Former pound for pound number one boxer Andre Ward while now retired from the sport still keeps a vested interest in the game as a manager and a pundit. He’s had some very insightful takes today on how the best fighters in the sport often perform.

Ward is a co-manager to Shakur Stevenson who recorded another impressive win this past weekend on the undercard of Terence Crawford’s fight in Omaha.

In his own career, Andre Ward faced many top-level fighters in his time.

The likes of Sergey Kovalev and Carl Froch spring to mind straight off the bat in that regard.

So he, unlike very few in the world, knows a genuine thing or two about how the very best fighters perform when under pressure.

On that subject, a lot of people have been in agreement with him today with the following:

Some interesting food for thought there and on the whole, it’s rather hard to disagree with what he’s saying.