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Eddie Hearn: Froch vs Ward II will be a different fight in the UK
Eddie Hearn (Carl Froch's promoter): "Andre Ward is not great to watch. Technically he's superb but he's not great to watch and he's not a huge draw in America. We found that in the Super 6 final. You only had to be in Atlantic City that night to see how many people were there to watch Andre Ward - not many. Not taking anything away from him, he's an unbelievable technician of the game. But what choices does Andre Ward have right now? I can't name the fights. The only fight that Ward has is the winner of the Froch vs Kessler fight.
I'm telling you it'll be a different fight in the UK. Ward out of his comfort zone, Froch with the same intensity as when he fought Bute. Will Ward come to the UK? I don't know, there's a lot of money for him in the UK.
There aren't other opponents out there, the fights out there that will get people excited, the division is thin.
I wouldn't like to be Andre Ward's promoter though! "
Last edited by F!x; 02-11-2013 at 04:59 PM.