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Photos: Andre Ward Receives New WBC Belt in Mexico

Report and photos by Pepe Rodriguez/WBC

Andre “Son of God” Ward, received today from WBC President, Jose Sulaiman, the green andgold championship belt that accredits him as the new WBC Super Middleweight World Champion, which won last Saturday December 17 within the SHOWTIME Super Six World Boxing Classic Final, that came to a dramatic conclusion at the historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Ward (25-0, 13 KOs), from Oakland, California, USA, was crowned as the new champion, after having defeated the champion Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KOs) over twelve one-sided rounds, being more faster, busier and landed cleaner, harder punches and did not allow Froch to get anything going.

A desperate Froch came on late, but the result was never in doubt as Ward prevailed by surprisingly close scores of 115-113, 115-113, 118-110.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 01-05-2012

Congrats, Dre. Keep improving and there is no telling how good you can be.

Comment by mushahadeen on 01-05-2012

Andre Ward is a good fighter.

Comment by jt$ on 01-05-2012

What is SOG doing with the devil himself? Ward is a man of strong character and moral fiber yet he pays homage to the thief Sulaimon. Ward has always loved the belts and sanctioning bodies, I suppose he needs them…

Comment by chiguy91 on 01-05-2012

[QUOTE=RichardPerez;11632770]Dan in the second photo is like "WTF?"[/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1: yeah he does, he looks upset that they're holding hands or something. nice event for ward though, the green belt is the nicest looking one out of them all imo.

Comment by Ringlife on 01-05-2012

Good for Ward he deserves a lot of credit what he did last year.

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