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 Last update:  7/28/2013       Read more by Ryan Burton         
   
Edwin Rodriguez Eyes Ward, Froch, Kessler Bouts
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By Ryan Burton

Undefeated super middleweight contender Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez's (24-0) name is still buzzing after his first round destruction of the normally durable Denis Grachev earlier this month in Monte Carlo. 

With the victory Rodriguez has propelled his name towards the top of the division. However, Rodriguez knows that there are still many names above him and on a recent edition of BoxingScene Radio, he said that he is willing to face any of the division's elite.

"I think it is a strong division.  I think I can do a lot.  I think there are a lot of big names that I can do well against.  Names like the WBC champ Sakio Bika who just won.  Guys like Lucian Bute, Carl Froch, Mikkel Kessler.  There are a lot of guys.  Andre Ward is there. There are so many names out there," Rodriguez explained.
 
Many people feel that Rodriguez needs a little more seasoning before he faces the division's best fighter in Andre Ward. Rodriguez's promoter Lou DiBella agrees with this thinking and recently said that he wants to get his fighter a few more fights before such a fight happens.

"I trust my promoter Lou DiBella but I definitely want to fight Andre Ward.  He is the best in my division and that is the guy I want to fight," Rodriguez told BoxingScene Radio. 

The fight against Grachev was broadcast in the US on the BeIN network that isn't in most fans' satellite or cable packages. Rodriguez ended our interview by urging the fans to check out the fight on You Tube.   

"I want all the fans to go on You Tube and check out my fight versus Grachev. It doesn't take to much time to watch it," quipped Rodriguez. 

You can listen to the show in its entirety by clicking here: http://tobtr.com/s/5031259

Send questions or comments to ringsidewriter@gmail.com   Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to BoxingScene Radio, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays from 6-8PM PST. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

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comment by MDPopescu, on 07-29-2013
[QUOTE=PBP]Ward should take it. Good fight coming after the layoff[/QUOTE] On Jul 27: "... Ward, 29, is looking to face former WBA super middleweight champion Dimitri Sartison (30-2, 18 KO’s) or middleweight Caleb Truax (22-1-1, 13 KO’s), according to Steve Kim. Ward just needs HBO to say yes ...

comment by LacedUp, on 07-28-2013
[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit]Ok did you really just go back to 2008 and 2009? If you read my original post it clearly says this is not about what Ward did last year or 2 years ago let alone 4 or 5 years! It's about the present time. That means now. Ward hasn't been active. I don't know where you heard W...

comment by PBP, on 07-28-2013
Ward should take it. Good fight coming after the layoff

comment by Weebler I, on 07-28-2013
[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll]DiBella says he's not ready and that he won't put him in there with Ward yet. End of story.[/QUOTE] Money talks...

comment by ShoulderRoll, on 07-28-2013
DiBella says he's not ready and that he won't put him in there with Ward yet. End of story.

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