Anthony Dirrell: I'm Going After The Froch-Ward Winner

By Rick Reeno

Undefeated super middleweight contender Anthony Dirrell is planning to target the winner of the upcoming WBC/WBA unification between Carl Froch and Andre Ward, which takes place on December 17th at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Dirrell (23-0, 20KOs) is the WBC's number one ranked contender to Froch's title. He plans to take a tuneup in November, but wants the Froch-Ward winner in 2012.

Anthony and his brother Andre Dirrell are close friends with Ward - but Anthony is not going to allow friendship to prevent a possible fight.

"I have a tuneup, I think I'll have one in November and then I'm going to go after the winner of Froch and Ward. [Me and Ward] are friends, but it's a business at the end of the day. He got to eat and I got to eat. We are just out there and doing what we love to do. I really think Ward is going to pull it off. Froch is going to bring his A-game, but Ward will come out victorious at the end," Dirrell told

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cash Cow on 10-07-2011

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;11263217]I have still never seen a fight of Anthony Direll. I heard hes different than his brother, more of a come forward agressive fighter.[/QUOTE] [CENTER] [/CENTER]

Comment by borikua on 10-07-2011

[QUOTE=Trippy;11263230]He needs to get in line really. Kessler, Bute and Andre have more of a claim to fight the Super Six winner. I hope Andre comes back against Bute though, he'd clown him. Anthony needs to fight some Bika/Green type…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 10-07-2011

[QUOTE=extant;11263875]..........agreed!!![/QUOTE] Kill yourselves this is ANTHONY not andre!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Plus Bute has fought nobody but cab drivers and garbage men GTFOH!

Comment by UglyPug on 10-07-2011

got a lot of love for Anthony - I'm not a native Michigander, but I've lived here long enough to support the boxing history and culture of the state. . . Produced a lot of the greats. . . Also,…

Comment by extant on 10-07-2011

[quote=trippy;11263230]he needs to get in line really. Kessler, bute and andre have more of a claim to fight the super six winner. I hope andre comes back against bute though, he'd clown him. Anthony needs to fight some bika/green type…

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