Feature | Premium | May 18 2019

Micky Ward – A warrior’s brain

On the anniversary of his first fight with Arturo Gatti, Micky Ward tells Tris Dixon that multiple displays of courage have permanently altered his brain
Micky Ward

MICKY WARD. Warrior? Brawler? Honest pro? Hardest worker in the room?

You think you know the man the Oscar-winning movie The Fighter was based on? You think you know about the boxing cult hero who shared three Fights of the Year with his great rival Arturo Gatti, or the man whose signature left hook to the liver gave 140-pounders around the world nightmares? The truth is we do not know him at all.

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