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Ward makes major leap forward in fighting Miranda

Updated: May 15, 2009, 9:00 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

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Time to shine: All eyes will be on hometown hero Andre Ward on Saturday.

Ward finally steps up By Dan Rafael

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Five years after Andre Ward won the lone boxing gold medal for the United States at the 2004 Athens Olympics -- the only American boxing gold since 1996 -- he is finally fighting a recognizable opponent.

Ward meets dangerous puncher Edison Miranda of Colombia in a scheduled 12-round ...

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