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Video: Andre Ward Breaks Down Sergey Kovalev Rematch

By Victor Salazar

Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Andre "SOG" Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former title holder Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs).

Ward vs. Kovalev II "No Excuses" will take place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

"Roc Nation Sports is proud to be the lead promoter behind a boxing rematch for the ages," said Michael Yormark, Roc Nation President & Chief of Branding and Strategy. "Last November, Andre showed the world he was boxing's best. No doubt he will build upon his legacy come June 17 in another historic night. There's no excuses, the rematch is on."

"After the last fight, we are preparing for another unbelievable experience. Can't wait for the bell to ring! This is sure to be another nail-biting roller coaster ride," said Kathy Duva, CEO, Main Events. "This is the only fight that Sergey wants right now and he refused to settle for anything less than the chance to get his belts back. I'm told that Roc Nation and Andre Ward have lots of great ideas for the promotion and we can't wait to see them in action!"

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"After a razor thin decision last November in their first meeting, the boxing community has been eagerly waiting for a Ward-Kovalev rematch," said Tony Walker, Vice President, HBO Pay-Per-View. "These are two world class prizefighters who embrace being on the sport's biggest stage. Like Andre and Sergey, we can't wait for June 17th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas."

"This spectacular rematch of pound-for-pound champions will be a 'can't-miss' fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center," said Richard Sturm, President of Entertainment and Sports for MGM Resorts International. "We look forward to working with both Roc Nation Sports and Main Events once again on this championship event which should be one of the most thrilling fights of 2017."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-12-2017

[QUOTE=Dean_Razorback;17585953]this is a KOvalev-[SIZE="1"]ward [/SIZE]thread little boy. tell me where i'm wrong. "ward wasn't a lhw yet" "will be more suited to the weight" "ward had ring rust" etc.... :lol1:[/QUOTE] jacobs big doe :lol1: that's right..... criticize the guy who…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 04-12-2017

I notice the guy that most users say is afraid usually ends up winning. But, for some reason it never stops them from saying that dumb ****.

Comment by Dean_Razorback on 04-12-2017

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;17584560]Ward fans are looking forward to the rematch GGG fans don't wanna hear the name Danny Jacobs :lol1: #saundersdoe..... ooops, scratch that #toosoredoe :lol1:[/QUOTE] this is a KOvalev-[SIZE="1"]ward [/SIZE]thread little boy. tell me where i'm wrong. "ward wasn't a lhw…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-11-2017

[QUOTE=Dean_Razorback;17583329]making excuses for a fight he "won" :lol1:[/QUOTE] Ward fans are looking forward to the rematch GGG fans don't wanna hear the name Danny Jacobs :lol1: #saundersdoe..... ooops, scratch that #toosoredoe :lol1:

Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-11-2017

[QUOTE=goldenbear;17583266]Anyone listening to this interview should have a greater appreciation for how he conducts himself for those who had some weird doubt. Ward will be adjusted to the weight and there will be no ring rust which I saw in…

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