Arturo Gatti vs Micky Ward – first fight, round 9.
This much-discussed round, of a highly praised fight, pits Arturo Gatti against Micky Ward. With both men taking unbelievable punishment, and neither refusing to give up, it has been called “The Round of the Century” in the “Fight of the Century.”
After sustaining a series of punishing blows, Gatti came back – after the break – to impressively finish the tenth round.
Micky Ward won this first fight of the Ward-Gatti trilogy.