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Goossen: Ward Doesn’t Need Surgery, Fight Rescheduled

By Ryan Maquiñana

Super middleweight champion Andre Ward’s promoter Dan Goossen has informed BoxingScene.com that his fighter will not need surgery after injuring his right shoulder in training.

“He had an MRI that revealed no damage and no tears,” Goossen said. 

Ward (26-0, 14 KOs) was scheduled to fight former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KOs) in an HBO-televised event on Jan. 26 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.  An earlier report had the fight being moved to Feb. 23, but Goossen denied that date was set in stone.

“Nothing has been confirmed yet,” Goossen said.   “We’re rescheduling it as we speak, and we’re looking at our options right now.  I want Santa to bring me a good date.”

Ryan Maquiñana was the boxing producer for NBCOlympics.com during London 2012 and writes a weekly column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected], check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by negativegain on 12-14-2012

he doesn't need surgery, because there was never an injury. just needed a bit more time to cycle off the conte c0cktails.

Comment by Someone88 on 12-13-2012

Ok great Ward should be back soon!

Comment by Weltschmerz on 12-13-2012

If Ward's shoulder fails him, he can always rely on flying headbutts.

Comment by STEELHEAD on 12-13-2012

[quote=techliam;12811239]must have been a pretty strong hallucinogen. If ward outclassed froch with one hand, he only needs one leg, half a body and an ear to outclass pavlik[/quote] ha bwa hahahahaajp. You got dat right!

Comment by techliam on 12-13-2012

[QUOTE=rogdogx;12811195]Pavlik will win this because of Ward's shoulder. This changes everything for him. Oh wait I must have accidently eaten a hallucinogen or something. Ward by savage beating. There thats better.[/QUOTE] Must have been a pretty strong hallucinogen. If Ward…

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