MICKY WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

After alcohol abuse, depression & a suicide attempt, Joey McCreedy back in the ring

The blade was probably an inch from his throat, maybe closer. He was too drunk to remember all the details. The only thing Joey McCreedy remembers is waking up strapped to a bed in a psychiatric ward the following morning, just a few hours after threatening to commit suicide in his mother’s bedroom while his 7-year-old brother looked on. Once considered the pride of Lowell, Mass...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Boxing to honor Micky Ward, Vinny Paz & other New England legends

USA Boxing New England, established in 1880 as the official governing body of amateur boxing in the region, will honor five former amateur standouts, who went on to become World Champions as professional boxers, Sunday, November 8 at Anthony’s in Malden. Vinny Paz (Cranston, RI), Micky Ward (Lowell, MA), Joey Gamache (Lewiston, ME), Jose Antonio Rivera (Worcester, MA) and John...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Micky Ward’s birthday celebration at Foxwoods

Last Saturday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino, DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Foxwoods Resort Casino helped celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with boxing fans attending the SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition tripleheader at Fox Theater in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Promoter Lou DiBella, who promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Celebrate Micky Ward’s birthday at Foxwoods card this Saturday night

Boxing fans attending the Showtime tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut can also come to celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with promoter Lou DiBella, who 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Julio Gonzalez, Cyborg, Decisions Julian Letterlough, Cyborg

(Julio Gonzalez, shortly after winning his first belt from Dariusz Michaelczewski in 2003; via) Just because a fight doesn't take home all sorts of awards, honors and palpable recognition, doesn't mean it wasn't good or even great. On odds alone, it's probable that there are untelevised matches all over the world that would overwhelm the system with adrenaline -- fights few...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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