's nickname was actually spelled "Dickie" in real life. Eklund requested for it to be spelled "Dicky" in the film so that it would match Micky Ward
's name. After the release of the film, Eklund and his son, 'Dicky Eklund Jr' began using this spelling. See more
[during the press conference
In fact, we expected a much better fighter.
I'm just grateful to be here and have the opportunity. Thank you, guys, for the shot.
Shea, who DO you respect as a fighter, and who'd you like to fight next?
I plan on moving right through Micky Ward tomorrow, moving on to other great fighters, like Gatti. Yeah, I believe Gatti and I'd make a great match.
Written by Michael Hausman
, Robert Holmes, Aimee Mann
and Joseph Pesce
Performed by 'Til Tuesday
Courtesy of Epic Records
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