Andre Ward Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Andre Ward (Andre Michael Ward)

Last Updated: 27 Mar, 2024 | Views: 370

Age: 40

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Professional Boxer

Famous For: Twelfth Greatest Boxer Of All Time, Pound For Pound

Andre Ward Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Feb, 1984 (40 Years 05 Months 2 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
California

Birth District
San Francisco

Birth Sign
Pisces

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Andre Ward Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Andre Michael Ward, born on February 23, 1984, was an American boxer who competed from 2004 to 2017. His undefeated record included unified super middleweight titles between 2009 and 2015, as well as unified light heavyweight titles between 2016 and 2017. Ward was rated the world's best active boxer pound for pound and the world's best active boxer in his division during his reign as light heavyweight champion by the Ring magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB). BoxRec ranked Ward as the twelfth greatest boxer of all time as of January 2022.
Andre Ward Career:
Andre Ward Early life
His parents were Frank Ward, an Irish American, and Madeline Arvie Taylor, an African American. Andre's career began when his father took him to the USA Karate School of the Arts in Hayward, California when he was nine. His godfather, Virgil Hunter, became Ward's trainer after his parents were drug addicts and remained his trainer throughout Ward's career.
Andre Ward Amateur Career:
Andre Wardbegan boxing in 1994. The 2002 Under 19 National Championship was his first national championship. He won the middleweight title in 2001 and 2003. He finished his amateur career with 115 wins and 5 losses.
Andre Ward Amateur Highlights:
• 2001 United States Amateur Middleweight Champion
• 2002 Under 19 National Championship
• 2003 United States Amateur Light Heavyweight Champion
• First American boxer to win gold in eight years at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
Andre Ward Results:
• 1st round – First place at the AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament
• 2nd round – Defeated Clemente Russo (Italy) 17–9
• Quarterfinals – Defeated Evgeny Makarenko (Russia) 23–16
• Semifinals – Defeated UtkirbekHaydarov (Uzbekistan) 17–15
• Gold Medal Match – Defeated Magomed Aripgadjiev (Belarus) 20–13
Andre Ward Retirement:
Andre Wardannounced his retirement from boxing on September 21, 2017, via his website. He said, "I want to be clear - I am leaving because I can no longer handle the demands of the sport.".
Andre Ward Unknown Facts:
Andre Wardtransitioned into a role as a boxing analyst and commentator after he retired from boxing. As a member of HBO's broadcast team, he provided expert analysis of boxing matches, contributing to the sport further.
Andre Wardis actively involved in charitable work beyond boxing. His community involvement and support for various causes are important to him. Funds raised through his charity events, including celebrity basketball games, have been used for scholarships and youth programs.

Andre Ward Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 183 cm
In Meters 1.83 m
In Feet & Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 kg
In Pounds 168 Ibs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Andre Ward Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Frank Ward

Mother's Name
Madeline Arvie Taylor

Spouse
Tiffiney Ward

Brother(s)
Jonathan Ward

Sister(s)
-

Son(s)
Malachi Ward, Andre Ward, Jr, Micah Ward

Daughter(s)
Amira Ward

Andre Ward Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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