Ward vs. Rodriguez Recap – Andre back and still great

ward5635By Dwight Harrison: The undefeated super-middleweight Andre “SOG” Ward 27-0-0 with 14 knockouts. Returned to the ring Saturday night in stunning fashion. As he shook of any notion that his 14 month layoff had any effect on his skills.

Ward showed he was a class above his opponent Edwin Rodriguez has he dominated the fight and won decisively on all three judges score-cards. The fight started as a scrappy affair.

There was a lot of holding and hitting, inside fighting and fighting even after the referee had broke them up. there was so much of these fouls that referee ended up taking two points of both fighters.

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Andre Ward: Return of the king – Rust or Rule

ward343By Dwight Harrison: Undefeated super-middleweight king Andre Ward who’s record stands 26-0-0 with 13 knockouts returns to the ring tonight after a 14 month lay off to take on Edwin Rodriguez 24-0-0 with 16 knockouts.

The former gold medalist and Oakland California native is considered second on most peoples pound for pound list and the heir to the throne when Floyd Mayweather Jr. hangs up his gloves.

The most compelling story line in this bout is how will ring rust effect Andre “SOG” Ward’s exceptional skills and will it allow Edwin Rodriguez to do better than expected or even win against his heavy favored opponent.

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