Micky Ward pulls no punches
Inspiration for 'The Fighter' pens new book
- Duration 4:25
- Date May 29, 2012
Inspiration for 'The Fighter' pens new book
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I hit his -- as a fighter in and out of the ring was mated to a motion picture that won two Academy Awards remember.
Why are problematic of not only yeah.
On the one fighting okay no I you know -- -- -- -- you.
I know what I need and you need -- I want to keep back.
And I want you -- -- I want -- I want my family what's wrong with acts.
-- the movie the -- was based on the key words like the hard nosed boxer from Lowell Massachusetts.
Who defied everyone's expectations of -- tremendous heart and courage now is full story being told by him.
It the book is called the warriors -- got to go get it today joining us now in studio Micky ward and security to fight again.
And how do you think you were famous in boxing circuses sports circles but when the movie goes to -- in its initial success like this how you dealing with this thing now.
Can the houses -- fight knows it's the same time this thing on -- a big deal and he's so.
I mean is -- some people wedges.
I really going on isn't this like look the title you book aware your chart which you don't realize because you -- -- because of the people don't is that you not you rather die in the ring than quit.
-- weird does that come from where is that all right.
That you show in the ring -- life come from.
I don't knowledge it's I think ages and you really have to you -- -- believe touch some you can teach you have it or you know it is just a little -- You know want to go on try to punishment pain -- may be.
Obviously we all the same size hi Simon is the biggest not months and months it's not that just the will to the warranted punches in line because going.
Be down knocked down get out.
Just just wanna keep going intend to have fights over now when you know who watched while we watch movies and he had not an easy life -- -- you had something else to this book did you reviews as a kid.
Yet as part of and I got out you know -- and -- at 8 AME for years you know and I mean -- Nam.
In the book I got -- -- and I -- -- better body you know it's it's just something that happened the united hell -- I couldn't control it.
You know it's something that happened and I hopefully it helps other kids are all people to -- -- up also known.
As I can help anybody want her torment them and then there and I'm happy.
-- had this in and to me.
As I know which you've done in your fight to be going YouTube and just -- Google Micky ward you could see what you you see some of the best fighting in the history of the sport.
We get permission we don't have permission to use it but.
We're we're also seeing we -- we go through that the key is a guy they've never quit.
Doesn't give up.
And also the best was not included in the movie of the movie ended before your biggest and that's best fights what -- -- Well I'm hoping that and nuns etched in stone might hopefully there is because I descend.
You know the vehicles you'll find I body and my highlight of my not my career was what was the drug daddy you know in Iowa -- -- hopefully.
No we didn't do it but you know we'll -- it.
That it's of their talk about Mark Wahlberg told you win we're gonna get this movie done and when did you actually believe it.
Well the first -- I don't believe expressed obvious I believe there's -- -- kind minute.
And then marks in the he had to a deal -- it made any duty you know and he made it happen mark may happen and I got to think to that.
So my own my axes and hopefully it only to have -- -- -- -- -- ability and I believe we'll -- it -- -- B -- work to be to look this good.
Not tonight even as a -- -- were very and I would mean have a did you -- mark's house signed up two weeks at a time treatments and it's time enough.
Marc train off behind you he's a dedicated -- actor and fighter.
When outside of muddy and train -- -- -- citizen it's incredible to see -- he transformed himself into myself but.
They must be incredible and if you sit near surety in the head of polish air -- to -- and right over your shoulder is one of the pictures from the book.
There's a big there's a young Mike Tyson right over your shoulders I had the owes you that savvy right -- as Mike Tyson -- just a generation a box as you go ahead.
Analyst -- to Colorado Springs in 1983.
-- -- -- -- -- -- And now Michael as a team in my.
Well go get the book it's it's called the movie's called the fighter.
The book is called a warriors hard and it's -- warts true story Mickey thanks so much coveted thank you great media gradually steadily chief.