Would Andre Ward win a single round against Calzaghe ?

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Who wins ?

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  1. Calzaghe decision

    60.6%
  2. Calzaghe KO/TKO

    4.3%
  3. Draw

    1.1%
  4. Ward decision

    30.9%
  5. Ward KO/TKO

    3.2%
  1. Themessiah

    Themessiah El Jefe Full Member

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    Calzaghe wouldn't take the fight
     
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  2. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Sextus Julius Severus Full Member

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    Joe would win easily in a fair fight with honest officials. Ward would win no rounds on honest scorecards.

    But with a dodgy referee like Jack Reiss and Ward being allowed to hold like an octopus, deliberately headbutt (like against Kessler) and low blow (like against several opponents), and the judges being dishonest (like in Kovalev-Ward I), I'm honestly not sure.
     
  3. Boon

    Boon Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Hoe Cal-slappy abysmal resume clearly indicates he would never take this fight, and if he somehow found the courage to do so, it would be when Ward is way over the hill and around 38 year's old or older.

    As it happens, Andre Ward is actually 38 year's old right now and also 5 year's retired from the game. Therefore, this fight, even in fantasy land, would never happen.
     
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  4. MidniteProwler

    MidniteProwler Fab 4 Full Member

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    I think that Ward would win a wide decision.
     
  5. turbotime

    turbotime Hall Of Famer Full Member

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    Pretty much this. He scraped by an old sick Hopkins. yet he beats Andre Ward
     
  6. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti Boxing Drunkie Full Member

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    Almost certainly. Complete shutouts are almost nonexistent at this level.
     
  7. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It would be a very close fight, I'd favor Calzaghe because of his workrate and that ultimately would be the difference.
    I see it 115-113ish for Calzaghe, he definitely isn't gonna win 9-10 rounds against Ward.
     
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  8. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    This is a tough one. Ward can make it ugly, but I don't think Joe tires out. That engine of Joe's was no stop. Looking at resumes and accomplishments, Ward fought the better opposition. I see Ward taking it.
     
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  9. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Boxing Addict Full Member

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  10. PH|LLA

    PH|LLA Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    If anything Ward fights a little bit similarly to Hopkins who did very well especially considering his age.
     
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  11. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Volume vs ring IQ

    I favour Ward
     
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  12. ILikeBoxingForRealz

    ILikeBoxingForRealz Active Member Full Member

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    115-113 type fight. Good mythical matchup
     
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  13. box33

    box33 Active Member Full Member

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    It's not a BLOW BLOW ! :angryyell:
     
  14. Ted Stickles

    Ted Stickles Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Wards style is similar to Hopkins style except Hopkins took more chances. I have always thought Joe beats Ward by convincing decision.
     
  15. box33

    box33 Active Member Full Member

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    OG MMA Fighter good one, in all seriousness being a consistent blatant dirty fighter deserves no respect.