Not since the “Super Six World Boxing Classic” has a fistic tournament garnered as much worldwide attention as the “World Boxing Super Series”. The “Super Six”, which ran from 2009 to 2011 matched the very best to offer in the super middleweight division, and was eventually won by Andre Ward. Ward’s stock was immediately boosted by his participation and the same could be said for Carl Froch, Mikkel Kessler, Arthur Abraham, Andre Dirrell and others.
The “World Boxing Super Series”, organized by Richard Schaefer and Sauerland Promotions, is taking a page out from the “Super 6”, yet enhancing that model. Once again, the Supermiddleweight division will be highlighted, but so too will Crusierweight. The winners in each weight class will receive the Muhammad Ali trophy and a commemorative WBC “Diamond” championship. Additionally, the Supermiddle winner will acquire the WBA “Super” and the IBO title at 168 pounds. The victor at Crusier walks away undisputed champion. All told, $50 million dollars in prize money will be earned in this once in a lifetime pugilistic opportunity.
Please see the brackets below for pairings and results as of the time of this writing.