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Go with Andre Ward – It’s easier

Once again, come this Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA, fans will be treated to one of those battles where "Someone's 'O' has got to go". HBO's main event will feature Andre S.O.G. Ward, 26-0-0 (KO14) versus Dominican Republic's Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriquez 24-0-0 (KO16). Both fighters are quality individuals, having exhibited excellence from the amateurs into the [...]

Amir Khan hails stablemate Andre Ward as one of the world’s best

Boxing ace Amir Khan has hailed stablemate Andre Ward as one of the world’s very best, declaring that he’ll make an explosive ring return this weekend, live on BoxNation. The super-middleweight world champion, who holds the WBA Super and Ring Magazine titles, makes his long-awaited return to the squared circle following an injury to his shoulder which has kept him out of action since September [...]

Ward vs. Rodriguez: Will ring rust make this fight more competitive?

It will have been just over 14 months since the last time Andre Ward graced the HBO airwaves as a fighter when he enters the ring this Saturday to face unbeaten Edwin Rodriguez. Sidelined with a shoulder injury much has been said and written about Andre Ward. Some of it was said using facts. While other articles, tweets, and forum posts clearly had biasness oozing out of it, whether directed [...]

Edwin Rodriguez: I’m ready to get in there and punch Ward in the face

Andre Ward & Edwin Rodriguez get up close and personal at the final press conference before they colllide for Ward's WBA & Ring Magazine Super Middleweight Title Saturday night in the fight dubbed "THE RETURN." Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez: "I respect Andre Ward. I think he's a good fighter. He has accomplished a lot in the sport of boxing, winning the tournament in the Super Six. But, at the [...]

Andre Ward Fight Week Quotes

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - November 14, 2013 - WBA and Ring Magazine Super Middleweight World Champion Andre "S.O.G." Ward (Oakland, Calif.) is just 48 hours away from his return to the ring, and he's locked and loaded for his first fight of 2013. Ward will face off with undefeated contender Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez in a super middleweight title bout on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena [...]

Frank Buglioni previews Andre Ward-Edwin Rodriguez live on BoxNation

If Floyd Mayweather Jnr is a unanimous pick as the sport’s premier pound-for-pound talent, Andre Ward is the strongest candidate to emerge as his heir apparent. The Oakland super-middle – USA’s last Olympic champion after striking gold at light-heavy at the 2004 Athens Games – carved a formidable rep by scalping the likes of Mikkel Kessler, Sakio Bika, Arthur Abraham and Carl Froch en route [...]

Andre Ward looks to capitalise on undefeated Rodriguez’s ‘Froch-like’ eagerness

Boxing’s best super middleweight, Andre Ward, returns to the ring this Saturday following a 14-month layoff, adamant he can take advantage of his opponent's all guns blazing approach. The WBA super-middleweight world champion, who also holds The Ring Magazine equivalent, is set to make his eagerly anticipated return this weekend against the undefeated Edwin Rodriguez, after being out of action [...]

Ronnie Shields: “Edwin ‘La Bomba’ Rodrgiuez is cut from the same cloth as Holyfield, Tyson, and Whitaker”

Video by Carlos Sacriste - On November 16th, at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California, undefeated Super Middleweight contender Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KOs) will take his first step in achieving boxing immortality when he challenges incumbent title holder Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (for his Super WBA 168 pound championship. In this revealing and intimate video featurette, Edwin [...]

Photos: Andre Ward Closes Bay Area Training Camp in Preparation for November 16th Fight with Edwin Rodriguez

The long wait for WBA and Ring Magazine Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward's (Oakland, Calif.) return to the ring is nearly over. Ward and trainer Virgil Hunter will take part in their final Bay Area training session today at his Hayward boxing gym before traveling south to Ontario, Calif., on Tuesday morning. The consensus number two pound-for-pound fighter in the world will put his belts [...]

Andre Ward open to fight against Bernard Hopkins

WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO's) and his promoter Dan Goosen are both open to a fight against IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO's) if he's game. Ward says he'd like to take on the younger fighters, but he'd take the fight against the 48-year-old Hopkins. His promoter Goosen thinks it would be an excellent fight and believes they could make it [...]

Andre Ward’s world title showdown added to stacked BoxNation calendar

LONDON (31 Oct) - BoxNation's knockout November is set to pack even more of a punch with the channel adding super-middleweight supremo Andre Ward's crunch world title clash with undefeated Edwin Rodriguez to its star studded lineup. The encounter sees the world's best 168-pounder, Ward, defend his WBA world super-middleweight title on November 16th in Ontario, California against the ferocious 28-year-old [...]

Andre Ward vs. Edwin Rodriguez: Game on

In the sport of boxing, the first shots of battle are often fired long before a single punch is ever thrown in the squared circle.   On November 16th, two genuine "good guys" of the sport will tangle to decide 168 pound supremacy when universally recognized Super Middleweight Champion Andre "S.O.G." Ward steps in the ring with undefeated contender Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez.    Despite [...]