Andre Ward

Born: February 23, 1984 (age 30)
Hometown: Oakland, California
Height: 6'0''
Nationality: American
Carl Froch of England in action with Mikkel Kessler of Denmark during their Super Middleweight Unification bout at the O2 Arena on May 25, 2013
Mikkel Kessler keen on third Carl Froch fight
Former world champion Mikkel Kessler admits that he wants to face IBF and WBA super-middleweight title holder Carl Froch for a third time.
Oct 4, 17:56
Boxer Arthur Abraham looks on during a press conference on September 16, 2010
Preview: Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith
Sports Mole previews the WBO super-middleweight clash between Arthur Abraham and Pail Smith which is taking place in Kiel in Germany this weekend.
Sep 25, 11:18
George Groves celebrates his victory after beating Noe Gonzalez in their International Super Middleweight match on May 25, 2013
Preview: Christopher Rebrasse vs. George Groves
Sports Mole previews the WBC super-middleweight eliminator between George Groves and Christoper Rebrasse at London's Wembley Arena.
Sep 18, 09:00
Carl Froch of England in action with Mikkel Kessler of Denmark during their Super Middleweight Unification bout at the O2 Arena on May 25, 2013
Mikkel Kessler hints Carl Froch turned down third fight
Former world champion Mikkel Kessler hints that IBF and WBA holder Carl Froch has turned down an offer to compete in a third encounter between the two fighters.
Aug 12, 15:36
Mikkel Kessler of Denmark (L) is hit by Andre Ward during their WBA Super Middleweight Championship Bout at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on November 21, 2009
Mikkel Kessler, Andre Ward agree to rematch?
Mikkel Kessler and Andre Ward agree to face each other for a second time, according to reports in Denmark.
Aug 11, 16:49
Carl Froch and George Groves weigh in on May 30, 2014 ahead of their rematch.
Carl Froch: 'George Groves will freeze on the night'
Carl Froch thinks that George Groves will freeze on the big stage when they go head to head in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley on Saturday.
May 31, 11:54
Carl Froch of England in action with Mikkel Kessler of Denmark during their Super Middleweight Unification bout at the O2 Arena on May 25, 2013
Mikkel Kessler to make boxing return
Danish super-middleweight Mikkel Kessler announces that he will return to boxing after almost a year away from the sport.
May 7, 14:16
US boxer Bernard Hopkins speaks during a press conference in Washington,DC on March 11, 2014
Bernard Hopkins wants to be undisputed light heavyweight champion before 50
Bernard Hopkins targets an undisputed reign over the light heavyweight division after becoming the oldest man, at 49, to unify world titles by beating Beibut Shumenov.
Apr 20, 09:40
Andre Ward reacts as his unanimous decision defeat of Edwin Rodriguez is announced for the WBA super middleweight championsip at Citizens Business Bank Arena on November 16, 2013
Andre Ward open to Carl Froch rematch
Super-middleweight world champion Andre Ward insists that he is open to discussing a potential rematch with Carl Froch.
Nov 27, 08:39
Carl Froch and George Groves in action during their IBF & WBA World Super Middleweight Title fight on November 23, 2013
How George Groves went from villain to hero in nine rounds
Sports Mole assesses how George Groves went from villain to hero against Carl Froch during their IBF and WBA super-middleweight clash.
Nov 25, 17:02
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Result: Andre Ward beats Edwin Rodriguez with ease
WBA super heavyweight champion Andre Ward beats Edwin Rodriguez by a unanimous 12-round decision in California.
Nov 17, 04:45
Carl Froch during a press conference on May 22, 2013
Carl Froch: 'I could face Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Gennady Golovkin'
World super-middleweight champion Carl Froch hints that he would be interested in facing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr or Gennady Golovkin in 2014.
Oct 31, 13:44
British boxer James DeGale celebrates his win over Piotr Wilczewski on October 15, 2011
James DeGale targets Carl Froch, George Groves
James DeGale returns to the ring next month and is targeting a future fight with either Carl Froch of George Groves.
Oct 5, 12:11
Carl Froch in action against Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Eddie Hearn: 'Carl Froch could meet Mikkel Kessler for third time'
Promoter Eddie Hearn admits that a third fight between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler could happen in the future.
Jun 7, 08:40
Carl Froch speaks to the press after his fight against Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch: 'Andre Ward fight could be my last'
World super-middleweight champion Carl Froch insists that a rematch with Andre Ward can wait until next year and admits that it may be his last fight.
Jun 1, 21:05
Carl Froch celebrates his win over Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch could fight Andre Ward in Las Vegas
Super-middleweight world champion Carl Froch reveals that he would be willing to fight Andre Ward in Las Vegas.
Jun 1, 20:54
Joe Calzaghe arrives at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2012 on December 16, 2012
Joe Calzaghe blasts Carl Froch
Joe Calzaghe blasts Carl Froch as "delusional" over claims that he is the best British fighter of all time.
