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Ward vs. Kovalev 2: a big fight for boxing fans

By Matthias Predonzan: Modern boxing is – a more than 100 years old sport- and punching contests were fought as early as 5000 years ago, in ancient Iraq. I guess the same controversies about fights’ results are, therefore, old like the activity itself and probably, they are one of the reasons why this beautiful sport […]

Andre Ward says he’s tempted to shut-up the haters

By Allan Fox: IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) says he’s tempted to give Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) a rematch so that he can prove that his win over him wasn’t a fluke thing, and also to shut-up all the haters that have been talking about him. Ward beat Kovalev by […]

Ward not sure if he wants to fight Kovalev in rematch

By Allan Fox: Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) says he’s not sure if he wants to continue his boxing career to fight former 175lb champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) in a rematch. Ward says he’s been fighting 22 or 23 years, and he sees that as a long time. He’s not sure […]

Ward says Kovalev rematch will be continuation of first fight

By Allan Fox: IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) says the only name that he’s interested in fighting right now is Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs), but the fight needs to make sense for him. This is the same thing that Ward has been saying since he beat Kovalev by a controversial […]

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 […]

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