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Photos: Ward, Rodriguez Face Off at The Final Presser

ONTARIO, CA -- Andre Ward & Edwin Rodriguez get up close and personal at the final press conference before they colllide for Ward's WBA & Ring Magazine Super Middleweight Title Saturday night in the fight dubbed "THE RETURN."

 "I'm locked in.  I take this sport real serious.  And he (Rodriguez) is going to find that out come Saturday night.  Everybody talks about how hungry he is as a challenger, but he is running into a hungry champion.  I am excited to get back.  I'm sharp.  I'm ready to be better than ever. "

"I respect Andre Ward.  I think he's a good fighter.  He has accomplished a lot in the sport of boxing, winning the tournament in the Super Six.  But, at the same time, I don't respect him either.  I'm ready to get in there and punch that guy in the face.  Come November 16th, I will do just that."


 
"THE RETURN"features a 12-round World Championship bout between Super Middleweight World Champion, Andre Ward and undefeated challenger Edwin Rodriguez. The night of boxing will take place Nov. 16 from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. live on HBO World Championship Boxing® (10:00 p.m., ET/PT).  Available in HDTV.

Tickets are priced at $200, $125, $75, $50 and $25 (parking included with purchase) and are available at Citizens Business Bank Arena Box Office or online at AXS.com or call AXS at 888-929-7849 starting.  For more information, please visit www.CBBankArena.com .  Doors for the event open at 3:00 p.m.

 

The Ward-Rodriguez bout is being presented by Goossen Tutor Promotions in association with S.O.G. Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, and sponsored byToyota, Morongo Casino Resort Spa and the City of Ontario.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 11-15-2013

Ward always looks completely relaxed and ready to perform. SOG gonna snatch that '0'

Comment by MDPopescu on 11-15-2013

If there's anything to be watched in this fight it's just how much Ward improved his work with his right hand after surgery...

Comment by skinnystev on 11-15-2013

the look on soggys face in that 1st picture says it all " please don't hit me "

Comment by Tobi.G on 11-15-2013

Rodriguez looks worse than most 20 year-professionals with that nose!

Comment by Ganondorf on 11-14-2013

Yeah right, Edwin. Whatever helps you sleep at night. SOG got this.

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