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In this week’s three punch combo I will start by analyzing where Andre Ward belongs in the pound for pound rankings following his performance on Saturday.  Next I will take a close look at upcoming prospect Daquan Arnett.  Finally, I will look back at some quick stoppages over the weekend in both the Vitali Klitschko vs. Manuel Charr fight and the Antonio DeMarco vs. John Molina fight. Credit: Will Hart - HBO Andre Ward For the past few years the top two fighters on every experts pound for pound list have been Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. They have bounced back and forth for the top spot with Mayweather over taking Pacquiao on most lists in the last year.  However, with his impressive 10th round TKO victory over Chad Dawson on Saturday night, I feel Andre Ward has now supplanted Manny Pacquiao on the pound for pound chart. Ward was completely dominant over the reigning Light Heavyweight Champion Dawson.  Ward was in control when the fight was at a distance and in control ...
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