Andre Ward ranks No. 2, pound-for-pound, ahead of Manny Pacquiao, according to Yahoo! Sports and ESPN, and is at No. 3 in THE RING ratings, having surpassed Sergio Martinez in all three polls.
Andre Ward’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, craves rematches with Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch.
Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
Andre Dirrell: “As 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather boost my career, I can boost theirs as well, and we can make a big name for The Money Team.”
The Oakland press conference for the Sept. 8 fight between super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson featured some early exchanges between the fighters’ camps.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute is preparing for the animosity he will face from the crowd in Nottingham, England, when he takes on Carl Froch at Capital FM Arena on May 26.
Jermain Taylor’s resume includes 12 major titleholders over the course of his past 14 bouts, including two victories over future hall of famer Bernard Hopkins.
Andre Dirrell: “This is big to be on your own and to be able to make your own decisions and to know that you’ve got the confidence of your own team.”
Matthew Macklin wil try to end Britain’s losing streak when he meets RING middleweight champ Sergio Martinez on March 17.
Andre Dirrell on his fight with Arthur Abraham: “The criticism is degrading and it’s not good for the sport of boxing. You’re pretty much saying that it’s okay to hit a guy when he’s on the ground.”
Transformations in the styles of Andre Ward and Carl Froch have taken place over the course of their participation in Showtime’s Super Six World Boxing Classic 168-pound tournament.