Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore
Andre Ward took down his opponent Dhafir Smith at the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore in the Central Valley (Kings County) to run his undefeated record to 12-0. This was a 6th round KO and was the 7th professional knockout for Andre in his short career so far. The fight had been scheduled for 8 rounds. A large packed crowd of more than 2000 people watched the fight. Ward’s opponent Smith hung tough for the first few rounds before Ward finally started to wear him down.