smile and stunning physique.
"I'm the big-mouth at ringside," Cordingley told BBC in 2012.
"I'm Carl's cheerleader, his number one fan."
Following his win Saturday, perhaps the most exhilarating of Froch's career, the boxer from Nottingham got down on one knee in front of his long-time girlfriend.
"I told her how much I love her. I didn't officially propose - I couldn't sort the ring out. But I will be marrying her. Tonight will be remembered for defending my titles but I did ask Rachael a sneaky question. It's not official. She said yes."
So who is Rachael Cordingley?
Although she's not well known outside the U.K, fight fans worldwide have often seen the charismatic, extremely supportive glamour girl shower Froch with affection in the ring after fights.
Will we be seeing more of Ms. Cordingley, given her surging popularity?
Perhaps she'll land a few movie roles, develop her own clothing line or become an ambassador of goodwill for worthy causes?
Rachael Cordingley facts & stats
- DOB: July 20, 1987 (age 27)
- Born: Liverpool
- Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
- Occupation: Glamour model
- Crowned Miss Maxim Global 2007
- Children: 2 (Proud mother to Rocco & Natalia)
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Partner: Carl Froch
- Smile: Stunning