OAKLAND, Calif. (August 23, 2011) – Two years in the making, The Final of the Super Six World Boxing Classic between World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight champion Andre Ward and his World Boxing Council (WBC) counterpart Carl Froch is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 29 from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Tickets for this monumental event go on sale this Friday, Aug. 26th at the Boardwalk Hall box office, or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
The winner of the high stakes 12-rounder will claim super middleweight supremacy, both world championship belts, The Ring magazine championship and the coveted Super Six World Boxing Classic Cup.
“This is what we, as fighters, dream of,” said Ward. “It’s what we fight for. This one is for all the marbles. This is the kind of fight you have to fight – and win – in order to be considered ‘great.'”
Said Froch: “The Final is what a top sport is all about; we have the two best fighters facing off for it all. That’s what this tournament has delivered.”
Tickets are priced at $300, $200, $100 and $50. The event is promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions, Matchroom Sport and Antonio Leonard Promotions, in association with Caesars Atlantic City and sponsored by Corona. For further information and fight card updates, visit www.goossentutor.com.
ABOUT SUPER SIX WORLD BOXING CLASSIC
The Finalists of the inaugural Super Six World Boxing Classic, Andre Ward and Carl Froch each fought three bouts against different opponents in the field in the points-based Group Stage of competition. Following the Group Stage, the top four fighters advanced to the single-elimination Semifinals. Ward was ranked No. 1 in points with 6; Froch in second place with 4. Ward defeated Germany’s Arthur Abraham (No. 4) and Froch defeated Glen Johnson (No. 3) in the Super Six Semifinals in the spring to advance to The Final.