Carl Froch v Andre Ward photos

Carl Froch
Nottingham's WBA super-middleweight title-holder Carl Froch enters Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall as a heavy underdog against WBC champion Andre Ward in the final of the Super Six tournament
Carl Froch fans
Froch has plenty of travelling support at the famous old boxing venue, while former Olympic champion Ward is fighting away from his west coast base for the first time since 2008
Andre Ward (left) and Carl Froch
The slick Ward cannot miss with his jab in the opening rounds as Froch, a notoriously slow starter, struggles to come to terms with the American's superior speed and skills
Carl Froch (left) and Andre Ward
One area where Froch might have expected to have the edge was on the inside but Ward does not yield the centre of the ring and bullies his English rival at times
Carl Froch (left) and Andre Ward
Froch shows tremendous spirit to stay in the fight but, while Ward shows signs of fatigue in the final two rounds, the Englishman has no answer to his opponent's superior ringcraft
Carl Froch (left) and Andre Ward
Ward is awarded the fight 118-110, 115-113, 115-113 on the judges' scorecards, with only Englishman John Keane seeming to provide an accurate assessment of the fight
Andre Ward
Ward's victory catapults him into the super-fight league and he may now choose to move up to the light-heavyweight division, where the great Bernard Hopkins awaits