Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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.

Tags: Chad Dawson image   Andre Ward image  
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.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (60)
Top Headlines Photos: Leduan Barthelemy vs. Eduardo Ramirez - Official Weights Daniel Jacobs vs. David Lemieux is Very Possible, Says Hearn Jorge Linares, Terry Flanagan Trade Words - Call For Unification HBO Sports' Head on Formulating 'SuperFly 2' For Early 2018 Jack on Bivol, Vacating: I'm Not Ducking a Guy With 11 Fights! News: Vaughn Alexander, Christian Carto, Daniel Baiz, More Carl Frampton vs. Oscar Valdez Showdown is Targeted By Arum Tom Schwarz Injured, Withdraws From WBO Regional Defense AIBA's Wu Gets Upper Hand on Rivals With Latest Court Ruling Eddie Ramirez vs. Antonio DeMarco Added To Santa Cruz-Avalos Team Fury Want Parker Rematch or Lucas Browne Fight Next Sullivan Barrera Furious: I Should Be Fighting Bivol For WBA Title! Tony Harrison vs. Paul Valenzuela Set For Lara-Gausha Triple Joshua-Parker: Promoters Planning July Bout at Wembley Jezreel Corrales vs. Alberto Machado Announced For HBO, Oct. 21 Arum Wants Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings Showdown Report: Bellew-Haye Rematch Set for December 10 at O2 Arena Dmitry Bivol vs. Trent Broadhurst in Monaco on Nov. 4, HBO Hearn on Jacobs' Options: Golovkin II, Canelo, Lemieux, Saunders Roy Jones: Andre Ward's Place in Boxing History is Near The Top Daniel Jacobs Confident: I See Myself Stopping Canelo! Photos: Jermell Charlo Grinds in Camp For Erickson Lubin Photos: Wlodarczyk Putting in Hard Work For Murat Gassiev Liam Smith: When Williams Feels He's Come Unstuck - He'll Quit! Joseph Parker's Coach: Anthony Joshua's Style is Perfect For Us! Sandor Martin Promises To Take Down Anthony Yigit Golovkin's Promoter: Mayweather Knew What GGG Does To Him Tommy Langford Vows To Bounce Back From First Career Defeat Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate Rigondeaux's Coach: Now Lomachenko Can Prove His True Worth! Beterbiev vs. Koelling: Vacant IBF Title Likely To Be at Stake Video: Jim Lampley Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Andre Ward, More Video: Roy Jones Jr. Discusses The Retirement of Andre Ward Linares: The Draw Was Best Decision For Canelo vs. Golovkin Joseph Parker May Defend in Japan, Against Kyotaro Fujimoto? Campbell Reveals His Father Passed in Lead-Up To Linares Bout Daniel Jacobs Clarifies Role of Al Haymon in Eddie Hearn Union Nico Hernandez, Tramaine Williams, Zhilei Zhang Get Big Wins Parker: I Can Bring Out The Weaknesses in Anthony Joshua! Jack Culcay To Make U.S. Debut on Gassiev vs. Wlodarczyk
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement