ANDRE WARD NEWS

Upcoming HBO Boxing calendar unveiled, confirmed Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera & Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade

HBO Boxing has released it’s full fight calendar for the next few months. In addition to the fights we’ve already known about, such as the pay-per-views for Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley in April, and Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan in May, two rumored fights have been confirmed. On March 26th, Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera will be shown on HBO from Oakland. On April 23rd...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Confirms Fight With Sullivan Barrera

NEW YORK, NY (February 9, 2016) – Roc Nation Sports is pleased to announce that Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) will return to the ring on Saturday, March 26, to begin his assault on the light heavyweight division when he takes on undefeated and number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev grotesquely punishes Jean Pascal

That wasn’t a rematch we needed, Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal II, and Saturday night confirmed it. On HBO, the two light heavyweights rumbled again, and just like the first time, Kovalev massacred Pascal, who had only moments of effectiveness. Someone should’ve stopped it long ago, before it ever happened, and once it actually began, it should’ve been stopped well before the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
13 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Boxing Awards Pu Pu Platter, Part II

So very sorry to be so slow with our service of the conclusion of the 2015 boxing awards. Your waiter humbly apologies. We’re bringing out two enormous platters to conclude them. In the first installment, the flavor was heavy and serious. In the second one, that flavor is light and fluffy. Just add “award” at the end of every category below and devour ’em all. Feel free...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Boxing Awards Pu Pu Platter, Part II

So very sorry to be so slow with our service of the conclusion of the 2015 boxing awards. Your waiter humbly apologies. We’re bringing out two enormous platters to conclude them. In the first installment, the flavor was heavy and serious. In the second one, that flavor is light and fluffy. Just add “award” at the end of every category below and devour ’em all. Feel free...
Via Bloguin Best
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Boxing Awards Pu Pu Platter, Part I

So very sorry to be so slow with our service of the conclusion of the 2015 boxing awards. Your waiter humbly apologies. We’re bringing out two enormous platters to conclude them. In the first installment, the flavor is heavy and serious. In the second one, that flavor will be light and fluffy. Just add “award” at the end of every category below and devour ’em all. Feel...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Boxing Awards Pu Pu Platter, Part I

So very sorry to be so slow with our service of the conclusion of the 2015 boxing awards. Your waiter humbly apologies. We’re bringing out two enormous platters to conclude them. In the first installment, the flavor is heavy and serious. In the second one, that flavor will be light and fluffy. Just add “award” at the end of every category below and devour ’em all. Feel...
Via Bloguin Best
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Ward & Terence Crawford to attend USA Boxing Olympic trials in Reno

The last American man to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing and the 2014 Fighter of the Year will both be ringside for the 2016 Olympic Trials for Men’s Boxing next week in Reno. 2004 Olympic gold medalist and super middleweight world champion Andre Ward and two-time world champion Terence Crawford will each travel to northern Nevada for a trip down memory lane. Ward and Crawford...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward: I’m Not For Sale!

LAS VEGAS – During the Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez fight weekend, the now former WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward sat down at length with select media for what he deemed a “real” conversation. In this video, part two of our recording, Ward discusses the decision by media to vilify him for his choice to stand up for what he believes in (the contractual dispute with...
Via BadCulture
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward: “Negative Things Written Are Personal”

LAS VEGAS – On Saturday former WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward took a few minutes to answer questions from the media during the busy Cotto vs Canelo pay-per-view fight. Already in town to support his promotional stable mate Miguel Cotto, Ward spoke candidly on everything from the negativity he receives from certain members of the media, potential (or no potential) fight...
Via BadCulture
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Alvarez vs Cotto undercard preview, plus rest of the week’s boxing schedule

Guess who ESPN Deportes have asked on as an analyst for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto? That’s right, heinous cheater turned soccer mom/unlikely cult hero Antonio Margarito! I’m not sure if he’ll have any insight, but his hair looks great. In other news, this is the post where we preview the Cotto vs Canelo undercard and the rest of the week’s boxing schedule ...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ward Vacates Belt, Fight with Kovalev Looming On Horizon

Andre Ward has been a polarizing figure in boxing in recent years. His appearances in the ring have been few and far between and when he does show up, his opponent selection is met with criticism and critique. After being linked with the likes of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Gennady Golovkin and fights not coming to fruition, observers have become impatient with “the SOG. An appearance...
Via BadCulture
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders eager to dethrone Lee then mix it up with Golovkin, Ward or Cotto-Canelo winner

