MICKY WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP
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FIVE FOR FIVE
Each week a professional athlete shares his or her five favorite restaurants. This week features Lowell...
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
"That’s where he needs to go! To the BODY!”
Of Manny Steward’s many great moments in the corner and on the HBO announce team, that is the one that stands out the most to me. Throughout round 9, he implored Micky Ward to return the punch that had gotten him there, the punch that had crumpled Arturo Gatti at the beginning of one of the most iconic rounds in modern...
Boosted so she could reach the microphone and speak on a most special day for her late father, 7-year-old Sofia Gatti beamed.
''Thank you from my dad,'' she said Sunday as Arturo ''Thunder'' Gatti was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
On a day that included six deceased inductees, Gatti remained fresh on the mind of everybody,...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2013
Arturo ''Thunder'' Gatti didn't live to see his finest day.
Gatti, who won world championships in two different weight classes, heads the class of 2013 to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The honor, announced Monday, comes three years after his untimely death.
A native of Calabria, Italy who was raised in Montreal, Gatti retired in 2007...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2012
Boxing great Micky Ward, the inspiration for the Mark Wahlberg movie "The Fighter," says he was molested by a family friend from age 9 until he was 12.
In Ward's autobiography, "A Warrior's Heart: The True Story of Life Before and Beyond The Fighter," the retired boxer wrote of his attacker, who was 10 years older, "He never asked me to do anything...
All of the participants for tomorrow night's "Homecoming" professional boxing card, at Lowell Memorial Hall, weighed-in tonight at the nearby Hookslide Kelley's Sports Bar & Grill.The card features the nephews of Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund - Joe McCreedy and Sean Eklund. View the complete weigh-in results right here.
Credit: Daniel Militz
Lowell boxers "Irish" Joey McCreedy and Sean Eklund held an open workout this past weekend at Micky Ward's Gym in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. McCreedy is trained by Dicky Eklund. Sean is the nephew of Dicky and Ward, who is his head trainer. Right here, you can find some photos and quotes from the media session.
McCreedy and Eklund are featured in the May 9 "Homecoming...
Professional boxing returns to Lowell, Massachusetts - home of "Irish" Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund - for the first time in seven years, on Wednesday night, May 9 at Lowell Memorial Auditorium.
Local fan favorites "Irish" Joe McCreedy and Sean Eklund, whose uncles are Micky and Dicky, will fight in front of their hometown fans for the first time as pros on...
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'Irish' Micky Ward training 'The Wolf'; Unbeaten light welterweight prospect Levan Ghvamichava
Irish boxing manager Gary Hyde announced today that he has come to an agreement with "Irish" Micky Ward to train his hot prospect, light welterweight sensation Levan "The Wolf" Ghvamichava.
Ghvamichava (6-0, 5 KOs), who is a native of Georgia living...