Although Andre Ward acknowledged a recently filed lawsuit seeking separation from career-long promoter Dan Goossen, with whom he has had an ongoing contractual rift, the RING super middleweight champion still expects to return to the ring in “March or April,” Ward informed RingTV.com on Thursday.
The 29-year-old 2004 Olympic gold medalist has been spent his entire professional career with Goossen, who learned on Monday that Ward had filed suit in attempt to end a contract that ties him to Goossen until September of 2015, according to the Los Angeles Times.
“I’m not going to speak on ongoing litigation at this time. We will let the legal process take it’s course. I’m fully focused on getting back in the ring and having an active 2014,” Ward stated in an e-mail to RingTV.com on Wednesday.
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