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Ward tells Mayweather: Don’t become another critic!

By Allan Fox: In response to Floyd Mayweather Jr. saying this week that he didn’t see Andre Ward as the winner of his fight against former IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in their fight on November 19, Ward took to social media to fire back at Mayweather. Ward told Mayweather that he shouldn’t be […]

Mayweather says Andre Ward didn’t win against Kovalev

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. apparently saw the fight between Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 19 KOs) and former IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) last year on November 19th, because he says that Ward DID NOT win that fight. The three judges that were appointed to work the fight by […]

Jacobs was inspired by Ward’s performance against Kovalev

By Allan Fox: In what has to be seen as a bad sign for the March 18 fight between IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) and Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29 KOs) if you were hoping for an exciting crowd-pleasing fight, Jacobs has added trainer Virgil Hunter to his training team, and he’s […]

Will Andre Ward take the Kovalev rematch?

By Yannis Mihanos: Before going up at the light Heavyweight division, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) had to stay on the sidelines for a considerable period of time. This was a difficult time but also the only way to get out of a nasty contract agreement. Contracts often tie fighters to do things they […]

Ward will do what he wants to do, says Roc Nation executive

By Allan Fox: Andre Ward’s promoter Michael Yormark of Roc Nation Sports isn’t sure whether Ward will choose to continue his boxing career and face Sergey Kovalev in a rematch. Yormark says it’s up to Ward whether he wants to continue his career. Ward is sounding like he’s not sure if he wants to continue […]

Ward’s promoter says he has leverage in Kovalev negotiations

By Allan Fox: With Andre Ward now holding the IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight titles, he now has leverage in the negotiations with Sergey Kovalev for a rematch between them in 2017, according to Ward’s promoter Michael Yormark of Roc Nation Sports. Just how much of the fight needs to be negotiated is the big question. Kovalev’s […]

Ward’s promoter expects higher PPV numbers for Kovalev rematch

By Allan Fox: If there is to be a rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev in 2017, the pay-per-view numbers should be higher than their previous numbers for their fight on November 19 in 2016, according to Ward’s promoter Michael Yormark of Ro Nation Sports. The previous Kovalev-Ward fight brought in 160,000 buys on […]

My 2017 Wish List

By Gav Duthie: There is an air of expectation for an exciting 2017 as some big fights have already been announced. Two unification bouts have been organised by Eddie Hearn with Anthony Joshua taking on Wladimir Klitschko (WBA, IBF heavyweight) and James DeGale faces Badou Jack (WBC, IBF super middleweight). A third unification bout will […]

Andre Ward undecided on Kovalev rematch

By Allan Fox: Now that Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) has beaten Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) to win his IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight titles, he isn’t sure whether he’ll return to the ring for the rematch. Ward isn’t sure whether there’s any point in facing Kovalev again. He says if he did fight him […]

Beterbiev and Kovalev gunning for Andre Ward

By Allan Fox: Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) is now in the hot seat with his close/controversial 12 round unanimous decision win over former IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) on November 19 last year Not only is Kovalev gunning for Ward’s titles in a badly wanted rematch, but also unbeaten #2 […]

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