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Andre Ward Shocks The Boxing World By Announcing Retirement

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Andre Ward has announced a shock retirement from professional boxing, after a flawless career. The California native scored 33 wins and no defeats in a glittered career. Ward, widely regarded as one of the top pound-for-pound boxers on the planet, also enjoyed a top amateur career, winning Olympic gold in 2004. He cited his body no longer being up to the …

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Watch: Andre Ward Explains Why He Thinks Mayweather Won’t Have It So Easy Against McGregor

It’s perhaps a little surprising that Andre Ward is among the few boxers suggesting Conor McGregor might be more competitive against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th than conventional wisdom proclaims. Ward after all is cut from the same cloth as Mayweather, a rare fighter that thinks defence first, a true believer in the ‘hit and don’t get hit’ philosophy, …

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Andre Ward Believes Diaz Brothers Would Do Well In Boxing, Mayweather/McGregor Good For The Sport

The two-weight world champion spoke to Fighthype ahead of his massive rematch against Sergey Kovalev taking place next weekend. Though the Stockton duo of Nick and Nate Diaz haven’t featured in the preparation for Andre Ward’s June 17 renewal with ‘The Krusher’, the MMA cult heroes have shared a lot of ring time with one of boxing’s best pound-for-pound operators. …

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Chris Eubank Jr Wins A World Title But Twitter Is Far From Impressed

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Chris Eubank Jnr of Great Britain celebrates defeating Renold Quinlan of Australia to claim the IBO World Super Middleweight title fight at for the Olympia London on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Leigh Dawney/Getty Images)

Chris Eubank Jr is the new IBO Super-Middleweight Champion, beating Australian Renold Quinlan with a tenth-round stoppage. It was Eubank Jr’s 24th victory from 25 fights, with his only defeat coming against Billy Joe Saunders in 2014. Relative unknown Quinlan proved a tougher opponent than many expected and the younger Eubank couldn’t find a knockout punch, despite dominating throughout. Referee …

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Twitter Reacts To Andre Ward’s Debatable Points Win Over Sergey Kovalev In Vegas

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Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward delivered on it’s significant promise Saturday night, as the two best light-heavyweights in the world engaged in a memorable 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, the scorecards, rather than the efforts of the two fighters, seem likely to prove the major talking point. Kovalev started the bout much faster than …

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Date And Venue Announced For One Of Boxing’s Most Anticipated Showdowns

Pound-for-pound kings Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev are set to go to war for the latter’s light-heavyweight titles in November. Following the disappointing likelihood that middleweight stars Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin won’t clash in a superfight, the sport required an alternative spectacle. Seasoned boxing fans will rejoice that Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor isn’t the marquee fight announced. Instead, …

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Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera: Breakdown And Prediction

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 20: Andre Ward (L) throws a jab against Paul Smith during their Cruiserweight fight at ORACLE Arena on June 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

This weekend one of the world’s most gifted fighters returns to the ring, as Andre Ward faces his first test as a light heavyweight in the form of Cuban fighter Sullivan Barrera. The fight is taking place in Ward’s hometown of Oakland, California. Barrera is a former Cuban amateur, and although he didn’t have the same success in the amateurs …

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Watch: Pound For Pound Rated Boxer Andre Ward Talks Sparring Nate Diaz And The Famed Stockton Slap

At the press conference that followed his upset victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196, Nate Diaz was asked a question about the power that the Irishman possessed in his legendary left-hand. Diaz gave McGregor props, telling the gathered media that the SBG product was “a hard-hitting little guy”. He added, however, that his experiences in the boxing gyms of …

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Oscar De La Hoya Responds To Floyd Mayweather’s Rant On Racism

Floyd Mayweather made headlines recently when he went on a rant during an interview with FightHype during which he declared “racism still exists”. In an attempt to back up his statement boxing’s former pound for pound king endeavoured to highlight a number of examples within the world of combat sport in which “racial bias” could be seen. He talked about …

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Conor McGregor’s Popularity Proof That Racism Still Exists – Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Conor McGregor has caught the attention of boxing’s former pound for pound king and all-time cash cow, Floyd Mayweather Jr., but “Money” May’s recent references to the Irishman are rather controversial. Mayweather has spoken on a number of occasions in the past about how he believes that racism is still prevalent within the sport of boxing. In an interview with …

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Floyd Mayweather: Gennady Golovkin Needs To Take Risks Like I Did

On Monday, FightHype published an exert from an interview with Floyd Mayweather in which he addressed one of boxing’s burgeoning stars and, in the eyes of many, the heir to his pound for pound and Pay-per-view thrones – Gennady Golovkin. The utterance of Golovkin’s name, and the news that his first PPV outing had failed to really capture the attention …

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Video: Gennady Golovkin’s Trainer Brands Andre Ward “A Liar”

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, didn’t take too kindly to recent comments made by Andre Ward. Andre Ward recently claimed that Gennady Golovkin’s team turned down an offer to fight him earlier this year. The fighter sarcastically referred to the Kazakh as “Little G” as he explained to Fight Hub TV how the Golovkin camp rebuked a “50/50” offer. Golovkin’s coach, Abel Sanchez, …

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Gennady Golovkin Wanted No Part Of Me, Claims Super-Middleweight Champ

Many see Kazakh middleweight terror Gennady Golovkin as the most avoided man in boxing, but super-middleweight Andre Ward claims that “GGG” did a little ducking of his own earlier this year. Ward, one of the sport’s pound for pound elite, told Fight Hub TV that he now refers to “Triple G” as “Little G”, after the 160lb titlist turned down an …

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