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Articles by author: Thomas Gerbasi(660 results)

Tevin Farmer: I'm Looking To Shock The World, Make Statements

Tevin Farmer: I'm Looking To Shock The World, Make Statements

By Thomas Gerbasi - This time last year, Tevin Farmer was facing an uncertain future. After a rollercoaster ride of a career, he finally found himself in a world title fight against Kenichi Ogawa on D...Read More

Braekhus: I Hope I Will Be Remembered For Opening Some Doors

Braekhus: I Hope I Will Be Remembered For Opening Some Doors

By Thomas Gerbasi - The challenges and adventures only seem to getting bigger and better for undisputed women’s welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus. So should we take it as a hint that she’s been s...Read More

"Tiger" - A Film About More Than Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - Pardeep Singh Nagra just wanted to fight. The practicing Sikh from Ontario didn’t ask for attention, didn’t want special treatment, just the opportunity to step through the ropes a...Read More

Michael Conlan Very Comfortable With The Pressures of Boxing

Michael Conlan Very Comfortable With The Pressures of Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - You’ve got to feel for Mick Conlan sometimes. Sure, he’s a rising star on the pro boxing landscape, a young man with the potential to one day rule the featherweight division and be...Read More

Hooker Warns: I Can Do Some Real Damage To Saucedo's Career!

Hooker Warns: I Can Do Some Real Damage To Saucedo's Career!

By Thomas Gerbasi - In 2018, Maurice Hooker won his first world title, and he will defend that title for the first time against fellow unbeaten Alex Saucedo this Friday night. But his toughest battle ...Read More

Bas Rutten Embraces The Art of Bare Knuckle Fighting

Mixed martial arts fans will know that when UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten was competing in Japan’s Pancrase promotion, he was knocking folks out with open-hand strikes, as closed fist strikes weren’t p...Read More

Chris Algieri: This is The Next Chapter of My Career

Chris Algieri: This is The Next Chapter of My Career

By Thomas Gerbasi - Chris Algieri knew he wasn’t done with boxing after his April 2016 loss to Errol Spence. “I think a lot of other people thought I was, but I always knew I was coming back,” the Lon...Read More

Alex Saucedo Motivated: I've Been Wanting To Prove Something

Alex Saucedo Motivated: I've Been Wanting To Prove Something

By Thomas Gerbasi - The morning after was rough for Alex Saucedo. Rough, yet glorious. “I was sore and happy the next morning,” said the 140-pound contender of the aftermath of his seventh-round stopp...Read More

Heather Hardy Aims To Make Statement in HBO Showcase

Heather Hardy Aims To Make Statement in HBO Showcase

By Thomas Gerbasi - Heather Hardy won’t lie. She’s had visions of being in the ring at Madison Square Garden’s Theater after Saturday’s rematch with Shelly Vincent and thought about how it will feel f...Read More

Farmer: I'm Still Learning on The Job Every Day, It's Just Scary

Farmer: I'm Still Learning on The Job Every Day, It's Just Scary

By Thomas Gerbasi - Given the twists and turns Tevin Farmer has navigated throughout his life, it’s hard to believe that he’s only 28 years old. It’s difficult for him to fathom as well. “It’s crazy,”...Read More

Terence Crawford Aims For a Showcase Win Over Benavidez

Terence Crawford Aims For a Showcase Win Over Benavidez

By Thomas Gerbasi - Jose Benavidez Jr. is a good fighter. A 27-0 record that includes 18 knockouts doesn’t usually lie, even if it can fib a little at times. But there is no indication that he will en...Read More

The Worst Job in Boxing

The Worst Job in Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s the most thankless job in the hardest game. If you do it well, you do so in relative obscurity. Sure, the insiders know who you are and rely on your expertise while the diehar...Read More

Vinny Maddalone Reflects: I Was Always One Fight Away

Vinny Maddalone Reflects: I Was Always One Fight Away

By Thomas Gerbasi - Vinny Maddalone has always been one of the good guys of the boxing world. That being said, I have to warn him that on Thursday, the night of his official retirement dinner / roast ...Read More

James Wilkins' Big Moment Has Arrived in ShoBox Debut

If all goes well in James Wilkins’ ShoBox debut against fellow unbeaten Misael Lopez, a bout that follows the Showtime premiere of the “Cradle of Champions” documentary that he stars in, life is going...Read More

DAZN, The New Kid On The Block,  Ready For Boxing Kickoff

DAZN, The New Kid On The Block, Ready For Boxing Kickoff

By Thomas Gerbasi - Like it or not, it’s a brand new world when it comes to the broadcasting of boxing. And yes, it will cost you. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as there will be more content...Read More

De La Hoya Details Golden Boy's Future, The Business of Boxing

De La Hoya Details Golden Boy's Future, The Business of Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s been nearly ten years since Oscar De La Hoya last stepped into the ring as an active fighter against Manny Pacquiao, enough time to continue his transition into life as a prom...Read More

Clayton Laurent Jr. Hungers To Reach Heavyweight Title Goal

Middleweight great Marvin Hagler famously said that it’s tough to get up and do roadwork in the morning when you’re sleeping in silk pajamas. In the case of Clayton Laurent Jr., it has to be difficult...Read More

Amanda Serrano Motivated To Secure Sixth Title By Knockout

Take a look at Amanda Serrano’s social media accounts over the last year and there have been a lot of armbars and chokes, kicks and knees, but precious little punching. “I’ve been doing it,” she laugh...Read More

Tom Loeffler Reflects on His Long Journey in Boxing

Tom Loeffler Reflects on His Long Journey in Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - It’s the semi-calm before the storm and Tom Loeffler is gearing up for a couple weeks that include Saturday’s Superfly 3 show, an ESPN headliner between his fighter - Ruslan Madiev...Read More

Neeco Macias Treats Every Fight Like It's His Biggest Fight

Neeco Macias Treats Every Fight Like It's His Biggest Fight

By Thomas Gerbasi - You can’t miss the smile on the face of Neeco Macias. It would be impossible to, considering that it’s there practically all the time. And in the business of boxing, that’s a notab...Read More

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