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What next for Andre Ward?

By Brendan Earley: Andre Ward’s career has been constructed on taking on and fighting the best. One glance at his resume will support this statement, as over the years he has claimed victories against top competitors such as Carl Froch, Mikkel Kessler, Arthur Abraham and Chad Dawson. Such victories resulted in him being crowned the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kovalev could add Russian coach for Ward rematch

By Allan Fox: Former IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) is talking about potentially adding a Russian coach to his training team to get him ready for his rematch against Andre Ward (31-0, 15 Kos) in 2017. Kovalev is reportedly interested in adding former Russian Olympic coach Nikolai Khromov to his […]

Beterbiev targeting Ward-Kovalev winner

By Allan Fox: Artur Beterbiev (11-0, 11 KOs) is poised to take over the light heavyweight division in 2017 when he faces the winner of the Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev fight. Beterbiev destroyed contender Isidro Ranoni Prieto (26-2-3, 22 KOs) in 1 round last Friday night at the Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau, Quebec. […]

Kovalev’s manager: Ward must prove himself in rematch

By Allan Fox: Egis Klimas, the manager for former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, says that Andre Ward must face Kovalev in the rematch for him to prove that he’s the pound-for-pound best fighter in boxing like he thinks he is. Klimas points out that a lot of the fans believe that Ward lost […]

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