Photos: Andre Ward, Edwin Rodriguez Weigh-In Face Off

Photos by Chris Robinson /

WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14KOs) had no trouble with the scale, but undefeated challenger Edwin Rodriguez (24-0, 16KOs) struggled to make the 168-pounds limit. Ward weighed 167.8-pounds at Friday's official weigh-in. Rodriguez, however, was pretty cut down and weighed two-pounds over the limit at 170-pounds. He has two hours to make the limit. The HBO televised fight takes place on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

*** To access the video of Andre Ward's staredown with Rodriguez, please check out Andre Ward vs. Edwin Rodriguez weigh-in and staredown: Ward 167.8 pounds, Rodriguez 170 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MDPopescu on 11-16-2013

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;13932705]Looks like Rodriguez will not even attempt to weigh in again, will give up 20%, will not fight for the title and cannot weigh more than 180 tomoro[/QUOTE] Don't take this too seriously -- usually Ward walks 182-185 in…

Comment by MDPopescu on 11-16-2013

[QUOTE=El Angel;13932494]Missing weight just confirmed to me that Rodriguez is getting stopped.[/QUOTE] Rodriguez not making weight just confirmed that this was only meant to be a tune-up fight for Ward. And that's what it will be -- now everyone knows.…

Comment by TheSurgeonMDMPH on 11-15-2013

Sog looks ill IMO. We will see tomorrow.

Comment by walrusthewill on 11-15-2013

Looks like such a small event - not befitting the consensus #2 P4P fighter

Comment by Rip Chudd on 11-15-2013

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;13932429]Ward won't move up... Kovalev has him shook[/QUOTE] Shook from someone whose best win is Nathan Cleverly? :lol1:

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