Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14

PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 19: Andre Ward looks on before his middleweight fight against Darnell Boone at the Rose Garden on November 19, 2005 in Portland, Oregon. Ward defeated Boone in a six round decision. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Super middleweight champion Andre Ward has had surgery on his injured right shoulder that will postpone his title bout against Kelly Pavlik for a second time. The fight had originally been scheduled for Jan. 26 in Los Angeles but was postponed until March when Ward hit his shoulder while sparring. After rest did not heal the injury, Ward got a second opinion from San Francisco Giants orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Dillingham, who discovered a small tear in Ward's shoulder capsule. Dillingham operated on Ward on Friday and says the surgery went well. Ward is expected to begin rehab within a week.
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