The winner out of the WBO Middleweight title showdown between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday December 19th at the Manchester Arena will be hot property on the elite world boxing scene. Division ruler Gennady Golovkin, the fearsome Kazakh, will be targeting the missing belt from his collection to complete his mission in unifying all the belts. The winner of Saunders-Lee...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward confirmed for Cotto vs. Canelo PPV card

Roc Nation Sports is pleased to announce that Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) will return to the ring on Saturday, Nov. 21 in the co-feature to the Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez middleweight championship showdown on HBO Pay-Per-View. Ward has signed an exclusive multi-fight agreement with HBO that will commence with Ward’s Nov. 21 fight at The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rankings update: Danny Garcia debuts at 147 lbs; huge gap at 168 lbs with no Ward & Froch

It’s time to update some of our divisional rankings after all of the latest action and boxing results. Take a look at the divisional top 10s we’ve overhauled, and who’s moving in which direction. Updated top 10 welterweight division rankings This is an incredibly hard division to sort through right now. It’s also ridiculously deep. Danny Garcia deserves a position in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Boxing Scene’s Ryan Maquiñana Says Andre Ward’s Got Next For Gennady Golovkin

On this edition of The Versus Podcast, we talk with Boxing Scene's Ryan Maquinana who confirms a report out of Las Vegas on the future of Andre Ward. Is GGG and Kovalev next? The post Boxing Scene’s Ryan Maquiñana Says Andre Ward’s Got Next For Gennady Golovkin appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Boxing Fans Should Care About The Rise Of Daily Fantasy Sports

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has quickly grown from a gaming spinoff to a multi-billion dollar industry. In just a few years, DFS sites like FanDuel and DraftKings have expanded their user-bases into the millions, their guaranteed cash prizes into the hundreds of millions, and now offer contests across NFL, MLB, NHL, PGA, NASCAR and even MMA. Keen eyes already would have noticed DFS’s...
Via Bloguin Best
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Boxing Fans Should Care About The Rise Of Daily Fantasy Sports

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has quickly grown from a gaming spinoff to a multi-billion dollar industry. In just a few years, DFS sites like FanDuel and DraftKings have expanded their user-bases into the millions, their guaranteed cash prizes into the hundreds of millions, and now offer contests across NFL, MLB, NHL, PGA, NASCAR and even MMA. Keen eyes already would have noticed DFS’s...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Vs Gennady Golovkin And The Weight Divide

It’s possible to think of better unmade fights right now than Andre Ward vs Gennady Golovkin, but the list only goes a couple fingers, tops. The two have danced around each other for the last couple years, each side accusing the other of not really wanting to lambada. But at this precise moment, it’s easy to pinpoint the perpetrator. This month Golovkin’s team made explicit...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Vs Gennady Golovkin And The Weight Divide

It’s possible to think of better unmade fights right now than Andre Ward vs Gennady Golovkin, but the list only goes a couple fingers, tops. The two have danced around each other for the last couple years, each side accusing the other of not really wanting to lambada. But at this precise moment, it’s easy to pinpoint the perpetrator. This month Golovkin’s team made explicit...
Via Bloguin Best
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Harold Lederman on Kovalev-Mohammedi, Kovalev Day in Las Vegas, Andre Ward next?

It’s fight week, as Sergey Kovalev takes on mandatory challenger Nadjib Mohammedi this Saturday on HBO. We have the latest Hey Harold video with Harold Lederman providing his thoughts on Kovalev vs. Mohammedi. Meanwhile, while the Mohammedi fight is seen by a time killer as Kovalev fulfill’s a mandatory defense, next up could be Andre Ward. Ward recently returned from a lengthy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

What's next for Andre Ward?

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..... The post What’s Next For Andre Ward? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Unbeaten prospect Sonny Fredrickson gets off canvas for latest win

This past Saturday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, lightweight prospect Sonny Fredrickson (9-0, 6KO’s) had to dig down deep and get up from the canvas on his way to stopping tough 29-fight veteran Juan Santiago in the second round of their scheduled six-round bout which took place on the Andre Ward vs. Paul Smith undercard. Fredrickson dominated the first round and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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