This would be a great doubleheader, wouldn’t it? But alas, this is boxing and these two big events are taking place on the same night at different venues on different televised platforms. And of course
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
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.
The names of professional boxers who competed in Lowell, Massachusetts, as amateurs read like a who’s who of boxing greats.
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