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On this day Andre Ward fought his last fight

Andre Ward repeated a victory over Sergey Kovalev to confirm his dominance of the light-heavyweight division on June 17 last year. Here's John Dennen's ringside report
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andre ward vs sergey kovalev

SERGEY KOVALEV shook. The right hand from Andre Ward had blasted across his chin and left the feared Russian “Krusher’s” legs shivering beneath him. He was badly hurt.

Ward did not see it at first. He stood off, leaving Kovalev teetering on his feet. But then he set about him, hammering the Russian across the ring, powering in shots. He ground Kovalev into the ropes, battering him down, folding him over a hook.

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