In a busy night of boxing in the US to mark Thanksgiving weekend, all champions successfully retained their titles.
Hometown boy Andre Ward defeated tough challenger Sakio Bika in front of a hometown crowd in Oakland, California in the second defence of his WBA super-middleweight title. Showing he could rough it with the best of them, Ward scrapped his way to a unanimous points victory.
Carl Froch and Arthur Abraham took to the scales yesterday afternoon in Helsinki, with both making the 168lb weight limit ahead of their Super Six showdown tonight. Froch was first up on the scales, coming in quite comfortably at 167.1lbs with Abraham a little closer to the limit at 167.6lbs.