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USA Boxing to honor Micky Ward, Vinny Paz & other New England legends

USA Boxing New England, established in 1880 as the official governing body of amateur boxing in the region, will honor five former amateur standouts, who went on to become World Champions as professional boxers, Sunday, November 8 at Anthony’s in Malden. Vinny Paz (Cranston, RI), Micky Ward (Lowell, MA), Joey Gamache (Lewiston, ME), Jose Antonio Rivera (Worcester, MA) and John...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowell Spinners celebrate Boston UFC fighter John Howard

John Howard sumo wrestles Spinterns. (Photo/John Corneau/Spinners)LOWELL, Mass. — LeLacheur Park normally play host to Lowell Spinners professional baseball, minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, but on Wednesday night there was a few stars in the house other then the Spinners. The ceremonial first pitch participants included Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant...
Via Mill City Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Micky Ward amongst team of commentators for 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular

Five decorated boxing figures have volunteered their voices and commentary skills for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular presented by Columbia Dental live stream on Saturday, November 8. "Irish" Micky Ward, light heavyweight prospect Edwin Rodriguez, 1960 Olympic Champion Wilbert "Skeeter" McClure, 1988 Olympic coach Tom Coulter and television executive Bob Yalen will step...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Micky Ward’s birthday celebration at Foxwoods

Last Saturday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino, DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Foxwoods Resort Casino helped celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with boxing fans attending the SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition tripleheader at Fox Theater in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Promoter Lou DiBella, who promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Celebrate Micky Ward’s birthday at Foxwoods card this Saturday night

Boxing fans attending the Showtime tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut can also come to celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with promoter Lou DiBella, who promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his career, including the epic Arturo Gatti-Ward trilogy. DiBella and Ward, who fought...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: What They Ate In Episode Eight

“Dining Playbook with Billy and Jenny,” features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports. Emmy Award-winning Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson will be cooking with your favorite athletes and showcasing the places to go before, during and after the game. FIVE FOR FIVE Each week a professional athlete shares his or her five favorite restaurants. This week features Lowell...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Micky Ward’s Favorite Restaurants Around Boston (Video)

This week’s Dining Playbook “Five for Five” segment featured legendary boxer and Massachusetts native Micky Ward. Ward showed Billy and Jenny his five favorite restaurants around Boston, including his favorite breakfast spot, The Owl diner Lowell. Check out the video above to see Ward’s other favorite eating spots.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Five for Five, NESN Video, Video
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Julio Gonzalez, Cyborg, Decisions Julian Letterlough, Cyborg

(Julio Gonzalez, shortly after winning his first belt from Dariusz Michaelczewski in 2003; via) Just because a fight doesn't take home all sorts of awards, honors and palpable recognition, doesn't mean it wasn't good or even great. On odds alone, it's probable that there are untelevised matches all over the world that would overwhelm the system with adrenaline -- fights few...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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