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Ward vs Froch Clash Could Also Land in Los Angeles

By Lem Satterfield

The Showtime Super Six World Super Midddleweight Boxing Classic's final between WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward of Oakland, Calif., and his WBC counterpart Carl Froch of England could land in either Atlantic City or Los Angeles, according to Ward's promoter, Dan Goossen.

"We're looking at two locations, and that's here in Atlantic City, or at a location in LA," said Goossen from Atlantic City, where he is promoting Saturday night's junior middleweight clash of southpaws between Paul Williams (39-2, 27 KOs) and Erislandy Lara (15-0-1, 10KOs) at the Boardwalk Hall.

Goossen declined to name the place he is considering in Los Angeles.

The 27-year-old Ward (24-0, 13 knockouts) made the successful third defense of his crown with May's Super Six semifinal unanimous decision over 31-year-old Abraham (32-3, 26 KOs) of Germany, who had been outclassed during November's one-sided unanimous decision loss to the 33-year-old Froch (28-1, 20 KOs).

Froch scored June's unanimous decision over 42-year-old ex-world champion, Glen Johnson (51-15-2, 35 KOs) in the other Super Six semifinal.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by brick wall on 07-11-2011

what's wrong with vegas? it's the boxing capital of the world...how come goosen is not considering vegas? what the fukk is ward's team thinking? stop protecting your boy...and ward too should take it up on himself to fight outside of…

Comment by sweeney19 on 07-11-2011

The fight isn't goin to be in Las vegas because the UFC have an event planned on the same date, & they dont want a boxing & UFC event in the same town at the same time!

Comment by johnm is... on 07-11-2011

If Froch and his team allow this fight to be in California, then he deserves to have his ass kicked.

Comment by drefan on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=fastblack;10813645]have the fight in London and give froch a fair chance to win. have 2 of 3 Euro judges and a British ref. Froch has zero chance if this fight is in the states. Boxing is better off with Froch…

Comment by drefan on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=slimshandy69;10810758]does this guy ever fight outside of cali???[/QUOTE] I guess if you knew anything about boxing...you would know that Andre Ward WON the Gold for the US in GREECE...is that far enough for ya?

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