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Boxer Mickey Ward His Brain to Science

In this publicity image released by Paramount Pictures, Mark Wahlberg, left, and director David O. Russell are shown on the set of The Fighter. Micky Ward, the boxer who was the subject of the new movie, has pledged his brain and spinal cord to a Boston University.

In this publicity image released by Paramount Pictures, Mark Wahlberg, left, and director David O. Russell are shown on the set of The Fighter. Micky Ward, the boxer who was the subject of the new movie, has pledged his brain and spinal cord to a Boston University.  (AP)

The boxer who was the subject of the new movie, 'The Fighter,' starring Mark Wahlberg, has pledged his brain and spinal cord to a Boston University lab that specializes in brain trauma, according to MyFoxBoston.

Mickey Ward fought in 51 junior welterweight bouts, going the distance with the Arturo Gatti three times.

 

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