Kovalev Doesn’t KO Chilemba (Giving Ward Hope?)

Isaac Chilemba neutralized Sergey Kovalev for half of their bout Monday, then somehow left the ring on his own power, making him just the fourth man to do so in Kovalev’s 30 wins.  You have to imagine Andre Ward was watching with a grin at home in advance of their superfight later this year. But should he have been, if he was? The Kovalev-Chilemba bout was meant to be something...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward clinches victory but not imagination

On Saturday night, for the 29th time in his professional career, Andre Ward took home a victory. Boxing fans got their first look at Ward as a light heavyweight, and while they saw him pitch a near shutout against a hungry undefeated Sullivan Barrera, the luster that usually follows Ward just wasn’t there. Even though Ward was facing a heavy underdog, boxing fans were excited...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Vs Sullivan Barrera Results: Ward Wins, Not Quite Up To His Usual Standard

As “performance by any boxer in the world” goes, Andre Ward was brilliant Saturday night on HBO in his official move up to light heavyweight against Sullivan Barrera. As a performance by Ward — and in particular, a performance by Ward that convinced anyone of his chances against Sergey Kovalev in a fight that sounded perfect on paper — it wasn’t up to snuff. Ward won almost...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

HBO Championship Boxing: Ward vs. Barrera Picks

    Light Heavyweight Bout: Andre Ward (28-0) vs. Sullivan Barrera (17-0) Nolan Howell: Barrera is a fine fighter that would be a fine guy you could get behind opening a Saturday night card or headlining sometime during the week, but this is the big spotlight and it was made for Andre Ward as he looks to shake off whatever rust is left after nearly two years off en route to Sergey...
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March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Ward-Sullivan Barrera weigh-in results & photos

Saturday night’s main event on HBO World Championship Boxing features a light heavyweight showdown between undefeated fighters Andre Ward and Sullivan Barrera. The official weigh-ins were held this afternoon, and right here, you can find the full Ward vs. Barrera weigh-in results, with photos of the fighters on the scale as well. Opening up the telecast from the Oracle Arena...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera HBO Boxing preview

Andre Ward is back, finally. He returns to the ring and to HBO Boxing when he takes on Sullivan Barrera. Barrera is unbeaten himself, and while he hasn’t faced nearly the competition that Ward has, he doesn’t know how to lose as a professional and will be looking to test to see if Ward is at his best. Ward vs. Barrera takes place on HBO on Saturday, March 26th. Here, you can...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs: Sup Wit David Haye; Andre Ward; More

It’s a new year(ish), so what better time to bring back Quick Jabs, everybody’s formerly favorite round-up of various boxing news(es)? We start with the pic above of the Friars’ Club, because Lennox Lewis is about to get roasted. Lewis’ championship reign has aged well, and now that he’s no longer a hilariously milquetoast regular HBO commentator, his periodic observations...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

What's next for Andre Ward?

By Juan Martinez The biggest question for Andre “SOG” (Son of God) Ward heading into his fight on June 20 against Paul “Real Gone Kid” Smith from England was whether or not he would have any ring rust. However, Ward silenced critics and ended his 18-month layoff from the ring in style by defeating Smith by way of a technical knockout at the 1:46 mark in the ninth round...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward In Courtroom By Goossen-Tutor

Dan Goosen beat Andre Ward in court again today, #Goosen 4-0 vs Ward. Todays ruling strengths Goosen's defamation suit vs #Ward! #boxing — Rick Glaser (@RickGlaser1) August 21, 2014 Do you get boxing businessman/Twitter superstar Rick Glaser’s joke? Super Middleweight champion Andre Ward today lost another court battle with his promoter, Dan Goossen of Goossen-Tutor, so his...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Algieri takes a tough split decision over Ruslan Provodnikov

One of my all-time greatest series’ ever is Deadwood. There are many quotes from the show that I like and one of my favorites is from Dan Dority. It comes from the episode in the third season right before he is about to fight the Captain. “Going wrong is not the end of ******* things…I have come back from plenty of **** that looked like it was going wrong.” Watching the Chris...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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