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Two-weight world champion Andre Ward retires from boxing

Ward's last win came against Sergey Kovalev and ensured he retired unbeaten

Unified light-heavyweight world champion Andre Ward has retired, ending a career which delivered world titles across two weight divisions. Ward, 33, held titles at super-middleweight but moved up a weight division and unified the WBA, IBF and WBO light-heavyweight belts in 2016. In a statement he said his body could not “put up with the rigors” of boxing. “If I ...

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Andre Ward beats Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas rematch

Sergey Kovalev wants another rematch after another controversial ending to his fight with Andre Ward (Image credit: Getty Images)

Andre Ward stopped Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round to win their light-heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas and retain his WBO, WBA and IBF belts. The world champion, who won all three titles from the Russian by a controversial points decision in their first bout, is unbeaten in 32 fights. The American wobbled Kovalev with a right hand in the ...

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