Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/13/11
Saturday night in Atlantic City, NJ, Andre Ward (24-0, 13 KOs) of Oakland will take on the UK's Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KOs) for the WBA, WBC, Ring Magazine and popular consensus super middleweight championship of the world. Besides being the first time anything relevant has happened on the Boardwalk since someone landed on it with a hotel and paid you $2,000, this fight represents the end of a long, strange trip in the sport and may not even achieve the goal it set out to accomplish, since a large contingent of Lucian Bute supporters would dispute the "undisputed champion" designation the Super Six tournament sought to create. The tournament itself is a prime example of why anyone who suggests a "group stage" in a boxing tournament should probably be drug tested since he's clearly chasing his LSD with absinthe. Even the most ardent boxing fan needs the assistance of Boxrec, Wikipedia and the Cliffs Notes in order to decipher the group stage results. After the very first group stage...
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