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HBO Will Air Clips of Tommy Z's Fight on Gamboa-Solis

Highlights from B altimore R avens safety Tommy "Tommy Z" Zbikowski's fight on the non-televised undercard of Saturday's Yuriorkis Gamboa-Jorge Solis world featherweight championship fight, in Atlantic City, will be shown by HBO on "Boxing After Dark," beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).  This will mark Tommy Z's first fight with Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward working his cormer.

Tommy Z (2-0, 2 KOs), a former star defensive back and team captain for the University of Notre Dame, is also a former Chicago Golden Gloves finalist.  He was forced to withdraw from the championship final due to a family emergency.  His amateur record was 75-15.  He returns to the ring fresh from a first-round knockout of heavyweight Richard Bryant (1-3, 1 KO), which was televised live on pay-per-view from the MGM Grand, March 12, as part of the Miguel Cotto-Ricardo Mayorga WBA super welterweight championship event.  Tommy Z's opponent on Saturday will be undefeated Caleb Grummet (0-0-1) of Holland, Mich.    

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by menan on 03-24-2011

I prefer Jorge DIAZ VS TEON KENNEDY clips

Comment by the mesiah on 03-24-2011

interesting to finally see tommy z with steward, they met each other since tommy was a kid and he was actually into boxing first before football. he is fighting at cruiser weight ,less than 200 lbs, even though he fought…

Comment by mrpain81 on 03-24-2011

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;10279831]See, it's true that all of America's good heavyweights are in the NFL.[/QUOTE] [I]Did you even see his fight? Tommy Z is hot garbage.[/I]

Comment by Forza on 03-24-2011

^ Tommy Z has been boxing as long as he played football, just didn't go pro for a long time. Also there are not many HW's that " devoted " their lives to boxing

Comment by StrangerInTown on 03-24-2011

So Tommy Z is going to get an HBO mention? There are pros out there who have devoted their lives to this 'sport' and cannot get a five second ESPN name drop. But an NFL dude with no record to…

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