Super Six betting preview: Carl Froch v Andre Ward
Britain’s Carl Froch has confirmed he will fight undefeated American Andre Ward this autumn.
The bout will represent the final of the Super Six boxing classic and will see the 34-year-old Froch defend his WBC super-middleweight title against WBA champion War – who is also a 2004 Olympic gold medallist – at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
"Atlantic City, October 29, can't wait, I'm buzzing! Come on the Cobra army... your support is awesome," said Froch on social networking site Twitter.
Ward commented: "Going into a fight of this magnitude, I expect the toughest fight of my career."
Froch is the 2/1 outsider for the fight with Bet365, with Ward the 4/11 favourite. A draw is priced at 25/1. A Froch victory by KO or TKO is offered at 13/2, with Ward available at 15/2 to win by the same methods. A Froch points success is offered at 10/3, while a Ward win in the same manner is 4/7.