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Froch-Taylor on tap for April 25

Updated: March 10, 2009, 3:22 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor, who has been associated with HBO since start of his professional career in 2001, is jumping to rival network Showtime for his shot at a super middleweight title.

Taylor will challenge England's Carl Froch for a 168-pound belt at the Foxwoods resort in Mashantucket, Conn., on April 25 (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET/PT), organizers announced Tuesday.

HBO's contractual obligation to Taylor ended with his victory last fall against 2000 U.S. ...

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