Born: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Richard "Dicky" Eklund Jr. (born May 3rd, 1957) is an American former professional boxer in the Welterweight division. A former New England Welterweight Champion, Eklund was known as "The Pride of Lowell". He is the half-brother and former trainer of former WBU World Champion Micky Ward. The 2010 biopic The Fighter is based on the two brothers' fall and rise to the boxing title.
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