Andre Ward made a convincing argument that he’s a real 175-pounder with his win over Sullivan Barrera, but far greater challenges lay ahead.
Andre Ward makes weight in his light heavyweight debut as he readies for an eventual clash with Sergey Kovalev.
Sullivan Barrera says he wants to knock out former super middleweight champ Andre Ward when they fight in Ward’s hometown of Oakland on Saturday.
When Andre Ward faces Sullivan Barrera on his home turf of Oakland and on HBO, the plan is for Sergey Kovalev to be watching, front row, and scouting out a future foe.
Andre Ward wants to be remembered as an all-time great in challenging IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev later in the year.
Although he hasn’t been active in the ring, Andre Ward doesn’t expect slippage when he faces Sullivan Barrera, saying he’s aging like Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Welterweights Pedro Campa and Aaron Herrera will square off in an HBO Latino/Top Rank Promotions main event on Dec. 12.