May 31, 12:43
Carl Froch in action against Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch: 'I could be world's best'
Carl Froch aims to become the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world by defeating Andre Ward.
May 30, 12:37
Carl Froch celebrates his win over Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch: 'Andre Ward must come to Britain'
World IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch says that he will not fight American Andre Ward outside of the United Kingdom.
May 29, 14:35
Carl Froch speaks to the press after his fight against Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch: 'I'm one of the best'
World IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch claims that he is one of the best British boxers of all time.
May 29, 14:22
Carl Froch celebrates his win over Mikkel Kessler on May 25, 2013
Carl Froch: 'I have four fights left in me'
Carl Froch says he could endure another four fights before he retires.
May 27, 08:42
Carl Froch
Carl Froch tells Andre Ward to fight him in England
Carl Froch insists that Andre Ward should fight him this side of the Atlantic after his unification victory over Mikkel Kessler last night.
May 26, 11:28
Danish boxer Mikkel Kessler in a press conference for his fight against Carl Froch on February 4, 2013
Mikkel Kessler: 'Carl Froch won't stop me'
WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler says that if anyone gets stopped tonight it will be IBF titlist Carl Froch.
May 25, 06:37
Carl Froch
David Haye: 'Carl Froch is fighting for his career'
British heavyweight David Haye believes that Carl Froch is fighting for his career when he faces Mikkel Kessler at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
May 24, 13:27
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward: 'I don't have to fight in United Kingdom'
WBA super-middleweight champion Andre Ward insists that he doesn't have to fight in the United Kingdom to enhance his reputation.
May 24, 06:50
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward "dying" to face Carl Froch in ring for rematch
Eddie Hearn says that Andre Ward is "dying" to have a re-match with Carl Froch, who will take on Mikel Kessler this weekend.
May 23, 09:19
Danish boxer Mikkel Kessler in a press conference for his fight against Carl Froch on February 4, 2013
Mikkel Kessler: 'I'm at my peak to face Carl Froch'
Mikkel Kessler insists that he has reached his physical and mental peak ahead of Saturday's super-middleweight showdown with Carl Froch at the O2 Arena.
May 22, 05:57
Joe Calzaghe arrives at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2012 on December 16, 2012
Joe Calzaghe: 'I would have beaten Andre Ward'
Joe Calzaghe feels that he would have been victorious over Andre Ward had they ever fought each other.
May 15, 04:56
George Groves during an interview on January 23, 2012
George Groves: 'I would not fight Andre Ward'
George Groves believes that he is capable of defeating any other fighter in his weight class besides Andre Ward.
Apr 4, 00:54
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward: 'I will knock out Carl Froch'
Andre Ward blasts Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler as disrespectful and says he would knock either of them out.
Jan 26, 14:17
Kelly Pavlik prepares to fight Alfonso Lopez in Las Vegas on May 7, 2011
Kelly Pavlik announces retirement
Thirty-year-old Kelly Pavlik calls time on his boxing career despite having a fight with Andre Ward scheduled.
Jan 19, 21:02
Carl Froch
Carl Froch: 'Mikkel Kessler wants to fight'
Carl Froch says that it looks likely he will be fighting Mikkel Kessler in the spring.
Dec 19, 01:52
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward open to Carl Froch rematch
Andre Ward says he would be open to a rematch with Carl Froch and calls on promoter Eddie Hearn to "pick up the phone".
Dec 16, 05:35
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward has seen Amir Khan improvement under Virgil Hunter
Andre Ward says he has seen an improvement in Amir Khan since he began training under Virgil Hunter's guidance.
Dec 16, 03:51
Brian Magee
Brian Magee relishing Mikkel Kessler contest
Brian Magee says that he wants to face the world's best boxers as he defends his title.
Dec 8, 12:33
Andre Ward in the ring on September 9, 2012
Andre Ward injures shoulder, Kelly Pavlik fight postponed
Super middleweight king Andre Ward is forced to postpone a January title defence against Kelly Pavlik with a shoulder injury.
Dec 6, 05:22
Carl Froch after his win over Yusaf Mack on November 17, 2012
Andre Ward open to Carl Froch rematch
Andre Ward says that he will be happy to give Carl Froch a rematch.
Dec 1, 00:04
Carl Froch after his win over Yusaf Mack on November 17, 2012
Carl Froch: 'Mikkel Kessler is not afraid of rematch'
Carl Froch says that both he and Mikkel Kessler want a rematch and hints that it could take place in Britain.
Nov 23, 22:55
Amir Khan
Andre Ward: 'Amir Khan will be hard to beat under Virgil Hunter'
Andre Ward has been impressed with Amir Khan since the Bolton fighter teamed up with Virgil Hunter.
Nov 21, 12:32
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Andre Ward to fight Kelly Pavlik?
Andre Ward is close to inking a deal to fight Kelly Pavlik, according to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum.
Nov 18, 17:00