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marduk

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https://www.badlefthook.com/2018/1/24/16927332/is-andre-ward-planning-an-epic-return

Not too sure heavyweight is the right fit for him, if this turns out to be true. Too many monsters like Joshua and Wilder that would have a ridiculous height advantage.
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Andre is not short (about 6'1) but definitely not tall compared to the current Heavyweight standard... Andre is skilled but not as skilled as say a Roy Jones in his prime that can over come the size advantage.

I am not sure how he would looked bulked up to 200... At 6'0 200 he would be probably the smallest in the whole class. 
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Ward could beat quite a few heavyweights. Problem is none of them are the title holders.

Even though it has suddenly become a competitive division, I really don't see him making any attempt at cruiserweight, which would be perhaps more compatible with his optimum body weight. His skill set is fine because he's a counterpuncher primarily and he could hang with guys who don't have a significant reach advantage.

RJJ fought at a time when IIRC the Klitschkos weren't mowing down all that came before them. Pretty much every guy in the top 5-10 of that division is over six-three and 240 nowadays. But he'd certainly make some more money if he declared that was his next stop on the train.

Heavyweight is going to sort itself out pretty fast a couple months from now. Wilder-Ortiz and Joshua-Parker both happen in March. I could see Ward fighting once or twice whilst the winners of the above fights perhaps match up to unify the titles, then fighting whomever the last man standing is.
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