Difference between revisions of "Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson"

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*Ward entered as the world super middleweight champion and fifth ranked fighter pound-for-pound according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Dawson, a 2.8-to-1 betting underdog, entered as the world light heavyweight champion and tenth fighter pound-for-pound by the same publication.
 
*Ward entered as the world super middleweight champion and fifth ranked fighter pound-for-pound according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Dawson, a 2.8-to-1 betting underdog, entered as the world light heavyweight champion and tenth fighter pound-for-pound by the same publication.
 
*Dawson, who entered as the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, was fighting at 168 pounds for the first time in over six years.
 
*Dawson, who entered as the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, was fighting at 168 pounds for the first time in over six years.
 
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*Despite being almost identical in height, Dawson held a five-and-a-half-inch reach advantage.
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
 
*[http://ringtv.craveonline.com/ratings| The Ring Magazine ratings]
 
*[http://ringtv.craveonline.com/ratings| The Ring Magazine ratings]
 
*[http://msn.foxsports.com/boxing/odds/moneyline| FoxSports MMA and Boxing Odds]
 
*[http://msn.foxsports.com/boxing/odds/moneyline| FoxSports MMA and Boxing Odds]

Revision as of 21:04, 6 September 2012

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2012-09-08 : Andre Ward 168 lbs beat Chad Dawson 168 lbs by TKO at 2:45 in round 10 of 12

Notes

  • Andre Ward 25-0 (13 KOs) vs. Chad Dawson 31-1 (17 KOs)
  • Ward entered as the world super middleweight champion and fifth ranked fighter pound-for-pound according to The Ring Magazine. Dawson, a 2.8-to-1 betting underdog, entered as the world light heavyweight champion and tenth fighter pound-for-pound by the same publication.
  • Dawson, who entered as the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, was fighting at 168 pounds for the first time in over six years.
  • Despite being almost identical in height, Dawson held a five-and-a-half-inch reach advantage.

Sources