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Chad Dawson Calls Out Andre Ward; “S.O.G.” Responds

By Ryan Maquiñana

Moments after outpointing Bernard Hopkins by majority decision for the WBC and Ring Magazine light heavyweight titles, Chad Dawson immediately called out Andre Ward to fight him next.

“I would love to fight Andre Ward,” Dawson (31-1, 17 KOs) told HBO’s Max Kellerman.  “Bad Chad” then shared he could "get down to 168" or make it at 175 pounds if necessary.

Ward (25-0, 13 KOs), who incidentally enough owns the super middleweight version of both belts in addition to the WBA diadem, was the subject of an avalanche of messages on social media asking for him to comment.

"S.O.G." was quick to respond on the internet, saying, “Why is my Twitter blowing up? Y’all know how the game goes. We can get it done!”

After initially announcing he would return on June 2, Ward has since backed off that date.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly column for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (CSNBayArea.com). He’s also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and Ring Magazine’s Ratings Panel. E-mail him at [email protected], check out his blog at norcalboxing.net or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rip Chudd on 01-08-2013

[QUOTE=MR. LARRYX;12898565]now all the sudden you were drained?[/QUOTE] :lol1::lol1::lol1: I know right

Comment by larryxxx. on 01-08-2013

now all the sudden you were drained?

Comment by TeamUppercut on 05-01-2012

[QUOTE=William Blake;12056543]of course ward would jump all over this...it gave him a way out of a fall fight with bute (providing he beat froch) this is similar to hopkins steering clear of dawson some time back, but when pascal called…

Comment by Shabba Rank$ on 04-30-2012

[QUOTE=deuce_drop;12060805]yeah, my bad, got the andre part but the last name was wrong, oops, not afraid to admit a mistake... with that correction being made it's pretty weak of dawson to go that route.[/QUOTE] Dawson is taller than Ward by…

Comment by deuce_drop on 04-30-2012

[QUOTE=isbj;12057105]Ward is promoted by Goosen[/QUOTE] yeah, my bad, got the andre part but the last name was wrong, oops, not afraid to admit a mistake... with that correction being made it's pretty weak of dawson to go that route.

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