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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 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 [...]

“2 Days: Andre Ward” Premieres Tuesday, November 5 on HBO®

Oct. 22, 2013 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at super middleweight sensation Andre Ward, one of boxing’s elite pound-for-pound fighters. “2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and [...]

Ward vs. Rodriguez – Ringside with Raymundo: The Return

Just off the I-10 freeway in Southern California stands an electric-powered billboard that flashes images of upcoming events, and in-between promoting an upcoming Cher concert and the inaugural game for the Ontario Reign minor league hockey team is an advertisement that simply states, ‘The Return’, with a picture of the consensus No. 2 fighter in the world, Andre Ward, and the date of November [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Sugar Hill, Edwin Rodriguez, Bryan Vera, Jermall Charlo, Justin De Loach, and Karim Mayfield

At 9PM ESP/6PM PST, the Sports Krib proudly presents expert trainer and Kronk Gym leader Javan “Sugar” Hill, Super Middleweight contender Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez, Middleweight contender Bryan “The Warrior” Vera, Junior Middleweight prospect “The Hitman” Jermall Charlo, Welterweight prospect Justin De Loach, and Junior Welterweight prospect Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield on tonight’s [...]

Ward vs. Rodriguez Ticket Sales Today

WBA and RING Super Middleweight World Champion and 2011 Fighter of the Year, Andre "S.O.G." Ward (26-0, 14 KOs) makes his long-awaited return to the ring to defend his 168-pound championships in Ontario, CA at the Citizens Business Bank Arena (45 minutes south east from Los Angeles) as he takes on the #1 world-rated Super Middleweight contender Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KOs) on Saturday, [...]