Andre Ward versus Alexander Brand official for August 6th
You have no idea how many opponents we had to go through to get here. It's done & I'm excited to go to work on 8/6. pic.twitter.com/ilR6au5E0V
— Andre S.O.G. Ward (@andreward) June 28, 2016
This afternoon former two-time super middleweight champion, Andre Ward officially announced he would return to the Oracle Arena on August 6th as the main event of a card promoted by Roc Nation Sports and broadcast by HBO Boxing. Ward last fought against the number one contender for the IBF light heavyweight title, Sullivan Barrera.
Ward will take on Alexander Brand, whose lone loss is to the WBC super middleweight champion, Badou Jack. This will be Brand’s first fight at light heavyweight.
More information on the undercard is soon to come.
Tickets priced at $300, $120, $90, $60 and $30, not including applicable service charges and taxes, go on sale TODAY and will be available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com and charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.