Andre Ward showed experience and a great technique in his fight with Edwin Rodriguez this past Saturday, November 16th at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
Ward got a Unanimous Decision and showed no signs of having been away from the ring for fourteen months.
Rodriguez, who was unable to make weight for this fight, started out the night energetic and pressuring but was ineffective, according to CompuBox, Ward went 217-526 to 83-389 for Rodriguez., by round three Ward had already figured him out, and just dominated round after round.
Rodriguez, who came into the fight undefeated, showed a tough chin as he got hit hard several times. Ward's belt was not at stake for this fight since Rodriguez didn't make weight and therefore he sacrificed 20 percent of his $1 million purse.