The rumor mill has been grinding for months now. Andre Ward severing ties with Goossen Promotions, and going to Roc Nation boxing, to be their building block as Jay Z and company seek to make their imprint a massive one on the sweet science.
Rumor became reality today, and Ward took to social media to break the news.
((It’s official!! #NextChapter Happy to be a part of the @rocnation family. #RocNationSports #SOG))
That went out at about 11:30 AM, and coincides quite nicely the debut of Roc’s first fight card. That takes place TONIGHT, at the MSG Theatre, with Dusty Harrison-Hernandez in the mainer, against Tommy Rainone. You can watch on Fox Sports 1. I will be calling it with Gus Johnson and Rich Marotta, full disclosure…
NOTE: I called over to Goossen Promotions, and talked to matchmaker/exec Tom Brown. He amiably offered a “no comment” when asked about the Ward contract dissolution/resolution and he said they all were preferring to look forward, not backward.