After 5 fights in his comeback, light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) shocked the boxing world on Thursday in announcing his retirement after 13 years as a pro. The 2004 U.S Olympic gold medalist Ward released a statement today letting his fans know that his body could no longer keep up from… Continue Reading Andre Ward retires from boxing
By Rich Cheney: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev was disappointed at the news on Thursday of IBF/WBA/WBO 175 lb. champion Andre “SOG” Ward choosing to retire from boxing at age 33. Kovalev says he wanted to fight Ward in a third fight, and now he can’t do that because of his retirement. For… Continue Reading Kovalev disappointed Andre Ward retiring
By Rich Cheney: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Kruser” Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) dumped trainer John David Jackson recently following his defeat to Andre “SOG” Ward in their rematch on June 17. Jackson would later say that Kovalev quit in that fight after he started getting hit to the body. Kovalev is currently looking for… Continue Reading Kovalev explains why he dumped Jackson
Light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward favors Gennady “GGG” Golovkin by a 60-40 split to beat Saul Canelo Alvarez in their long-awaited fight. Ward likes the size of Golovkin over the smaller Canelo as the factor that leads him to victory. “I think it’s a 50-50 fight, maybe a 60-40 fight in Golovkin’s favor,”said Andre… Continue Reading Andre Ward favors Golovkin to beat Canelo
By Rich Cheney: If IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) had any say so in the voting for Ring Magazine’s No.1 pound-for-pound fighter, he’d already be above the current No.1 Andre “SOG” Ward following his 3rd round knockout win over IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs)… Continue Reading Terence Crawford says he tops Andre Ward in pound-for-pound ratings
By Rich Cheney: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev is filing a protest with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over his 8th round knockout loss to light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward from their fight last month on June 17. Kovalev wants the fight results to be changed to a no contest. It’s unclear whether the Nevada Commission… Continue Reading Sergey Kovalev files protest over loss to Andre Ward
IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward says he’s not ducking any challengers, and yet he’s talking about wanting to move up to cruiserweight to face arguably the weakest of the champions in that weight class in Tony Bellew. Some boxing fans want to know is whether Andre Ward ever intends on defending his light… Continue Reading Is Andre Ward ducking Artur Beterbiev?