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  1. Pondering a Ward-Golovkin fight

    Michael Woods

    Andre Ward returned from a 14-month layoff Saturday night in Ontario, Calif., showing that he remains a masterful pugilist, one who has a stranglehold on the intricacies of the sweet science. Ward's jab was a most potent weapon against the overmat...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  2. Brownsville's Stevens wants Golovkin

    Michael Woods

    A few years ago, Brownsville boxer Curtis Stevens found God, with the help of pound-for-pound ace Andre Ward. But that hasn't presented an impediment for Stevens, a 28-year-old middleweight, when he steps into the ring looking to beat down his foe. ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  3. Bika wants to beat Periban, then Froch

    Michael Woods

    Sakio Bika (31-5-2) didn't seem overly impressed with his 20-0 foe Marco Antonio Periban when I asked the Cameroon-born boxer about his opponent. They will vie for the vacant WBC 168 pound crown at Barclays Center, with Bika hoping that this time, in...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  4. Kellerman predicts Ward-Golovkin fight

    Michael Woods

    NYC native Max Kellerman was infected by the boxing bug way back. He felt the need to communicate his views about the sweet science, a sport which is a magnet sport for cerebral types, because it pushes buttons of personal philosophy and worldview wh...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  5. Trainer says weight drain hurt Dawson

    Michael Woods

    John Scully was put in a tough spot in the months and weeks leading up to the clash between light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson and super middleweight champ Andre Ward. With his fighter, Dawson, dropping down from 175 to 168 for the first time since ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  6. Ward graduates with beat-down of Dawson

    Michael Woods

    Andre Ward, glove and all, reached his mitt down Chad Dawson's throat and yanked out the heart of the Connecticut boxer on Saturday night in Oakland. In a "best vs the best scrap," the 168-pound king invited the 175-pound ace, Dawson, down to his wei...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  7. NYFightBlog to attend BWAA dinner

    Michael Woods

    The 87th annual Boxing Writers Association of America's awards dinner runs tomorrow night at the Copacabana in NYC. Honorees slated to attend include Vitali Klitschko, Andre Ward, Bernard Hopkins, and Al Bernstein. A limited number of tickets r...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  8. Lou DiBella swipes at Larry Merchant

    Michael Woods

    After Sergio Martinez's 11th-round TKO win over Matthew Macklin, Martinez's promoter, Lou DiBella, railed at HBO's Larry Merchant, with love in his heart, for suggesting that Martinez should go up to 168 and fight an Andre Ward or Lucian Bute. "Wh...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  9. Floyd Mayweather-Andre Ward is a pipe dream

    Michael Woods

    I posted a "What if?" piece late Monday night, talking about a Floyd Mayweather-Andre Ward match. I thought it was pretty self evident that I didn't think this fight would ever actually happen, but a bunch of readers reached out out to me and poked m...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  10. Floyd Mayweather to fight Andre Ward..in perfect world

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the best in the business today. He is a singular talent, a star shinier than any other when it comes to doing business in the squared circle. Now, he'll sometimes tell you that he is the best in the business across the ages...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  11. Paulie: Ward more complete than Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans love to waste time debating the answer to a question that can never be determined: Who is the best fighter in the world, pound for pound? NYFightBlog asked Paulie Malignaggi if he had a problem with a P4P list that had Andre Ward, the sup...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  12. Paulie: Only in America do judges rob Americans

    Michael Woods

    Paulie Malignaggi got the new year off to start much the same way he finished 2011: he said what was on his mind, and pulled no punches. In that way, he is the consummate New Yorker. NYFightBlog asked the mouthy one to weigh in on Andre Ward, the ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  13. Malignaggi: U.S. unlikely to embrace Ward

    Michael Woods

    Our NYFightBlog NYC P4P No. 1 to end 2011, Paulie Malignaggi, lives full time in L.A. now. But he's Bensonhurst-bred, and he has an all-candor, all-the-time persona, so we will likely think of him as a New Yorker in perpetuity. I asked Malignaggi if ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  14. Andre Ward, ace in any era, beats Carl Froch in AC

    Michael Woods

    Andre Ward is a rock solid boxer, and many pundits think he is deserved of more ink on those pound for pound lists we pundits like to craft. Early on and to the midway point in his Saturday night scrap with Carl Froch at Boardwalk Hall in AC, Ward wa...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  15. Does Ward-Froch winner need to beat Bute?

    Michael Woods

    Maybe we will all look back on the grand experiment that is the Super Six and take away this lesson: Americans are not blessed with long attention spans, so if we want to do another tournament, maybe we should make it single elimination, and try to g...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  16. Promoter Goossen says Paul Williams isn't done

    Michael Woods

    Dan Goossen is in New York today, talking up the Saturday Super Six finale in AC, which pits his guy Andre Ward against Brit Carl Froch. He touched on a few other subjects, including his middleweight, Paul Williams, who many pundits are speculating i...

    Blog | December 13, 2011