People are furious after Andre Ward’s ‘robbery’ win over Sergey Kovalev


LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 19:  Sergey Kovalev (R) hits Andre Ward in the eighth round of their light heavyweight championship bout at T-Mobile Arena on November 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ward took Kovalev's WBA, IBF and WBO titles with a unanimous-decision victory.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 665620823 ORIG FILE ID: 624524396

Andre Ward handed Sergey Kovalev the first loss of his professional career with a Unanimous Decision victory on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Ward was knocked down early in the night and fought his way back, but the result was far from uncontroversial. Immediately following the fight, many on social media shared their view that the judges stole the fight from Kovalev. Kovalev, for his part, said he would exercise his rematch clause.

Source: ftw.usatoday.com