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'''[[:Category:Micky Ward Gallery|Micky Ward Gallery]]'''
* Micky is the younger half brother of [[Dick Ecklund]].
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*Ward was a pressure fighter with a devastating left hook to the body.
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*Trained by his older half-brother, [[Dick Eklund]].  
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*Best known for his trilogy with [[Arturo Gatti]] in 2002 and 2003. Ward won the first fight and Gatti won the next two.
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*[[The Ring Magazine]] named three of Ward's bouts [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]]:<br>[[Micky Ward vs. Emanuel Burton|Micky Ward vs. Emanuel Augustus (2001)]]<br>[[Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward (1st meeting)|Micky Ward vs. Arturo Gatti I (2002)]]<br>[[Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward (3rd meeting)|Micky Ward vs. Arturo Gatti III (2003)]]
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*The 2010 movie ''The Fighter'' was about Ward. It won two Academy Awards.
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== Titles Held ==
 
== Titles Held ==
* [[WBU]] Light Welterweight Title (2000)
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*[[WBU]] Light Welterweight Title (2000)
* [[WBU]] Intercontinenal Light Welterweight Title (1996)
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*[[WBU]] Intercontinenal Light Welterweight Title (1996)
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== Quotes ==
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* "If Micky Ward wants to come to you, he will walk through a hailstorm of punishment to do it." - [[Jim Lampley]] during Ward's first fight with Arturo Gatti.
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[[Category:Irish American Boxers]]

Revision as of 21:40, 1 April 2013

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Name: Micky Ward
Alias: Irish
Born: 1965-10-04
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Hometown: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Reach: 70″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

Micky Ward Gallery

Titles Held

  • WBU Light Welterweight Title (2000)
  • WBU Intercontinenal Light Welterweight Title (1996)

Quotes

  • "If Micky Ward wants to come to you, he will walk through a hailstorm of punishment to do it." - Jim Lampley during Ward's first fight with Arturo Gatti.