ANDRE WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Boxing's not dead but needs a hero or villain immediately

The statement “boxing is dead” is false. Like with many facets of life, we don’t like change unless the changing entity turns out exactly how we envisioned it. The previous generation admonishes the current one for “ruining” what was once good. As these newly self-appointed elders rain down their criticisms, they overlook the fact the same rebellious spirit that fostered...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward easily outpoints Brand to set up fight with Kovalev

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Undefeated Andre Ward used a steady left hook to repeatedly score and unanimously outpointed Alexander Brand to take the WBO Intercontinental light heavyweight championship Saturday night. Ward (30-0) was never seriously threatened by Brand (25-2), the 39-year-old Colombian who lost for the first time since 2012. Ward stunned Brand early and opened a small...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2016  |  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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 27, 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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Looks Like He Never Left Against Paul Smith

If Andre Ward could’ve done anything to make anyone glad he was back after nearly two years in the ring, it would’ve looked an awful lot like Saturday night on BET. Ward beat up an overweight Paul Smith, stopping him in the 9th round after turning him into a bloody mess. It’s a big “if,” of course. Ward’s extended absence and a fighting style that doesn’t enthuse some...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 21, 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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via Fight Booth
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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