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The Super Six has been one of the best developments in boxing lately. No Pay Per View required (just the regular Showtime cable package), and top fighters facing off in every fight. It's now down to four fighters.
Jermain Taylor left early after two losses, and his replacement Allan Green went "one and done" after losing to tournament leader Andre Ward. Mikkel Kessler looked strong handing Carl Froch his first career loss, but recently withdrew due to an eye injury.
So it's down to four: Andre Ward is the only 2-0 fighter in the tournament and he was supposed to be facing close friend Andre Dirrell (pictured, against Froch) later this month.
The winner would face the winner of the Carl Froch-Arthur Abraham matchup in the tournament final. However, Ward and Dirrell seem uninterested in fighting each other at this point in the tournament, so it adds a new question: How will Showtime resolve this?
(Update [Oct 23, 2010]: Andre Dirrell has since withdrawn from the tournament citing neurological difficultues, and Ward is now set to face Sakio Bika on November 27th, the same day as the Froch-Abraham fight)
Whatever the case, the winner of this tournament should face Lucian Bute, currently the No. 1 ranked Super Middleweight in the world on most observers' lists. A lot of excitement to watch for in this deep division.