Tag Archives: Micky Ward

St. Patty’s Day Q&A — Irish Micky Ward: “I still love boxing but…”

Micky Ward, now 52, never quit on Lowell Mass. It’s the fighting city where in 1978 he first made his name in boxing as a baby-faced pipsqueak with dreams

Picture Perfect at the Palladium: “Popeye” Rivera Bullies Kevin Cobbs

WORCESTER — She arrives at the small dark venue an hour early with her Nikon cameras in hand. She wonders where she’ll be shooting from at ringside.

A Night to Remember in Gritty Lowell, a City with a Great Boxing Tradition

The names of professional boxers who competed in Lowell, Massachusetts, as amateurs read like a who’s who of boxing greats.

What Was Your Favorite Round of Boxing? 40 Notables Share Their Picks

PART ONE (A-K) OF A TWO-PART SERIES — This is round four, so to speak, of our survey. We previously […]

Canastota Memories and a Look Ahead to the 2018 IBHOF Induction Class

THREE PUNCH COMBO — This was the fourth straight year my wife and I made the journey to Canastota, NY […]

Three Punch Combo: Notes on Thursday’s ESPN Event, Julius Indongo and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO — It’s a point I keep harping on but good matchmaking makes good fights. And good fights […]

Remembering Luna vs. Luna: A Closet Classic Extraordinaire

THE LUNA VS. LUNA CLASSIC: When it comes to closet classics, I defer to fellow writer and friend Lee Groves. […]

Gatti-Ward I And Its Sequels Deserved Its Own Movie

Gatti-Ward – Maybe they made the wrong movie. At the very least, the “Irish” Micky Ward story deserved a sequel, […]