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A good big man always beats a good little man…but not if the big man is a public radio host and the little man is a former world champion light welterweight.
A good big man always beats a good little man…but not if the big man is a public radio host and the little man is a former world champion light welterweight.

Back in February, Bill Littlefield met with Micky Ward, the former boxer from Lowell, Massachusetts whose life is at the center of the hit movie, The Fighter.  After Bill and Micky spoke, the film earned two Academy Awards; one for supporting actor Christian Bale and the other for supporting actress Melissa Leo.

Since February, Micky Ward and his brother Dick Eklund served as the Grand Marshals for the 2011 International Boxing Hall of Fame Parade of Champions in June, and Bill's profile of Ward has consistently been ranked as one of the top viewed features on Only A Game's website.  Is Micky Ward (and Bill's profile) worthy of all that attention?  You be the judge...

This segment aired on August 27, 2011.

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