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Carl Froch Fans in for Super Six Bonus on Saturday

NOTTINGHAM (October 15th ,2009) – Fight fans at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham on Saturday are in for a Super Six World Classic bonus when the opening Super Six bout between former Middleweight Champs Arthur Abraham and Jermain Taylor is screened live on the big screens in the Trent FM Arena. The two men clash at The O2 World Arena in Berlin as the Super Six tournament kicks off before the action switches to Nottingham for Carl Froch’s WBC World Super Middleweight title defence against unbeaten American hotshot, Andre “The Maxrix” Dirrell..

Boxing at the Trent FM Arena starts from 8.30 on Saturday evening with the live action in the ring pausing at 10pm while the big screens in the arena broadcast the Abraham – Taylor fight live from Germany. Following that bout the live action will resume in the ring in Nottingham as the evening builds to the Froch – Dirrell showdown set to take place shortly after 2am.

If you’re not in the Trent FM Arena on Saturday night then the only way to see both Super Six tournament bouts in the UK and Ireland is on Primetime (Sky channel 480). To order what promises to be a knockout night for fight fans call 0871 200 4444 (+448702 416 666 from the Republic of Ireland) or see http://www.primetimelive.co.uk. The event is available at a special price of £12.95 until 24 hours before the fight after which it will then increase to £14.95.

Primetime will build up to the event by screening Froch’s previous two world title fights, his twelve round thriller with Jean Pascal to win the WBC title and his sensational final round KO over Jermain Taylor in the U.S. in April. The fights will be broadcast from 7-10pm on Primetime each night leading up to Saturday’s Super Six tournament double header. Primetime will also broadcast FIGHT CAMP 360°: Inside The Super Six World Boxing Classic, a new reality series that will give fight fans unprecedented access into the lives of the Super Six tournament participants.

Tickets for Froch V Dirrell are available from the Trent FM Arena, Nottingham Box Office priced £30, £45, £125 and £250. To purchase tickets call the Box Office on 08444 124 624 or visit www.trentfmarena.co.uk. Tickets are also available from Ticketline on 0844 888 4402 or via www.hennessysports.com.

For more information on the Super Six World Boxing Classic including exclusive videos, photography, expert analysis from Al Bernstein and Steve Farhood, and much more please visit www.WorldBoxingClassic.com or visit http://www.hennessysports.com/worldboxingclassic.htm.

Article posted on 15.10.2009



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