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Andre Ward Announces his 5 Sponsors for Kovalev Rematch June 17th

*OAKLAND, CA (June 13, 2017) -* Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion *Andre
Ward* (31-0, 15 KOs) is proud to announce Monster Products, Life10
Electrolyte, Zappos, Lyft and JetLux as official brand partners ahead of
his highly-anticipated rematch against*Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev* (30-1-1,
26 KOs) on Saturday, June 17 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO
Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

As Ward’s official fight brand partners, Monster Products, Life10
Electrolyte, Zappos, Lyft and JetLux will see activations of marketing and
digital campaigns throughout training camp, Ward-Kovalev 2 “Fight Week” and
coveted brand visibility on fight night. In addition to this innovative
collection of American-based companies, Ward is also sponsored by long-time
brand partners Shoe Palace and Jordan Brand.

“It’s a great feeling to have the support of my brand partners going into
this fight,” said Ward. “I was fortunate to have a great group of sponsors,
last November, and this time it’s no different with companies like Monster
Products, Lyft and Jetlux returning, and Life10 Electrolyte and Zappos
coming onboard because they believe in me. I want to represent them all
well. I also want to thank Shoe Palace and Jordan Brand who have always
been in my corner.”

“Monster has delivered the ‘Sound of Champions’ since its inception 37
years ago and we are proud to be supporting Andre. Monster headphones and
the Blaster speaker have helped motivate and inspire athletes to maximize
their trainings and to help them get ready for competition. We look forward
to have Andre representing us in this momentous fight,” commented Noel Lee,
Head Monster.

“Life10 is excited to be supporting Andre Ward on his journey to win his
second Light Heavyweight title against Kovalev,” said Lester Zeigler,
Life10 Electrolyte Founder. “Being able to hydrate Andre with naturally
alkaline water, with no additives or enhancements, to ensure his training
remains at maximum level efficiency has been an honor. His poise, work
ethic and determination are qualities Life10 Electrolyte will always stand

“Lyft is excited to be Andre’s official transportation partner-getting him
safely and easily to the key events, as he prepares for his big fight,”
said Las Vegas General Manager Yacob Girma. “At Lyft, we are committed to
connecting with our communities, and are happy to be a part of this
milestone moment for Andre. The Lyft Las Vegas community is cheering him

“Andre Ward’s success and desire to only be the best closely aligns with
our company’s mission. And after last year’s tittle win, we are excited to
once again be Andre’s official jet partner, in what will definitely be one
of the best fights of the year. We wish Andre the best of luck!” said Tom
Osovitzki, JetLux CEO.
“Zappos is sponsoring our third Andre Ward fight and this time as both a
fight and Ward brand partner! By supporting events similar to this, it
helps Zappos gain awareness amongst new and existing consumers. While there
are many reasons we are fans of Andre Ward, there’s one big reason that
really hits home. Andre Ward is from the Bay area and San Francisco is the
birthplace of Zappos,” said Kristin Richmer, Senior Brand Marketing
Manager. “As a company, we believe in building connections and this is just
another example of how our relationship with Roc Nation has really brought
things full circle. We greatly appreciate the opportunities and continued
support from Roc Nation and look forward to the future.”

