Ward vs. Dawson in the works
Vy Vitali Shaposhnikov: Ever since Oakland’s unbeaten super middleweight Andre Ward (25-0-0) held the trophy for coming out a winner in the Super 6 tourney, boxing fans have been anticipating and patiently waiting to hear what was next on Ward’s agenda.
Article posted on 14.05.2012
Most had high hopes for Ward facing another unbeaten super middleweight Lucian Bute (30-0-0), but the fight never materialized. Instead, Bute is now facing a man who had lost to Ward in the Super 6 championship bout, Karl Froch (28-2-0). It’s a good fight for both men, and I think that the fans will also benefit form this match-up.
But where does this leave Ward? According to the champ himself, his team is no working on assembling a fight between Andre, and the recent Bernard Hopkins conqueror Chad Dawson (31-1-0). “I accept the challenge. We are trying to make the fight happen, and I will be ready to go when the fight does happen,” stated Ward in a recent interview with
Inside Fight Sports. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vAtQtDUL8NM
Ward seems enthusiastic about the fight, and says the fight would happen at 168lbs weight limit. Of the options available, and there aren’t many, I think this could come out to be a pretty good fight. Both men like to mix it up, and now that Dawson’s stock has gone up after beating Hopkins, his confidence must be thought the roof.
I am not entirely sure if the fight would be worth paying for, but if aired for free, I think it will bring a lot of boxing fans to their TV sets.
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