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 Last update:  12/18/2011       Read more by Bill Emes         
   
Froch: Ward is Not a Puncher, But Physically He's Strong
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By Bill Emes

Before their fight on Saturday night, former champion Carl Froch taunted Andre Ward about his punching power. After twelve rounds of action at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Ward won a twelve round unanimous decision over Froch to win the Super Six Boxing Classic and to unify the WBC/WBA titles. After the fight, Froch told BoxingScene.com that Ward is not a big puncher, but physically he's a very strong fighter and has the ability to push you around the ring.

"He was very defensive and very slippery. He does a lot of defensive things like Floyd Mayweather. I'm not saying he's Floyd Mayweather. He's not a big puncher but physically he's quite strong. He was a light heavyweight as an amateur. He won an Olympic gold medal as a light heavyweight, so I knew he would have something about him strength wise and he showed that in there. I lost the fight for sure and I got beat by the better man, I'm devastated," Froch said.

Tags: Carl Froch , Andre Ward , Ward-Froch , Ward vs Froch


 

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comment by PlayerKiller, on 12-19-2011
[QUOTE=Light_Speed]Because his countryman Khan has been crying non stop about his decision loss so it's nice to see a fighter act like he's supposed to.[/QUOTE] You mean because he didn't cry like when he lost to Kessler.

comment by brick wall, on 12-19-2011
[QUOTE=DeadLikeMe]that would mean Donaire is juicing as well.[/QUOTE] hmm i've never said anything about juicing but yeah that's a possibility. conte is their nutritionist so he must be doing something good.

comment by DeadLikeMe, on 12-19-2011
[QUOTE=brick wall]yeah i noticed ward was quite strong he can easily move back froch...his stamina is also pretty good. could be the conte connection?:dunno:[/QUOTE]that would mean Donaire is juicing as well.

comment by brick wall, on 12-19-2011
yeah i noticed ward was quite strong he can easily move back froch...his stamina is also pretty good. could be the conte connection?:dunno:

comment by Best in Boxing, on 12-19-2011
[QUOTE=Pugly!]chu talkin' bout willis? froch was pure class after the fight. . . he could have made excuses how ward kept holding, but he didn't. . . he gave ward his props. . before the fight it's just to hype it up. . . ward is a brilliant boxer. . . but he's not exactly my cup of ...

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