By David P. Greisman
Andre Ward and Carl Froch both successfully made weight for their widely anticipated Super Six World Boxing Classic finale Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Ward (24-0, 13KO) came in at the super middleweight divisional limit of 168 lb, while Froch (28-1, 20KO) was slightly lighter at 167.5 lb.
The winner of Saturday’s main event – which airs live on Showtime (9PM ET/PT) – will be crowned Super Six champion, as well as earning recognition as the lineal super middleweight champion while serving as the frontrunner for 2011’s Fighter of the Year.
Kell Brook, 148 lb vs. Luis Galarza 147.5 lb - 10 rounds, welterweight
Bowie Tupou, 242 lb vs. Donnell Holmes, 226 lb - 10 rounds, heavyweight
Edison Miranda, 175 lb vs. Kariz Kariuki, 174.5 lb - 8 rounds, light heavyweight
Boyd Melson, 155.5 lb vs. Danny Lugo 152.5 lb - 6 rounds, junior middleweight
Yordanis Despaigne, 174.5 lb vs. Cornelius White 173 - 6 rounds, light heavyweight
John Lennox, 224.5 lb vs. Jeremiah Witherspoon, weight TBD - 4 rounds, heavyweight
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