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Report/gallery: Ward vs. Rodriguez

War 11-16-2013 8-17-26 PMRingside by David Robinett and Robert Hough
Photos by “Big” Joe Miranda

Cementing his status as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in boxing, WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward returned from a 14-month layoff to school previously unbeaten Edwin Rodriguez over 12 rounds on HBO World Championship Boxing at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. What the bout lacked in competitiveness, it made up for in drama, as Ward and Rodriguez tangled often, stared each other down several times, and each suffered a two-point penalty deduction, all of which resulted in the unusual unanimous decision scores for Ward of 116-108, 117-107, and 118-106  . . . Click here for more

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