Tomorrow might August 6th 2016, Andre Ward (29-0, 14 KO’s) will take on Alexander Brand (25-1, 19 KO’s), in a 12 round Light Heavyweight bout.  The fight will take place at the Oracle Arena in Oakland California, and will be live on HBO Boxing at 10:30pm ET.  In the co-feature, Maurice Hooker (20-0-2, 15 KO’s) will take on Ty Barnett (23-4-1, 15 KO’s) for the WBO NABO Junior welterweight title in a scheduled 10 round bout.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

ANDRE WARD

-Record:  29 – 0 – 0, 14 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Light Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 1″

-Reach:  71″

-Notable Fights

  • Mikkel Kessler  —  Win, Technical Decision 11th round (12), 11/21/09.  (Won WBAsuper Super Middleweight title)
  • Arthur Abraham  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 5/14/11.
  • Carl Froch  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 12/17/11.  (Won WBC & Vacant TheRing/Lineal Super Middleweight titles)

 

ALEXANDER BRAND

-Record:  29 – 0 – 0, 14 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Light Heavyweight

-Height:  5′ 10″

-Reach:  71″

-Notable Fights

  • Badou Jack  —  Loss, Split Decision (8), 5/11/12.
  • Medzhid Bektemirov  —  Win, Split Decision (12), 12/5/15.

 

Predictions:

Maurice Hooker  —  def  —  Ty Barnett  —  via  —  TKO 8th round

Andre Ward  —  def  —  Alexander Brand  —  via  —  TKO 5th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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