Posts Tagged ‘Micky Ward’

Here I Go Again…

Posted: December 19, 2010 in Uncategorized
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I knew it would be tough to update this blog with any sort of regularity during the semester, but I never expected to go three months without posting. Turns out classes, papers and the BU hockey beat actually take up a lot of time. Next semester will probably be even busier because I’m adding an internship to the lineup. But for now, I have a month off, so let’s see what happens.

First up- The Fighter. My dad and I had been looking forward to seeing this movie since the minute we heard it was going to be made, which must have been at least four or five years ago. Like anyone living in the Lowell area who cares about boxing, my dad was a huge Micky Ward fan. He frequently told me stories about Ward’s fights- how just when it seemed like the fight was over and Ward couldn’t take any more punishment, he’d wake up and come storming back for a knockout; how his left to the body would drop guys like a ton of bricks; and of course, how his three fights against Arturo Gatti were the stuff of legend. (more…)