Ward, Dirrell, Harrison cruise; Vargas struggles
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward remained unbeaten as a pro boxer, stopping Christopher Holt after three rounds Thursday night in Ward's first fight in his native Bay Area.
Fellow U.S. medalist Andre Dirrell and Olympian Devin Vargas also won their bouts, as did rising British heavyweight Audley Harrison. But Ward, born and raised 25 miles away in Oakland, was the main attraction for the small but enthusiastic crowd of 3,107 at the early-evening fight at HP Pavilion.
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