Ward Grabs 175 LB Titles – In a match already being called an instant classic, Andre Ward wrested the WBA, WBO and IBF world light heavyweight titles from Sergey Kovalev last night at the T-Mobile Arena in Vegas. The match was a showdown between two of the world’s top fighters and the match flashed elements of greatness from both men. Though Kovalev scored an early knock down, Ward stayed composed and let his technical prowess take over. Kovalev never really backed off, but by the end of the twelve rounds it was clear that Andre Ward was in this fight. In the end, the judges agreed scoring the fight for Ward 114-113 on all three cards. Check out the scorecard below.
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Ward Grabs 175 LB Titles
Below are the complete results.
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
175 LBS 12 RDS: Andre Ward def Sergey Kovalev by UD (114-113,114-113,114-113)
175 LBS 10 RDS: Oleksandr Gvozdyk def Isaa Chilemba by RTD after 8 RDS.
140 LBS 10 RDS: Maurice Hooker draw with Darlys Perez (97-93,93-97 and 95-95)
160 LBS 8 RDS: Bakhram Murtazaliev def Botirsher Obidov by TKO in RD 2 @2:52.
140 LBS 8 RDS: Sonny Frederickson def Gabriel Duluc by UD (78-74, 78-74, 77-75)
130 LBS 6 RDS: Tyler McCreary def Vincent Jennings by MD (59-55, 58-56, 57-57)
HVYWT 4 RDS: Darmani Rock def Brice Ritani Coe by UD (40-36,40-36,40-35)
168 LBS 4×2 RDS: Claressa Shields def Franchon Crews by UD (40-36,40-46,40-36)
160 LBS 4 RDS: Meirim Nursultanov def Henry Beckford by UD (60-54 60-54 60-54)
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