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Articles by author: Thomas Gerbasi(564 results)

Mike Lee Going For '20' - I'll Do Whatever it Takes To Win

Mike Lee wasn’t paying particular attention to the numbers in his win column, but when his Friday fight with Aaron Quattrocchi was dubbed by promoters as “Going for 20-0,” he had to at least acknowled...Read More

Monroe Brings 'No-Quit' Mentality For Saunders Title Challenge

Monroe Brings 'No-Quit' Mentality For Saunders Title Challenge

By Thomas Gerbasi - Willie Monroe Jr. is in that “other” middleweight title fight this weekend, far away from Las Vegas, where Gennady Golovkin and “Canelo” Alvarez will have the boxing world watching...Read More

Sor Rungvisai Feels No Pressure This Time, Vows Better Showing

Sor Rungvisai Feels No Pressure This Time, Vows Better Showing

By Thomas Gerbasi - When it comes to the story of Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, one of the lasting touchstones is the time when the future WBC super flyweight champion walked 60 miles to Bangkok in search o...Read More

Joe Pastore Regains His Love For Boxing, Grooms The Future

Joe Pastore Regains His Love For Boxing, Grooms The Future

By Thomas Gerbasi - Joe Pastore never left boxing. He still held on, refusing to leave a mistress that treated him poorly. And while he wasn’t satisfied, he was at least content, working with former w...Read More

Charles Conwell Focused on Accomplishing Big Things in Career

As one of nine children, this may sound cliché, but Charles Conwell had to learn how to fight. “I was the second youngest, so I got picked on a lot,” he said with a chuckle. But after taking the neces...Read More

Cunningham: I'm Prepared To Do Whatever To Get The Job Done

Cunningham: I'm Prepared To Do Whatever To Get The Job Done

By Thomas Gerbasi - Steve Cunningham is one of boxing’s good guys. He always has been. But he’s also human, so it can irk him at times when a consistent theme in interviews is his age. “I understand w...Read More

Shakur Stevenson: I Plan on Taking Over The Sport of Boxing

Lincoln, Nebraska is a long way from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but Shakur Stevenson doesn’t mind. A year ago, he was chasing a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics. Today, he’s chasing gold of a different so...Read More

Bryant Jennings Embraces Return: It’s Definitely Back To Business

Bryant Jennings Embraces Return: It’s Definitely Back To Business

By Thomas Gerbasi - On the verge of competing in his first bout in 20 months this Saturday, Bryant Jennings admits that the time off did him good. Not that he wanted nearly two years off. “I didn’t ne...Read More

Eig Discusses The Journey, Motivation For Muhammad Ali: A Life

Eig Discusses The Journey, Motivation For Muhammad Ali: A Life

By Thomas Gerbasi - There are easier assignments than taking on a biography of a man who has probably had more words written about him than any other in the last hundred years, at least in sports, and...Read More

Antonio Nieves on Naoya Inoue: This is a Life-Changing Fight

Antonio Nieves on Naoya Inoue: This is a Life-Changing Fight

By Thomas Gerbasi - In just 13 pro fights, WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue has lived up to his nickname “Monster.” But his next opponent, Cleveland’s Antonio Nieves, isn’t losing any sleep th...Read More

Jarrell Miller Hungers To KO Washington Quicker Than Wilder Did

Jarrell Miller Hungers To KO Washington Quicker Than Wilder Did

By Thomas Gerbasi - This wouldn’t be the case for everyone, but it’s almost fitting that Jarrell Miller wants to do an interview at 11pm on the Monday of fight week. “The main thing is relaxing,” he l...Read More

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

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