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ESB Exclusive Interview with boxing trainer Virgil Hunter

“But as far as my personal opinion, and I think that I’m entitled to have my personal opinion like Steve Bunce or anybody else who’s a Joe Calzaghe fan—in my opinion we would have chewed him up!”—Virgil Hunter Exclusive Interview by Geoffrey Ciani - Yesterday afternoon I was afforded the opportunity to speak with boxing trainer Virgil Hunter, who recently helped prepare and guide Andre [...]

Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson: Head to Head

(photo credit: Alexis Cuarezma/Goossen Tutor) By Joseph Herron: Tonight at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, universally recognized Super Middleweight Champion Andre “S.O.G.” Ward will defend his Super WBA and WBC titles against Ring recognized and WBC Light Heavyweight Champion “Bad” Chad Dawson in one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the boxing year 2012. Beginning at [...]

Ward in his toughest fight to date against Dawson tonight

( Photo credit: Alexis Cuarezma/Goossen Tutor) By Dwight Chittenden: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO's) will easily be taking on the toughest opponent of his career tonight against 30-year-old Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KO's) at the Oracle Arena, in Oakland, California. This is a fight that can either turn the 28-year-old Ward into a star or it can send him hurtling downwards [...]

Ward vs. Dawson quotes

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA; (September 5, 2012) Undefeated WBA, WBC, and RING super middleweight World Champion Andre "SOG" Ward (25-0, 13 KOs) and WBC and RING light heavyweight titleholder "Bad" Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KOs) both held media interviews yesterday from King's Boxing Gym in Oakland, CA. Media attendees were given the opportunity to ask the fighters questions about their upcoming September 8, 2012 [...]

Ward vs. Dawson, DeMarco vs. Molina statistics: WBC News

WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS September 5, 2012 – Mexico City. From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: WBC STATISTICS WBC Super Middleweight World Championship Oracle Arena - Oakland, California September 8, 2012 This will be the 1,789th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 49-year history. GOOSSEN TUTOR PROMOTIONS & GARY SHAW PRODUCTIONS PRESENT: ANDRE “S.O.G.” [...]

Nick Cannon To Serve as Ward vs. Dawson Weigh-In Host and Ring Announcer This Weekend!

(Photo Credit: Alexis Cuarezma/HBO) OAKLAND (Sept. 5, 2012) - Nick Cannon, award winning actor, comedian, multi-media mogul, TV and radio show host will officially enter the boxing world this weekend when he hosts the final weigh-in and acts as the official ring announcer for the Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson World Championship showdown this Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8 respectively. Fans [...]

Ward vs. Dawson: How does this fight play out?

By Robert Jackson: A very intriguing fight by all estimates, hopefully Ward/Dawson measures up to the hype. In one corner we have Chad Dawson reigning 175lb king with hopes of dominating the 168lb-175lb weight classes, dropping down in weight for a 168lb showdown. In the other corner we have Andre Ward recent winner of the Super 6, 168lb championship. Dawson, following his victory over Bernard [...]