Matt Ward

Matt Ward - "The Voice of The Weigh-In"

Matt Ward (MW) is the founder of The Weigh-In: Your Home for Combat Sports. His voice can be heard on a number of the website's podcast episodes. He is an award-winning historian and journalist, who is the author of several articles in publications such as, The United States Army Official WebsiteThe Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, PhilaPlace.orgThe Picatinny Voice newspaper, Philly Boxing History, the Journal of the American Revolution, the International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO) Quarterly Journal,, Atlas Obscura and Patch

You can check out his history related blog posts and podcast episodes on The Matt Ward History Experience

Outside of the world of boxing, Matt graduated from Arizona State University in 2007 with a B.A. in History and Culture, and Rutgers University in 2018 with an M.A. in History. He worked in financial services for over seven years and serves as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. He is also an Army veteran who served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2010 to 2011. 

George Foreman and Matt Ward


  1. Dear Matt--I live in Matawan and read your great article on Atlas Obscura. Thanks for sharing.I already knew the building but didn't visit inside. In that times the people were educated,not anymore around here,unfortunately.Regards, Alex

    1. Thank you very much for your kind words, Alex! As a Matawan resident, you may also be interested in my stories on the Matawan-Aberdeen Patch.

      -Matt Ward