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Ward vs. Rodriguez: Will ring rust make this fight more competitive?

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It will have been just over 14 months since the last time Andre Ward graced the HBO airwaves as a fighter when he enters the ring this Saturday to face unbeaten Edwin Rodriguez. Sidelined with a shoulder injury much has been said and written about Andre Ward. Some of it was said using facts. While other articles, tweets, and forum posts clearly had biasness oozing out of it, whether directed at Ward personally or at the way in which he was taught to fight. The style of fighters and fans vigorously debating over the topic is nothing new. I will never forget some of the arguments that my grandfather, the man that introduced me to the sport, and I had over who was better fighter and why between Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard. As much as we loved the sport my grandfather Joe was on one side of the room while I sat on the other for the Leonard vs. Hagler fight. He loved Barry Sanders and the way he would hand the ball to the ref after scoring a touchdown. I loved when Deon Sanders would start to high step at the 25 yard line on his […]http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=bRkXb9cZkgc:jV1vbIatfX8:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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