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Dawson vs. Ward: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Chad Dawson (Bad) challenges Andre Ward's (S.O.G.) WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring super-middleweight belts. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

30
Aug 18, 2001
31-1
8
17 (53.1%)
185 cm
194 cm
9 cm
Southpaw
Apr 28, 2012
4m, 11d
2
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
28
Dec 18, 2004
25-0
5
13 (52%)
183 cm
180 cm
-3 cm
Orthodox
Dec 17, 2011
8m, 22d
25
WBCIBFTheRing
lHV
w2
d3
lHV
w1
d1
lHV
w1
WBAWBCTheRing
sMD
w1
d4
sMD
w1
sMD
w1
super-middleweight
Saturday, 8 Sep 2012
Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, U.S.
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Chad Dawson vs. Andre Ward

Date

This fight between Chad Dawson and Andre Ward took place on at the Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 185 cm, Chad Dawson is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Andre Ward is 183 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 194 cm, Dawson also has a significant reach advantage of 14 cms over Ward's 180 cm. On top of that, Dawson also has a 12 cm ape index advantage over Ward.

Dawson is coming in to this fight with a record of 31-1 (17 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 11 days ago against Bernard Hopkins, which he won via 12 round majority decision.

Bernard Hopkins' boxing career

Ward comes in with an undefeated record of 25-0 (13 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 22 days ago against Carl Froch, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Carl Froch's boxing career

Chad Dawson fights out of the southpaw stance, while Andre Ward fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Dawson will be 30 years and 1 month old. Ward will be 28 years and 6 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 65-35 in favor of Andre Ward. Here is the prediction for Dawson vs Ward.

Andre Ward is very likely to win this fight. It is going to be hard for Chad Dawson to win this one.

Result

Andre Ward defeated Chad Dawson via 10th round TKO to retain the WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring super-middleweight titles. Dawson's 2 fight win streak comes to an end, and Ward advances his win streak to 26. Ward is now 26-0, and Dawson 31-2.

Fight Recommendations

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  2. Andre Ward defeats Sergey Kovalev via 12-round unanimous decision
  3. Chad Dawson defeats Bernard Hopkins via 12-round majority decision in their 2nd fight
  4. Andre Ward defeats Carl Froch via 12-round unanimous decision
  5. Andre Ward defeats Arthur Abraham via 12-round unanimous decision
  6. Andre Ward defeats Allan Green via 12-round unanimous decision
  7. Chad Dawson defeats Antonio Tarver via 12-round unanimous decision in their 2nd fight