Known for his strong character and integrity outside the ring and his
warrior’s instinct inside it, 33 year-old Andre Ward’s skill and talent
were apparent early in his outstanding amateur career. He racked up every
title in the books, culminating in a gold medal in the light heavyweight
division at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. As the only male
American boxer to claim Olympic gold in the past two decades, Ward joined
the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya. He
turned professional on December 18, 2004, scoring a second round technical
knockout victory over Chris Molina at Staples Center in a fight that was
televised live on HBO. After becoming the Ring Magazine and WBA Super
Middleweight World Champion, rising to the number two spot on the
pound-for-pound list and winning the 2011 Fighter of the Year Award (ESPN,
Sports Illustrated, Ring Magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of
America), it was announced that Ward signed an exclusive promotional
agreement with Roc Nation Sports in January 2015, opening a new chapter in
his storied boxing career. The Bay Area product returned to the ring on
June 20, 2015 at the Oracle Arena in front of his hometown fans in Oakland,
California and scored a ninth-round knockout over Paul Smith, continuing
his unbeaten streak which dates back to when he was a 13-year-old amateur.
On March 26, 2016, Ward made his highly publicized 175-pound debut against
Cuba’s undefeated and IBF number one rated light heavyweight contender
Sullivan Barrera in front of frenzied crowd at Oracle Arena that including
luminaries such as Michael B. Jordan, Stephen Curry, Marshawn Lynch and
Draymond Green. Ward expertly managed the fight and began to unravel his
opponent in the third round when he caught Barrera with a counter left
hook, dropping him to the canvas. The rest was a routine victory for Ward,
who scored a dominating dispatch of Barrera by way of unanimous decision
after 12 rounds. On August 6, 2016, again at Oracle Arena, Ward dismantled
power punching Colombian Alexander Brand, enroute to a Light Heavyweight
Championship showdown against Sergey Kovalev. In the most anticipated fight
of 2016 on Nov. 19 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Ward would prove to
the world his dominance as one of boxing’s top pound-for-pound fighters by
becoming the unified World Light Heavyweight Champion with a unanimous
decision win over Kovalev, the reigning WBA, IBF and WBO titleholder. The
fight started out in Kovalev’s favor but undeterred, Ward came back and
fought to his strengths, proving his prowess and intelligence in the second
half of the fight.

For the past 37 years, Monster® has been a catalyst for innovation and big
ideas. Discovering that cables in hi-fi systems influenced the sound, Head
Monster Noel Lee developed Monster Cable – an immediate hit. Monster®
the sound of Beats® headphones, and has since become the world’s leading
manufacturer of high-performance headphones, all featuring Pure Monster
Sound™ technology. Monster offers headphones for every lifestyle. Its
critically-acclaimed iSport headphones are used by athletes globally and
its wireless Elements line by musicians, DJs and music lovers. Today, the
company offers advanced connectivity solutions for professional musicians,
home entertainment, computing, mobile and gaming, as well as high
performance AC Power and conditioning products. Monster® continues to lead
in innovation with Monster having been granted over 500 Patents and 100
patents pending worldwide, offering more than 5,000 products in over 160
countries. Monster® also prides itself in helping those who are in
less-than-fortunate circumstances through Monster Cares. Above all,
Monster® does what it does Because the Music Matters.

LiFE10 Electrolyte, originally founded in New Orleans in 2016 as a dietary
need, is a private label company that bottles natural alkaline water
bottled at the source. Naturally infused with 5 important minerals vital to
the body’s function, Potassium, Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, and Chloride,
LiFE10 Alkaline Electrolyte Water promotes homeostasis and longevity in its
sole natural consumption with no enhancements or additives. LiFE10
Electrolyte is easily accessible and beneficial to athletes, workout
enthusiasts and health-conscious individuals alike regardless of daily
level of activity. Please visit www.life10.life to learn more and follow us
on Facebook and Instagram @Life10ELectrolyte and Twitter @Life10Water.

Established in 1999, Zappos.com has quickly become a leading destination in
online apparel and footwear sales by striving to provide shoppers with the
best possible service and selection. Zappos currently showcases millions of
products from over 1,000 clothing and shoe brands. Zappos is also proud to
be rated ELITE by STELLAService and was named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer
Service Champion, one of only 40 companies so named in the U.S. More
information about the customer service philosophy, unique culture and job
openings can be found at about.zappos.com. More information about
Zappos Insights, and its business membership program can be found at
zapposinsights.com. Zappos.com, Inc. is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com,

*About LYFT*
Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve
people’s lives with the world’s best transportation.Lyft is the fastest
growing rideshare company in the U.S and is available in more than 300
cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and
friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for
the future of our cities.

*About JETLUX*
Established in 2015, JETLUX is a premier private jet charter provider. With
over 30 years of experience, JETLUX offers unmatched luxury aircraft travel
solutions with access to more than 6,000 of the safest aircraft options.
Considered the exclusive charter of choice, JETLUX caters to corporate
executives, celebrities, professional athletes and A-list clientele. JETLUX
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