Five keys for Edwin Rodriguez

Plotting a path to victory in Saturday's title fight against Andre Ward.

Originally Published: November 13, 2013
By Bernardo Pilatti | ESPNdeportes.com

Winning the Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four Tournament in July was the highlight of super middleweight Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez's young career. Rodriguez stopped light heavyweight Denis Grachev in the first round and immediately set his mind on a meeting with super middleweight champion Andre Ward.

On Saturday, Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KOs) will get that chance to take the belt away from Ward at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT).

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