Strong amateur background
When he turned 17, Ward became a close friend to boxer Andre Dirrell.
Ward won the Ring's Fighter of the Year for 2011
Major World Titles
WBA Super Middleweight
WBC Super Middleweight
Ward won Gold at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the light heavyweight division.
(Regarding his nickname)
"It even has basis in scripture," he says. "Galatians 3:26: You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. It fits who I am, and reminds me of what my priorities are. I know where my power, gifts and ability come from."