March 26, 2016 Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera at Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Fight Highlights: Andre Ward landed a counter left hook on the top of Barrera’s head that resulted to a knock down, Barrera was able to beat the count and continue the fight. Andre Ward continue to box effectively while Sullivan Barrera still figuring out how to land his big shots until the final bell. Andre Ward showed another boxing clinic his skills and experience are his tools to make this fight easy as Sullivan Barrera unable to adjust on Andre Ward’s style of boxing.
Andre Ward gave himself a B minus grade regarding his performance tonight and probably needed another fight to prepare in boxing’s biggest fight of this year and this is to fight fellow undefeated fighter Sergey Kovalev from Russia. For sure Ward needed another good tuneup fight because Kovalev is the undisputed Light Heavyweight Champion and in top of his game at the moment Kovalev is the best in this weight division.
Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev is really an intriguing match can Ward withstand Kovalev pressure and punching power?
We will find out in the near future
Fight Result: Andre Ward defeated Sullivan Barrera by Unanimous Decision