THE MAIN EVENT: Crowds flock to see '...

THE MAIN EVENT: Crowds flock to see 'Fighter' stars -- and poss...

There are 75 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Jul 15, 2009, titled THE MAIN EVENT: Crowds flock to see 'Fighter' stars -- and poss.... In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

The fight continued yesterday at Tsongas Arena, and this bout was all about attention and star power, as hundreds of spectators and would-be extras descended on the venue for a long day of filming.

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Has a clue

United States

#69 Jul 29, 2009
Jo-Ann-from Dracut wrote:
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Are you nuts?? Mall Cop was #1 at the box office for almost a year... and the DVD sold well too.. the movie was a great family movie.... and the Fighter movie will not be that big.. Mall Cop will sell way more then some fighting movie....
#1 at the box office for a year? Are you CRAZY? The movie came out in January ... and is already on DVD.

Titanic wasn't even #1 for a year.

Get a clue lady.
donnie stjohn

West Palm Beach, FL

#70 Jul 29, 2009
JIM AHEARN wrote:
DOES ANYONE REMEMBER OUCHY MCMANUS?
i do he trained me, at the acre boxing club.when i fought in the gloves for 2 years, when larry carney was still comming in the gym great guy, the best
Mugshot

Merrimack, NH

#72 Aug 1, 2009
Are they going to label this "The feel good movie of the year" ?

Because Dicky's been "feeling good" for most of his adult life.

ha ha ha
Bumpa

Huntington, MA

#73 Aug 1, 2009
Psst...the movie is being done because Mark Wahlberg always wanted to do a "fighter." Be glad it is all about a Lowell boy...there were plenty of other guys he could have done.

Since: May 08

Tucson, AZ

#74 Aug 7, 2009
Gary Boyle wrote:
I knew Mickey O'keeke when he fought in the golden gloves and was good! Mickey never forgot his roots. And agood guy to. Even when I use to be on the wrong side of the law Mickey always exstended his hand in friend ship. I wish him the best in this movie!
Hey Gary I thought you were going to FL
jimmy m

Lowell, MA

#75 Aug 8, 2009
the last thing important in lowell was high on crack st.im born in lowell.its nice that the world will be able to see heroes come from lowell as well.this shows people if you dont give up anythings possible.thanks micky,a true modern hero.
jimmy m

Lowell, MA

#76 Aug 8, 2009
the last thing important in lowell was high on crack st.im born in lowell.its nice that the world will be able to see heroes come from lowell as well.this shows ppeople if you dont give up anythings possible.thanks micky,a true modern heroe.
Dracut Resident

Dracut, MA

#77 Aug 8, 2009
to each their own wrote:
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I've never seen Mall Cop, everyone who saw it said it was dumb. Maybe you like dumb comedies, so in that case The Fighter probably wouldn't be for you anyway.
Mall Cop was great movie... it was at the cinema for almost a year..... great family movie...

That mickey ward thing i can't believe they are making a movie about there family who used DRUGS like there was no tomorrow.....

I won't pay to see it .. when it comes on HBO i will see it

MALL COP was shot at the Burlington Mall

if the movie sucked why was it at the cinema for a year.. and people could take all ages to the movie.. thats why it stayed so long

Plus i bought the movie at Walmart when it came on DVD just to mention that
Jackie

Land O Lakes, FL

#78 Mar 29, 2011
My Great Uncle was Ouchy McManus (my grandmother's brother). I just found this out from my Dad. Small world.
washington state couger

Spokane, WA

#79 Mar 30, 2011
i fought in the golden gloves when mickey o'keefe was fighting also.i remember seeing dicky eklund fight in the silver mittens.i trained at the P.A.L which was at the boys club.joe gregoire was the trainer at the time.ronald and raymond gregoire were also fighting in the golden gloves.this was probably 1966-67.anyone remember any golden gloves fighters who fought in 1964-68?
SLA FOR REAL

Howell, MI

#80 Apr 1, 2011
washington state couger wrote:
i fought in the golden gloves when mickey o'keefe was fighting also.i remember seeing dicky eklund fight in the silver mittens.i trained at the P.A.L which was at the boys club.joe gregoire was the trainer at the time.ronald and raymond gregoire were also fighting in the golden gloves.this was probably 1966-67.anyone remember any golden gloves fighters who fought in 1964-68?
i REMEMBER 1 GUY IN 1960,
me,
15 pound's 2 fights won the first , Lost the second ,
got 4 stiches over my right eye, Ref stopped the fight,

i never went back, Not because I was scared,
I WAS JUST TO PRETTY, TO GET MY FACE BANGED IN , lol.
SLA FOR REAL

Howell, MI

#81 Apr 1, 2011
That was 115 pounds sorry.
the acre

Land O Lakes, FL

#82 Oct 24, 2012
ask mike tilton who was the only kid he could not beat on the streets of the acre . they fought a half adozen times and mike lost evrey one
bingo

Virginia Beach, VA

#83 Dec 19, 2012
bigfoot was there too
bingo

Virginia Beach, VA

#84 Dec 19, 2012
washington state couger wrote:
i fought in the golden gloves when mickey o'keefe was fighting also.i remember seeing dicky eklund fight in the silver mittens.i trained at the P.A.L which was at the boys club.joe gregoire was the trainer at the time.ronald and raymond gregoire were also fighting in the golden gloves.this was probably 1966-67.anyone remember any golden gloves fighters who fought in 1964-68?
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