Found January 05, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Micky Ward
'Irish' Micky Ward training 'The Wolf'; Unbeaten light welterweight prospect Levan Ghvamichava Irish boxing manager Gary Hyde announced today that he has come to an agreement with "Irish" Micky Ward to train his hot prospect, light welterweight sensation Levan "The Wolf" Ghvamichava. Ghvamichava (6-0, 5 KOs), who is a native of Georgia living in Belfast, will relocate in February to Lowell, Massachusetts, where he will train under the guidance of three-time Fight of the Year participant, Ward, whose life was portrayed in the Academy Award winning movie, The Fighter. Credit: Nowhere to Hyde "I am delighted we have Micky Ward on board," Hyde said. "He has a lot of valuable experience to share with Levan, whose style of fighting is very similar to Micky's. 'The Wolf' is a throwback fighter who loves nothing more than going into the trenches, just like his new coach, and fighting toe-to-toe. Micky has been approa...

A legend due to grit and film

He fought what legendary Kronk Gym trainer Emanuel Steward calls the greatest round of the century in boxing -- the ninth of 10 in Gatti-Ward I in May 2002. At the Palace on Friday night, Irish Micky Ward, whom Mark Wahlberg portrayed in the 2010 film "The Fighter," mingled with fans at the Winter Warefare show.

Metro + state: Despite eye injury, Kronk fighter wins bout at Palace

BOXING Kronk's Leandre White had much to live up to at the Palace on Friday night in his pro boxing debut. White was fighting in the presence of Detroit boxing royalty -- with Kronk legends Tommy Hearns and Milton McCrory at ringside along with Irish Micky Ward and Downriver favorite Bronco McKart.
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