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View Poll Results: Why can't Ward become a boxing mega-star?
Because he has pillows instead of fists 1 4.55%
Because his fighting style is boring and dirty 7 31.82%
He's got no charisma 5 22.73%
His pushy stance on religion and his ridiculous nickname 1 4.55%
He just needs a better promoter 1 4.55%
All of the above 7 31.82%
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:21 PM   #16
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

I think he'll be a superstar because he's the most skilled fighter in the game.
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:22 PM   #17
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

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- he doesn't have a criminal record
- he's been with the same woman since high school and is a good father
- he's a positive role model who conducts himself like a professional
- his white Dad got him into boxing (and he admired/loved him very much)
- he fights in a division with very few American stars

These pretty much sum it up.


Slick and White Irish Andre "SOG" Ward
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:30 PM   #18
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

They said Floyd...he would never be a PPV star...Ward has more chance all he needs is a built up opponant....Ideally if he had fought Bute the hype would have been there (USA vs Canada). Plus a better promoter like Arum/ the old Don King...knows how to match make...then a good PR team....Ward seen at an oakland raiders game on the big screen...or on a tv show with his christian brother Tim Tebow...then fight American Cloud for all USA showdown...orbe the first man to KO Bhop....
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:31 PM   #19
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They said Floyd...he would never be a PPV star...Ward has more chance all he needs is a built up opponant....Ideally if he had fought Bute the hype would have been there (USA vs Canada). Plus a better promoter like Arum/ the old Don King...knows how to match make...then a good PR team....Ward seen at an oakland raiders game on the big screen...or on a tv show with his christian brother Tim Tebow...then fight American Cloud for all USA showdown...orbe the first man to KO Bhop....
Nobody is stopping Bhop man, the **** is you on about?
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Nobody is stopping Bhop man, the **** is you on about?
...why are you so offended?...I'm stating was Ward could become a PPV star...why are you offended?
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...why are you so offended?...I'm stating was Ward could become a PPV star...why are you offended?

B-Hop can't be stopped you glass jawed Brit
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B-Hop can't be stopped you glass jawed Brit
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1. There is no Oscar Delahoya for him to fight to make him a household name


2. He can't cherry pick his comp or make sub standard opponents into a PPV fight.
You beat me to it

I would also add that he doesn't talk smack like Floyd does to sell himself. That makes him liked that not. Many people watch Floyd to see him lose.
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:58 PM   #24
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

Andre Ward is too humble. Guy is just too neutral on his character. Ward is one of those guys who does not make big number about himself. Sounds crazy but that is how it is.

I dont know, Ward came along in wrong time when there was not big names on his division who he could have beat?

Real boxing fans recognise him thou, Ward is the real deal.
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:59 PM   #25
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You beat me to it

I would also add that he doesn't talk smack like Floyd does to sell himself. That makes him liked that not. Many people watch Floyd to see him lose.

Very true ..Maybe Ward should do some WWE stints to get that villan role !..
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Andre Ward is too humble. Guy is just too neutral on his character. Ward is one of those guys who does not make big number about himself. Sounds crazy but that is how it is.

I dont know, Ward came along in wrong time when there was not big names on his division who he could have beat?

Real boxing fans recognise him thou, Ward is the real deal.


Ray Robinson, Ray Leonard, Joe Frazier and others were all humble.. and they all were bigger names than guys like Floyd Mayweather.
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Ray Robinson, Ray Leonard, Joe Frazier and others were all humble.. and they all were bigger names than guys like Floyd Mayweather.
Man, i dont know, that was just guessing..

Maybe they had more friendly fighting style? And Ward lacking known names at USA to have rivalries?

That said Ward's last fight was pretty damn good but most of his fights just dont strike on big audience..?
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:16 PM   #28
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

Ward will do just fine. You don't need to adopt a 'heel' character to be succesful.
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Default Re: Why do you think Ward will never be a superstar like Floyd?

Because Floyd works hard at selling. Ward has a simpler idealistic view just like Rioz; people will want to watch me as long as I perform well.
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