LIVE BLOG Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II

You- get prepared’ Kovalev points grave warning to Ward walks out of press conference

The big punch from Ward certainly came on his right hand that set up the borderline body shots, but Weeks still should have stepped in for a warning or to separate them and give Kovalev a 10-count after the first questionable punch.

Thirty wins, 26 KOs, against a single draw suffered back in 2011 due to an accidental foul, made him one of the most promising, exciting fighters on the circuit, and near the head of the pound-for-pound rankings with fans.

Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight with 31 seconds left in the eighth with Kovalev kneeling down from what he said was a low blow. All three American judges scoring the fight 114-113, but the fight drew varying results from pundits. The world can see that he continues to disrespect the sport, Mr. Ward, the press, and the people of Afrika and of Afrikan descent.

Followers of the trends will find Andre Ward to win over the judges again priced up as the most likely outcome, with Betfair's traders giving 5/6, while there's now even money available on the exchange. Steve Weisfield favored Kovalev by three. "I am expecting his best, but you are going to see a different Andre Ward". "Now what he needs to do is be more aggressive and effective in the second half of the fight the way he did in the first half of the fight". Obviously, Kovalev had entered the first fight between the two without a loss on his record. We are boxers. Yes, he punched me, but I didn't feel it. When you prepare the way you're supposed to - and all the boxes are checked - it's time to go to work.

Ward smiled. "Can I get back on the pound-for-pound list now?" he said. "And I'm going to go to work, having fun and enjoying what I do, and put on a show in the process on June 17". Im not into taking two (punches) to get one.”.

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For England , don't get complacent. "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", Sarfraz said. Paceman Hasan Ali led a disciplined attack with a man-of-the-match return of three for 35 from his maximum 10 overs.

Kovalev seemed mystified by the turn of events. "These are two elite fighters in their prime, and I implore you to tell their story". The live streaming video of Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev will be available on time.

"He was reacting to my body shots, and I knew I had him and I knew he was hurt", Ward said.

The rematch is as intriguing as the first fight, when the question was whether Kovalev's vaunted power would carry the day against a fighter who never really excites fans but always leaves the ring with his hand raised. "Sergey kept getting hit low and they didn't do anything about it".

Oakland's Ward, meanwhile, just wants to keep the party going. (SN talked to Kovalev but Ward refused an interview.) Something of this magnitude should receive maximum exposure.

"The backlash was swift from those who said that making it sound as if Ward-a devout Christian-dropped nonstop N-bombs was racist", TMZ wrote.

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