Did Andre Ward deserve to beat Sergey Kovalev in a decision victory? | The Tylt

Did Andre Ward deserve to beat Sergey Kovalev in a decision victory?

Russia boxer Sergey Kovalev knocked out Andre Ward in the second round. But Ward won in an epic comeback and took Kovalev's three light-heavyweight world title belts. After struggling in the first half of the match, fans argue Ward overcame a lot in order to win the match. But others don't agree with the judges' decision to crown Ward the champion of the three belts. What do you think? Read more and vote below. 👊🏽👊🏻

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Did Andre Ward deserve to beat Sergey Kovalev in a decision victory?
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Did Andre Ward deserve to beat Sergey Kovalev in a decision victory?
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Some fans say the fight was too hard to call.

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Ward was definitely in struggle-mode those first few rounds, but he pulled it together. The judges chose him as the champion after he made his grand return in the match against Kovalev on Nov. 19. 

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But some Kovalev fa s showed their support. They argue Ward's win was unfair and political. After all—the judges were American and the fight was in America.

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The New York Times reported:

“This was a beautiful thing,” Ward said after Saturday’s decision, which allowed him to take the W.B.O., W.B.A. and I.B.F. light heavyweight titles from Kovalev. “We did it, baby. It’s a lot of hardware. Surreal.”
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Kovalev wants a rematch—saying "I'll kick his ass."

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Ward's fans are congratulating him on the win.

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All the while, Kovalev's fans can't believe he got robbed.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Did Andre Ward deserve to beat Sergey Kovalev in a decision victory?
#WardWonFair
A festive crown for the winner
#KovalevGotRobbed