Scale Watch

Ward, Bika make weight

By Bob Hough at the scale
Photos: Laura De la Torre

Unbeaten WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (22-0, 13 KOs) weighed in at 168 lbs for his title defense against Sakio Bika (28-4-2, 19 KOs) live on SHOWTIME championship boxing (9PM ET/PT) from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Bika scaled in at 168.

Quick Quotes:

Andre Ward: I feel like I’m ready for a fight.

Regarding the result of Abraham-Froch earlier that night

I don’t care if someone tells me [the result] or not. I’m locked in on Bika.

Sakio Bika: He was a little bigger than I expected and I’m just trying to handle my business.

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