Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Ratings  |  Arcade
Andre Ward on Point, Edwin Rodriguez is Overweight - Boxing News
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
 Last update:  11/15/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever            &
Andre Ward on Point, Edwin Rodriguez is Overweight
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Luis Sandoval

WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14KOs) had predicted that undefeated challenger Edwin Rodriguez (24-0, 16KOs) would struggle to make the 168-pounds limit - and he was right. Ward weighed 167.8-pounds at Friday's official weigh-in. Rodriguez, however, was pretty cut down and weighed two-pounds over the limit at 170-pounds. He has two hours to make the limit. The HBO televised fight takes place on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

Ward is finally making his comeback to the ring after a 15 month hiatus which was the result of a shoulder injury and the rehabilitation that followed. Rodriguez is coming off a huge victory where he won the Monte Carlo Super Middleweight tournament.

This will be Rodriguez’s first title bout while Ward will be making the 6th defense of his WBA title which he captured during his victorious run in the Super Six Tournament in 2010.


Charles Huerta 126 vs Jonathan Arrellano 126lbs – 8 Round Featherweight bout

Brandon Gonzales 167lbs Jonathan Nelson 166lbs – 10 Round Super Middleweight bout

Juan Funez 126lbs vs.   Carlos Gonzalez 129lbs – 4 Round Featherweight bout

John Molina 141lbs vs Jorge Pimentel 142lbs – 8 Round Light Welterweight bout

Oscar Molina 153lbs vs. Carlos Sanchez 155lbs - 6 round Junior Middleweight bout

Sergio Mora 161 vs. Milton Nunez 160 – 6/8 round Middleweight bout

Justin DeLoach 154lbs Robert Hill 154lbs – 4 Round Junior Middleweights bout

DonYil Livingston 158 vs Tony Hirsch 161 – 6 Round Junior Middleweight bout

Tags: Andre Ward , Edwin Rodriguez , Ward-Rodriguez , Ward vs Rodriguez

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 11-16-2013
WTF? In the pics that were posted a few days ago he looked great. Is he outgrowing the division? Posted from App for Android

comment by MDPopescu, on 11-16-2013
The "VADA boy" is just another puppet... Ward wanted Sartison for his comeback fight, but HBO refused...

comment by FAt tEDDY, on 11-16-2013
VADA boy looked terrible. Life altering 12 rounder ahead!

comment by MDPopescu, on 11-16-2013
[QUOTE=Weebler I]Hearn doesn't want that fight, that's the truth of the matter.[/QUOTE] ... I guess you're from the U.K. ... Therefore you should know better...

comment by Weebler I, on 11-16-2013
[QUOTE=MDPopescu]I guess that Chavez Jr rather is after Bika's belt... Jr. would not risk a Froch fight next summer... Ward already called for a Froch rematch on the Wembley stadium -- but I suspect Andre asked Hearn for a huge payday in order to cross the Pond... And Hearn somehow declined...[/...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (56) 

 Top Headlines
 MMA Headlines
 Related Articles
  Photos: DeGale-Bute, Alvarez-Ch...
  Video: DeGale vs. Bute Final Pr...
  Video: DeGale Tells Bute - You ...
  Photos: Wladimir Klitschko, Tys...
  Photos: Peter Quillin, Chris Al...
  Photos/Weights: Erislandy Lara,...
  Video: David Haye vs. Mark De M...
  Photos: Klitschko, Fury Face To...
  Photos: David Haye, Mark De Mor...
  Wanheng Menayothin Retains WBC ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads



Cookie Policy - Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2015 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.