Andre Ward and 3 Fights That Could Make Him the Fighter of the Year in 2013

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Andre Ward and 3 Fights That Could Make Him the Fighter of the Year in 2013
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Andre Ward (left) in the midst of defeating Chad Dawson.

Andre Ward has lost his crown in 2012. Ward was awarded fighter of the year in 2011 by an overwhelming dominant margin by numerous boxing authorities such as BWAA, Ring Magazine and ESPN.

Unfortunately, in 2012, Ward only fought one time, while the runaway favorite for 2012 fighter of the year, Nonito Donaire, will have four fights by year's end. Bleacher Report's Michael Walters outlines just how effective Donaire's 2012 campaign has been in a previous article.

Most of Ward's time spent on the sidelines was due to a hand injury, as ESPN's Dan Rafael reported in a previously. Now he's fully recovered and ready to be the talk of boxing heading into 2013. His first match is already booked, and the sky's the limit.

Here's Ward's path to becoming fighter of the year once again.

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