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Micky Ward returns to IBHOF in Canastota for induction weekend

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today “Irish” Micky Ward, whose life was portrayed in the Academy Award-winning motion picture The Fighter, will return to Canastota to attend festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.

Boxing stars & public to celebrate Micky Ward’s birthday Saturday at Foxwoods

DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Foxwoods Resort Casino will celebrate the 49th birthday of “Irish” Micky Ward  with boxing fans attending the SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, airing live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

Promoter Lou DiBella promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his career, including the epic Arturo Gatti-Ward trilogy. DiBella and Ward, who fought out of Lowell, Massachusetts, developed a special relationship that continues today.

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

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