There are still many months left in 2019 but the discussion and debate is already heating up as to who are the front-runners for Fighter Of The Decade. Starting today, we’re going to take a look at some of the strongest candidates for the title. One name that has to receive serious consideration is Andre Ward, who walked away from boxing in 2017 with world titles in both the super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions, and with impressive wins over such talented champions as Mikkel Kessler, Chad Dawson, Carl Froch, and Sergey Kovalev.
Clever, versatile and ruthless, Ward has been long admired by boxing analyst Lee Wylie, as evidenced by one of his many video masterpieces. Drawing comparisons with some of the great prizefighters of the past, including Henry Armstrong, Larry Holmes and Charley Burley, Wylie here showcases Ward’s intelligence, audacity and tactical wizardry. So for all of Ward’s die-hard fans, rest assured, he will receive due consideration for the title of the greatest boxer of the past ten years. And for all of his new admirers, here’s a chance to catch-up and truly appreciate how Ward is, as Bruce Lee says, “like water.” Check it out: