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Andre Ward cleared for light work

Updated: March 1, 2013, 7:31 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Super middleweight champion Andre Ward, recovering from Jan. 4 surgery to repair a tear in his right shoulder, returned to the gym on Thursday for light training after being cleared by his doctor.

"It was amazing to be able to say that I was going to a boxing gym and not physical therapy," Ward said. "I just have to respect the markers I've been given from the doctor. I couldn't go crazy. That's where I have to be careful. I felt great, I felt fast and my wind felt great. It was an amazing ...

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