Andre Ward

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by robert ungurean, Apr 29, 2021.

  1. AwardedSteak863

    AwardedSteak863 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 16, 2018
    This times 10! One thing about Ward was he literally cleaned out his division and beat every type of fighter from bangers like Abraham, Froch, Kovalev to boxer's like Kessler and Dawson. He may not have been exciting to some which is fine but he was an exceptional fighter that was successful from the amauter ranks through the pro ranks.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2021
  2. Bokaj

    Bokaj Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 4, 2008
    I liked him a lot and like him as commentator. Too bad he was inactive during his peak years due to injury and contract disputes, but he made a great come back.

    I can see that many don't find his style pleasing, but I think he was good value to watch.
  3. SheenLantern

    SheenLantern Active Member Full Member

    Jan 13, 2016
    You sure you haven't forgotten someone?
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  4. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 20, 2006
    I agree with 99% of this. I think Ward vs B Hop would be a close, tactical fight low on explosive fireworks but high on strategy and skill. The only thing I will say (respectfully) is that you favor nearly everyone over Hops lol.
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  5. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    I was very fond of him. A class guy with awesome athleticism and fun to watch. He demonstrated his skills against some of the best available fighters in his division(s). I’m not certain how history will remember him as he didn’t have that many fights and shared an era with quite a few bright stars. If nothing else, it could be said that he was a very solid champion with room for imagination.
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  6. Boxing GOAT

    Boxing GOAT Member Full Member

    Apr 2, 2020
    As a man I like him. As a fighter I found him to be dirty and boring. A little overrated.
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  7. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

    Jun 9, 2007
    Lol guilty as charged
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  8. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

    Jun 9, 2007
    I probebly did lol