OAKLAND’S WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE WARD TO HOST OPEN WORKOUT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Wednesday, June 9 at 12:30 p.m. at King’s Gym, Oakland, CA
WHO: WBA Super Middleweight Champion and 2004 US Olympic Gold Medalist Andre Ward Trainer, Virgil Hunter Co-promoter, Antonio Leonard
WHAT: WBA Super Middleweight Champion Andre Ward will participate in an open public workout this Wednesday just one week before his first world title defense against challenger Allan Green in Group Stage 2 of the Super Six World Boxing Classic on Saturday, June 19, on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m., ET/PT, same-day delay) from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.
Ward, who has emerged as a tournament favorite following his win in Group
Stage 1, is currently listed as a 1-1 favorite to win it all by USA Today sports analyst Danny Sheridan. A victory over the world-ranked Green (29-1, 20 KOs), of Tulsa,Okla., will catapult the last American to win an Olympic Games gold medal into the tournament semi-finals.
The event is promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions, TNT Boxing and Dibella
Entertainment and sponsored by Corona, Oakland Tribune and River Rock Casino.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 12:30 P.M.