Tag Archives: Micky Ward

Crawford-Horn or Santa Cruz-Mares II – A Boxing Fans Dilemma

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

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, […]