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Articles by author: Thomas Gerbasi(553 results)

Chocolatito Has Deep Belief That Rematch Will Be Different

Chocolatito Has Deep Belief That Rematch Will Be Different

By Thomas Gerbasi - The resume of Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez ensures that he will never have to resort to trash talk or hyperbole to promote a fight. But if anything was needed to sell his September...Read More

Omar Figueroa Drops Robert Guerrero Five Times, TKO in Three

NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York -In a battle of former world champions who were coming back from long layoffs, Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (27-0-1, 19 KOs) dropped Rob...Read More

Marcus Browne Destroys Seanie Monaghan in Two Rounds

NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York - Long Island's Seanie Monaghan waited a long time for his big fight on the world stage, but it didn't pan out the way he hoped, as f...Read More

Adam Kownacki Batters, Stops Artur Szpilka in Four Rounds

NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York - In a battle of Polish heavyweight contenders, Adam Kownacki (16-0, 13 KOs) got the biggest win of his career with a fourth round st...Read More

Jamal James Decisions Jo Jo Dan Over Ten Rounds

Mexico's Fidel Monterrosa upset the Long Island fans in the junior middleweight opener, spoiling the homecoming of local favorite Tommy Rainone via unanimous decision. Scores for Monterrosa in an ugly...Read More

Seanie Monaghan Hungry To Raise His Stock in Browne Fight

Seanie Monaghan isn’t smiling yet. Sure, he managed a slight grin when meeting Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana during a press stop earlier this week, but as far as an ear to ear, blinding smile o...Read More

Kenneth Sims Aims To Win Big To Repay His Loyal Supporters

Kenneth Sims Jr. may not have known how good a boxer he was as he compiled win after win on the amateur circuit, but soon, the hardware told the tale, as he began to win too many trophies to keep at h...Read More

Omar Figueroa Still Aims To Capture World Title at 140

In the city of Weslaco, Texas, a place populated by less than 40,000 people, Omar Figueroa was able to get away in peace. As he healed the injuries that kept him away from the ring since December 2015...Read More

Kownacki Hopes To Eliminate Szpilka Quicker Than Wilder Did

With just 15 pro bouts to his name, Adam Kownacki has some wondering if he’s ready for an opponent whose last fight was for the WBC heavyweight championship. Brooklyn’s Kownacki is not one of those sk...Read More

Robert Guerrero: I Know I Can Do A lot More at Welterweight

It’s almost hard to believe that after winning several world titles, fighting the best of the best in multiple weight classes and engaging in one memorable battle after another, Robert Guerrero is sti...Read More

Horn: After First Few Rounds, I Knew I Could Beat Pacquiao

Horn: After First Few Rounds, I Knew I Could Beat Pacquiao

By Thomas Gerbasi - The Peter Wallis photo in The Courier Mail said even more than 12 rounds with Manny Pacquiao did about what Jeff Horn fights for. Fresh from a July 2 win over the Filipino icon tha...Read More

Joe Smith: I'm on a Quest, I Want To Fight The Best Guys

Joe Smith: I'm on a Quest, I Want To Fight The Best Guys

By Thomas Gerbasi - Way before Joe Smith Jr. became a light heavyweight contender by knocking out Andrzej Fonfara in a single round and then halting Bernard Hopkins in eight rounds, his trainer, Jerry...Read More

Ryan Martin: Time To Prove That I'm a Real Deal Fighter

Ryan Martin: Time To Prove That I'm a Real Deal Fighter

By Thomas Gerbasi - Whether it’s Ohio or Tennessee, the two states Ryan Martin has called home over the course of his 24 years on this Earth, the lightweight prospect doesn’t subscribe to the notion t...Read More

Mike Jimenez Inspired By Joe Smith, Aims To Do Big Things

Mike Jimenez Inspired By Joe Smith, Aims To Do Big Things

By Thomas Gerbasi - A win over Aaron Pryor Jr. in their Friday rematch won’t get Mike Jimenez a super middleweight title shot, but it’s a move in the right direction for the Chicago native. That’s oka...Read More

Luis Arias Has Future Mapped Out - Aims For Canelo or Golovkin

Luis Arias Has Future Mapped Out - Aims For Canelo or Golovkin

By Thomas Gerbasi - As Luis Arias prepares for his bout with Arif Magomedov, things couldn’t be going better in his boxing career. The 27-year-old is unbeaten, ranked in the top 15 of the IBF thanks t...Read More

Daniel Franco: I'm Not Invincible, You Have To Move Forward

Daniel Franco: I'm Not Invincible, You Have To Move Forward

By Thomas Gerbasi - As Daniel Franco dusted himself off from his first pro loss against Christopher Martin in March, there were no tears, no busted lockers, no plans to lock himself up in a dark room ...Read More

Braekhus Hopes Next Fight Takes Women's Boxing To Next Level

There is no dingy gym, no broken down rings or sketchy neighborhoods to walk through in Torrevieja, Spain for Cecilia Braekhus as she prepares for her Friday bout against Erica Farias. Call it the per...Read More

Dmitry Bivol Has Big Goals, Motivated To Show His Best

Dmitry Bivol Has Big Goals, Motivated To Show His Best

By Thomas Gerbasi - If Kyrgyzstan native Dmitry Bivol was looking for a way to truly introduce himself to the world in his fourth fight in the United States, the interim WBA light heavyweight champion...Read More

Tony Mosco – The Story of a Heavyweight Who Went Viral

It was one of the endless videos that hit a Facebook news feed on any given day, but when the title of a particular clip is “WORST BOXER EVER!!!!” it’s impossible to pass it by. Upon hitting play, it’...Read More

Chris Shiflett – A Foo Fighter's Love Affair with Boxing

Chris Shiflett – A Foo Fighter's Love Affair with Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - All it took was one boxing class, and Chris Shiflett was hooked. But once the solo artist and guitarist for the Foo Fighters was in, just working out wasn’t enough. “I loved the wo...Read More

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