Prizefighting — justifiably so — is closely associated with savagery.
But anyone, media type or casual fan, who attempts to attach such a brutish label to Saturday’s super middleweight championship bout between Oakland’s Andre Ward and his challenger Chad Dawson, will have erred.
Both combatants, who are among the best American professional fist fighters active today, favor the careful employment of boxing intellect over the blatant display of violent bravado. Read More
OAKLAND —But they won’t.
Rather, their respected fighters, Andre Ward and Chad Dawson, two of the finest American pugilists today, will.
In what is touted as one of the premier boxing bouts of the summer, the 168-pound champion Ward will stake his title against Dawson, the best 175-pounder in the world, on Sept. 8. Read More