The sport of boxing has had its share of storied rivalries: Robinson-LaMotta. Ali-Frazier. Leonard-Duran. Holyfield-Tyson. And Pacquiao-Marquez. But as far as non-stop action goes, the trio of fights between “Irish” Mickey Ward and Arturo “Thunder” Gatti likely tops them all. The junior welterweights fought three times in 2002 and ’03, with Ward winning the first by majority decision and Gatti taking the next two by unanimous decision. Two of their battles won “Fight of the Year” honors by Ring Magazine.
Below is a video capturing highlights from all three bouts. Check it out:
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