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Roc Nation Sports' foray into the boxing world got a huge boost as it is being reported that current WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward has joined the roster. The news comes on the day of Roc Nation Sports' first ever boxing event at Madison Square Garden. Ward is the first boxer on Roc Nation Sports and joins superstar NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant, current NBA MVP Kevin Durant, and more.

"We have signed Andre Ward and it's something we're very excited about," said David Itskowitch, chief operating officer of Roc Nation Sports' boxing division, to ESPN.com. "It's just the beginning for us but it's a game-changer. He's one of the best fighters in the world. Everything is coming together for us. On the same day we are having our first event, at Madison Square Garden, we are announcing our first really huge signing."

[Roc Nation]
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