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Boxing champ Andre Ward abruptly announces retirement

Sep 22, 2017 - 2:47 AM

Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announces his retirement from boxing, saying his weary body could no longer put up with the physical demands of the sport.

UNDEFEATED. Andre Ward has had a complete career, winning an Olympic gold medal and world titles in the super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Jun 18, 2017 - 12:40 PM

The unbeaten Ward hurt Kovalev with a right hand that buckled his knees and then finished him off on the ropes with a series of body shots around the mid section

TKO. Andre Ward (L) punches Sergey Kovalev during their light heavyweight championship bout at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 17, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ward retained his title with a TKO in the eighth round. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Kovalev walks off stage in build-up to rematch with Ward

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Before their rematch for the unified light heavyweight titles Kovalev mocks Ward s Son of God nickname calling him the Son of Judges

TENSIONS RISING. Sergey Kovalev wasn't interested in sticking around to listen to Andre Ward at their final press conference. File photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Kovalev cries foul after Ward loss: 'it's the wrong decision'

Nov 20, 2016 - 4:56 PM

Sergey Kovalev accuses US judges of favoring American boxer Andre Ward after he loses a disputed unanimous decision

DISPUTED DECISION. Sergey Kovalev scored a knockdown and was credited with landing more punches but lost a 7 rounds on each of the 3 scorecards. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Ward gets floored, but rises up to decision Kovalev

Nov 20, 2016 - 1:40 PM

Andre Ward overcomes a second round knockdown to win a razor thin decision and 3 light heavyweight title belts

Mayweather teases comeback fights against Golovkin, Garcia

Mar 26, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr speaks about the possibility of coming out of retirement to face unbeaten fighters Gennady Golovkin and Danny Garcia

COMEBACK IMMINENT? Floyd Mayweather discussed the possibility of fighting Gennady Golovkin in a return fight, but the road to that bout isn't very simple.

Miguel Cotto signs with Jay-Z's Roc Nation

Mar 08, 2015 - 2:55 PM

The Freddie Roach trained middleweight champion has signed with Roc Nation the promotional outfit of rapper Jay Z

ON TO THE NEXT. Miguel Cotto has signed with the promotional company of rapper Jay-Z. Photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Hopkins challenges Floyd Mayweather to '50/50' deal

Apr 21, 2014 - 8:37 AM

Bernard Hopkins boxing s ageless wonder at 49 is daring unbeaten pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather to a showdown

BIG MONEY SHOWDOWN. Bernard Hopkins (R) has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) to a showdown between two of the sport's active icons. Photos from EPA

Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Floyd on top

Mar 08, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Where does Manny Pacquiao rank in the Top 10 pound for pound boxers in the world? Find out in Rappler s first offering of the P4P list