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Beterbiev: I Was Ready For Andre Ward - I'm Ready For Anyone

Light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev (11-0 11 KOs) is one fight away from becoming a world champion in one of the most talent rich divisions in the sport. Beterbiev will face Enrico Koelling on...Read More

Hunter: 'Honest' Critics Will Remember Andre Ward as a Great

Virgil Hunter, who was the career trainer for Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs), says there is no way that his boxer can be remembered as nothing short of being a great fighter. Last month, Ward - at age 32 -...Read More

Kelly Pavlik Reflects on Andre Ward Fight Falling Through

Former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2) hit a low point in his career when he lost an unanimous decision to Sergio Martinez in April 20, 2010. Pavlik floored Martinez in the fight bu...Read More

Hunter on Kovalev: Russian Fighters Don't Do Well in Dog Fights!

Virgil Hunter, the head trainer for the recently retired Andre Ward, was not the least surprised that his boxer stopped Sergey Kovalev in their rematch back in June at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. W...Read More

Virgil Hunter: Nobody Can Lure Andre Ward Out of Retirement!

In most sports, when an athlete decides to retire - they stays retired. In boxing that's not exactly the case. Most fighters come out of retirement, and some of them come out of retirement over and ov...Read More

Bellew Reveals: Andre Ward's Demands Were Too Much

Former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs) reveals that there were serious negotiations to make a fight with Andre Ward (32-0,16 KOs) - but their talks fell apart over money. The L...Read More

Stevenson's Promoter Reacts To Claims By Andre Ward's Coach

Yvon Michel, promoter for WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, has hired back at the recent statements that were made by Virgil Hunter, the head trainer of IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight ...Read More

Andre Ward's Coach: There Was No Money in Facing Stevenson

Two weeks ago, IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs), 32 years old, caught everyone by surprise when he announced his retirement from the sport. Ward, a unified champion a...Read More

HBO's Lampley: Ward Was Talking Joshua Bout Before Retirement

HBO's longtime analyst Jim Lampley was very surprised when light heavyweight king Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) announced his retirement last week. Ward, only 33 years old, was ranked by many as the best ...Read More

Ward’s Shock Exit Gives Chance To Others To Fill P4P Vacuum

Ward’s Shock Exit Gives Chance To Others To Fill P4P Vacuum

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - For so many years, it was so easy. Love him or loathe him, Floyd Mayweather Jr. laid consensus claim to at least one title for the bulk of his unbeaten, career-defining run betwe...Read More

Roy Jones: Andre Ward's Place in Boxing History is Near The Top

Last week the boxing world received a shocker, when unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announced his retirement from the sport. According to Ward, the desire was no longer there and his bod...Read More

Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate

Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate

By Corey Erdman - Andre Ward announced his retirement from the sport of boxing last week, walking away from a profession he was the very best in the world at. In a sport in which retirements often com...Read More

With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World?

With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World?

By Andreas Hale - Andre Ward’s sudden retirement from boxing has left the door wide open for a new pound for pound king of boxing. That surprise announcement, coupled with Canelo Alvarez and Gennady G...Read More

Ward: When You Don't Have Desire, Shouldn't Be in Boxing Ring

Andre Ward has had enough of boxing, physically and mentally, as an active participant. That’s basically the way Ward explained his decision to retire Thursday during a phone appearance on ESPN’s “Fir...Read More

Kovalev Laughs: I Said I'd Stop Andre Ward's Career - It's True!

Sergey Kovalev says he's "disappointed" IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward is retiring from boxing because "I don't have opportunity to kick his ass again." The Krusher joked to TMZ S...Read More

Froch: No Sour Grapes, But I'm Not Sad To See Andre Ward Go

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announced Thursday he is retiring from boxing because he no longer has the desire to fight, leaving the sport a...Read More

Kovalev on Ward's Retirement: Good for Boxing, Fans & Division!

Part of Sergey Kovalev is disappointed that Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing Thursday. Just last weekend, Kovalev discussed his desire to land a third fight against Ward at some point. ...Read More

Andre Ward Announces His Retirement From Boxing

Two-weight world champion Andre Ward - widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world - has retired from boxing at the age of 33. The former super middleweight and current light-heavy...Read More

Kovalev: Right Now It's 1-1; I Want a Third Fight With Ward

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Kovalev knows it probably isn’t a realistic expectation, but he wants a third fight against Andre Ward. Kovalev considers their series even. The former light heavyweight champion th...Read More

Sergey Kovalev: I'm Not Broken Mentally From TKO Loss to Ward

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Kovalev contemplated retirement following his technical knockout loss to Andre Ward in their rematch three months ago. Once some of the disappointment dissipated, though, Russia’s K...Read More