Found December 19, 2011 on
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Top Questions, Notes and Thoughts from Andre Ward vs. Carl Froch and the Conclusion of the Super Six:
With the Super Six Tournament over and done with, boxing fans are left with a bit of a void. The tournament had reliably produced intriguing and top-tier match-ups in the division for more than two years. So what's next in the super middleweight division, and for Andre Ward and Carl Froch? What did their fight and the tournament all mean? Here are the key takeaways from the Ward vs. Froch Super Six Championship match.
Credit: Tom Casino / Showtime
The Versatility of Andre Ward: Andre Ward has proven himself to be one of the most versatile fighters in the game. If he needs to break out superior, crisp boxing ability, he can draw upon his stellar, gold medal winning amateur career. When he needs to mix it up, he'll step inside, take you out of your rhythm, tighten up his shots and rough you up. Whatever Ward needs to do to win a fight, he'll do. He has the power to kee...
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As we all know by now, the Super Six Tournament wrapped up on Saturday evening, as Andre Ward dominated and controlled Carl Froch for the duration of their bout. Right here, you'll find a handful of Ward-Froch videos, including the post-fight press conference with Andre Ward taking the stage, the official Ward vs. Froch recap from Showtime, and a collection of highlights and...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- It was, by turns, boring, exciting, sublime and ugly. Fitting finish for Showtime's Super Six tournament, yeah?After a two-year grind than ended in a 12-round one, Andre Ward outclassed Carl Froch Saturday to win a unanimous decision and become the lineal super middleweight champion of the world. Ward was utterly too fast, and so much more skilled. The...
The Super Six World Boxing Classic has been hailed as an innovative tournament that broke the mold of current boxing matchmaking, guaranteeing fight fans the big fights between the top contenders that promoter politics has denied them. But in the final it became clear that far from being a break from the boxing's current flaws, the tournament actually embodies them.
Andre Ward used his speed and a combination of lefts to beat Carl Froch in a unanimous decision in the Super Six super middleweight tournament final in Atlantic City.
It has been a tremendously successful 2011 for Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KOs), who after a twenty-six month journey is now the Super Six World Boxing Classic champion; the WBA champion; the WBC champion; the Ring magazine champion and the No. 1 Super Middleweight in the world.
Right there with him, is Ward's crafty veteran trainer and godfather of 18 years, Virgil Hunter, who...
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