Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera fight time, plus date and venue

Former super-middleweight kingpin Andre Ward makes his light-heavyweight debut against unbeaten Cuban Sullivan Barrera. They will fight at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on March 26.

Should Ward come through this fight, the plan is for him to take on unbeaten unified world champion Sergey Kovalev at the end of the year.

Rounds scheduled

12, three minute rounds.

TV coverage

Live on BoxNation at midnight.

Undercard highlights

Unbeaten featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz takes on Jayson Velez over 10 rounds.

At super-lightweight, Maurice Hooker will fight Wilfredo Buelvas over 10.

Also at feather, Daniel Franco faces journeyman German Meraz in an eight-rounder.