Andre Ward: nobody defeated
Andre Ward - one of the great boxers of America. At light heavyweight, he won a single Olympic gold medal for the United States in boxing games in 2004; it was the first boxing gold since 1996. Since 2016, he serves as the light heavyweight division (previously represented the Super Division).
Boxer was born February 23, 1984. Born in San Francisco, California. He currently lives in Oakland, California. Height boxer - 185 cm He has three sons, Andre Jr., Malachi, Mick and daughter Amira.. Andre started boxing in 1994 and has won more than 90 matches as an amateur. In 2002 he won the European Championship boxing at the age of 19 years. In 2001 and 2003 the United States became the champion. His first professional match against Christopher Molina was held in Los Angeles in 2004. At this point, he has won a record 30 wins in the absence of lesions.
Andre Ward works equally well for both right and left hand. He has great speed and technical skills. Its all considered polite young man, mature for his age. He is a very religious man with a positive outlook. Coach Andre Ward - Virgil Hunter, Manager - James Prince. Nickname - the Son of God (S.O.G).
Nine years Andre Ward Boxing Hall led his father Frank. He asked the trainer, Virgil Hunter, "to teach his son kick and dodge." Hunter kept his promise, brought up his student as one of the most skilful and experienced boxers. Ward is known for his strong character and integrity out of the ring and the instinct of a warrior. His skill and talent was evident early in his illustrious amateur career culminating in a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. As the only American boxer, won Olympic gold in the last decade, Ward joined the outstanding athletes such as Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya. He regularly speaks at HBO (Home Box Office), both in the ring and at the microphone as an expert analyst commenting on the matches.
In 2009, boxer Andre Ward won the WBA world title at super middleweight title, defeating former world champion Mikkel Kessler.
He then made three successful defenses of his WBA title by defeating Allen Green, Sakio Biku and former world champion Arthur Abraham.
He has performed on the professional boxing tournament Super Six World Boxing Classic. Here it is December 17, 2011 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, he won the final victory over Carl Froch, nicknamed "Cobra".
His next opponent was world champion Chad Dawson, who won the Ward 8 September 2012.
After a 14-month break due to surgery operations on his shoulder, he made a triumphant return November 16, 2013, defeating previously undefeated Edwin Rodriguez. January 9, 2015 it was announced that Andre Ward has signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports, opening a new chapter in his boxing career.
June 20, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland took his long-awaited return to the ring. The bout ended with a victory by TKO over double world champion Paul Smith.
March 26, 2016 Andre Ward came against undefeated former champion Cuba in the light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera. Andre won a victory in this fight by unanimous decision. He then continued the conquest of the light heavyweight division August 6, 2016 at Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, defeating the Colombian Alexander Brand. He received the title of version WBO Intercontinental, winning by unanimous decision.
Then he twice met with Sergei Kovalev. Both the match ended in victory for the Ward, which helped to keep all his titles at light heavyweight.
Also, he continues to hone his skills commentator in small shows, trying to move forward in this area further, making a career in ESPN and HBO. He also completed an internship at the Bay Area Comcast station to find out all the details, nuances and subtleties associated with broadcasts in real time.