Dick Eklund

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Dick Eklund

Name: Dick Eklund
Born: 1957-05-09
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Hometown: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5′ 10″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

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  • Won over 190 amateur bouts and three Golden Gloves titles.
  • Was managed by his mother, Alice Ward.
  • Lost a ten-round unanimous decision to Sugar Ray Leonard in 1978.
  • Won the New England Welterweight Title in 1983.
  • Trained Micky Ward, his younger half-brother.
  • Is now a full-time trainer, working with boxers and MMA fighters.
  • The 2010 movie The Fighter was about Eklund and Micky Ward.
    Christian Bale won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Eklund.
  • Official website