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  1. New Year's Eve cards in Japan

    Dan Rafael

    There's that famous moment during the epic first Arturo Gatti-Micky Ward fight when, after the hellacious ninth round, it appeared as though the fight was going to be stopped in Gatti's corner. Referee Frank Cappuccino put the confusion to rest, t...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. The World Will Never Stop Paying Tribute to Arturo Gatti and Mick...

    Eric Raskin

    Provided clinch-happy heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko isn't involved, it's rare that the lasting image from a boxing match is that of a hug. But a hug is precisely what I picture when the subject of the third and final fight between Arturo Gatti...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  3. Tissues needed at Gatti-Ward screening

    Michael Woods

    Tissues were needed during Wednesday night's screening of "Legendary Nights: The Tale of Gatti-Ward" at HBO's headquarters in Manhattan. For me, the tears started to fall during footage of Arturo Gatti's daughter Sofia reading off the plaque honor...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  4. Referee Earl Morton dies of cancer at 58

    Dan Rafael

    Earl Morton, who refereed more than a dozen world title fights during his 24-year career died Friday after a battle with cancer.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  5. John David Jackson joins Iron Mike

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titleholder John David Jackson has been one of boxing's top trainers for several years. Now he will be working with a number of new fighters after being hired as a trainer for Iron Mike Productions, the company announced. ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux promises all fans want in a f...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler

    The upcoming Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherweight title unification fight is one of those rare bouts that fans dream of seeing that's actually going to happen.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  7. Will Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado -- another action sequel -- fall ...

    Brian Campbell

    Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado staged one of boxing's classic throwdowns last October, and their styles promise more violence for Saturday's rematch. Then again, history tells us a slugfest is no shoo-in.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  8. Ward: Gatti a definite Hall of Famer

    Dan Rafael

    Ballots for the International Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2013 are due back by Oct. 31. Up for election in the modern category are 45 fighters, including three first-timers on the ballot: the late Arturo Gatti and light heavyweight champion rivals...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  9. Could Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado bout be an all-time brawl?

    Dan Rafael

    Universal agreement is a rare thing in boxing, but no one thinks Saturday's Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado fight in Carson, Calif., will be boring. In fact, most believe it has the potential to be an all-time brawl.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  10. Close to last-chance territory for Sechew Powell

    Michael Woods

    Pssst, I got a trade secret for ya. Fightwriters sometimes tend to wring every bit of drama out of a matchup they can by proclaiming it a last chance for one of the pugilists to reach the mountain top. I read such pieces about Micky Ward TEN YEARS be...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  11. Whitner: 49ers worked while rivals played

    Mike Sando

    Turns out the San Francisco 49ers were hard at work when the division-rival Seattle Seahawks took the afternoon off for go-kart racing during training camp. Looks like 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh noticed his former Pac-10 rival and current Seahawks c...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  12. Pacquiao-Marquez III: Celebrating the trilogies (Arturo Gatti-Mic...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    A solid but unspectacular boxer and a B-level fighter with uncommon heart staged arguably boxing's finest modern-day trilogy and forged a rare bond when Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward clashed in three consecutive bouts.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  13. Manny Santiago video where he talks new video part, contests and ...

    Andrew Cannon

    Manny Santiago video where he talks new video part, contests and more

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  14. Players watch 'The Fighter' with Ward

    Mike Reiss

    Bill Belichick has broken up the grind of training camp and the preseason in different ways. Tonight, his wrinkle includes sending his players to the movies. Ochocinco Tweeted this picture with Micky Ward.As noted by line...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  15. Larry Bird, Ty Law, Mike Lowell, Micky Ward headline list of hono...

    Greg Payne

    Larry Bird, Ty Law, Mike Lowell, Micky Ward headline the list of honorees for Tuesday's Tradition.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  16. The Scott Van Pelt Show on ESPN Radio: Show in Review April 1

    • Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, the inspirations for "The Fighter," cover Christian Bale, Ward's career, what life has been like since the movie debuted, Eklund's personal struggles and more. Ward and Eklund • Arkansas coach Mike Anderso...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2011