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Articles by author: Thomas Gerbasi(578 results)

Ishe Smith: I Defied The Odds Before, I've Done it My Way

Ishe Smith: I Defied The Odds Before, I've Done it My Way

By Thomas Gerbasi - Ishe Smith will never be remembered for putting on blood and guts wars like Arturo Gatti and his friend Diego Corrales, but over 17 years in professional boxing, he’s earned the ti...Read More

Cletus Seldin on His Love For Hard Work, Exercise and Funko Pop

Ace publicist Bernie Bahrmasel has probably heard it all over the course of his duties in the boxing world. What likely never showed up in an interview was a 10-minute discussion of toys, but that was...Read More

Charles Conwell Ready For ShoBox Debut: I Know What I Can Do

2016 U.S. Olympian Charles Conwell usually focuses on modern boxers when doing a deep YouTube dive for some out of the gym studying. But he does reel off some familiar names when discussing the old sc...Read More

Mike Reed on Jose Ramirez: This is The Fight When I Arrive

Mike Reed on Jose Ramirez: This is The Fight When I Arrive

By Thomas Gerbasi - It was a slip of the tongue, or maybe it wasn’t. As Mike Reed discussed his Saturday bout with fellow unbeaten Jose Ramirez, he made a brief factual error. “You’ve got two top pros...Read More

Ronald Ellis Fully Recovered, Motivated To Make a Serious Run

Family and friends in Lynn, Massachusetts will see Ronald Ellis around the holidays this year. But other than that, the super middleweight prospect isn’t leaving Southern California anytime soon. “The...Read More

Five Years Later, A Sport Grows in Brooklyn

Five Years Later, A Sport Grows in Brooklyn

By Thomas Gerbasi - Brett Yormark is a confident man. Someone doesn’t get to where he has as CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment without that trait. But as he watched the first boxing event at Barc...Read More

Matt Remillard: Everything is Starting To Come Together

Matt Remillard: Everything is Starting To Come Together

By Thomas Gerbasi - The mantra in the gym is simple, but it means everything to Matt Remillard. “It’s ‘Unfinished Business,’” he said. “It’s something we really stand for as a team, and that’s coming ...Read More

'Boxing Kings' Details When Americans Ruled at Heavyweight

By Thomas Gerbasi - Paul Beston insists that he didn’t write his book, The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring, to make us all feel bad that there is no Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, Ja...Read More

Jermell Charlo Crushes Erickson Lubin - Knockout in One!

Jermell Charlo Crushes Erickson Lubin - Knockout in One!

By Thomas Gerbasi - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - What began as a war of nerves between junior middleweights Jermell Charlo and Erickson Lubin ended suddenly in Barclays Center Saturday night,...Read More

Showtime Tripleheader - LIVE Results From Barclays Center

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - Unbeaten heavyweight George Arias passed a gut check in his bout with Mario Heredia, as he rose from the canvas to stop an opponent that outweighed him by 59 poun...Read More

Cindy Serrano Aims To Put on a Show in Barclays Debut

Cindy Serrano Aims To Put on a Show in Barclays Debut

By Thomas Gerbasi - As Cindy Serrano approaches her Saturday bout with Edina Kiss, the focus may be less on Serrano’s Barclays Center debut, and more on why the Serrano sisters apparently have it out ...Read More

Trout Very Motivated To Crash Hurd's Planned Coming Out Party

Trout Very Motivated To Crash Hurd's Planned Coming Out Party

By Thomas Gerbasi - Austin Trout didn’t mind being one of the elder statesmen on the dais during the press conference to announce his Oct. 14 bout with Jarrett Hurd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Amo...Read More

Erickson Lubin: I'm Ready To Be Great, I Want To Unify 154

Erickson Lubin: I'm Ready To Be Great, I Want To Unify 154

By Thomas Gerbasi - Erickson Lubin is a cool customer, the kind of fighter you won’t catch giving away his intentions with his eyes or demeanor. That alone makes him a tough puzzle to crack. Add in th...Read More

Jesse Hart: I've Been Waiting Patiently To Become a Superstar

Jesse Hart: I've Been Waiting Patiently To Become a Superstar

By Thomas Gerbasi - Eugene “Cyclone” Hart made it to 22-0 with 1 NC before he suffered the first pro loss of his career against Nate Collins in 1972. Then things got interesting, as the Philadelphia m...Read More

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

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