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Articles by author: Thomas Gerbasi(625 results)

Joe Gallagher: Once You Get The Boxing Bug - Your Life is Over!

Joe Gallagher: Once You Get The Boxing Bug - Your Life is Over!

By Thomas Gerbasi - Joe Gallagher never had a chance. “My life has never been my own,” he laughs. “Once you get the boxing bug, that’s it, your life is over.” It bit the Manchester native early, and h...Read More

Mike Lee: I Know I'm Getting Better and Better Every Fight

As Mike Lee approaches tonight’s bout with Jose Hernandez at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the light heavyweight contender is finally able to start talking about a future that could include a world titl...Read More

Jeff Horn: This is The Fight That Will Silence All The Critics

Jeff Horn: This is The Fight That Will Silence All The Critics

By Thomas Gerbasi - Glenn Rushton says the same thing to Jeff Horn just before it’s time for them to make the walk to the ring for the next battle. “We're here because we want to be here. No one's for...Read More

Joey Alday - You Have To Be a Fighter, Businessman & Stay Hungry

Joey Alday Jr. watches his four-year-old son LJ and he sees himself, recalling the age when his own father put the gloves on him for the first time. But if the middleweight prospect has his way, LJ wi...Read More

Title Bout II - Resurrecting a Classic

Title Bout II - Resurrecting a Classic

By Thomas Gerbasi - For those of a certain age, playing a boxing game as a kid bore little resemblance to what is available these days. Let’s put it this way. In 1983, the ColecoVision game Rocky Supe...Read More

Bobby Gunn Continues Run on Big Bare Knuckle Fight Card

Bobby Gunn Continues Run on Big Bare Knuckle Fight Card

By Thomas Gerbasi - Ricco Rodriguez has been here before. As a former UFC heavyweight champion who ruled his division before network deals, international expansion and major mainstream exposure, Rodri...Read More

Gary Russell, Joseph Diaz Express Deep Confidence of Victory

Gary Russell, Joseph Diaz Express Deep Confidence of Victory

By Thomas Gerbasi - The squeaky wheel is the one that gets oiled. Joseph Diaz Jr. is no squeaky wheel. And it may be why that the best featherweight matchup this side of next month’s Leo Santa Cruz vs...Read More

Linares: Lomachenko Knows What He's in For, I'm Not Ordinary

Linares: Lomachenko Knows What He's in For, I'm Not Ordinary

By Thomas Gerbasi - A fighter can lie to the world. He can’t lie to himself. Jorge Linares knows that now, but the way the WBA lightweight champion feels heading into his Saturday bout with Vasyl Loma...Read More

George Kambosos Ready To Make a Big Splash in United States

There’s a fine line between confident and cocky. Unbeaten lightweight up and comer George Kambosos Jr. walks it as brilliantly as a 24-year-old intent on taking over the world can....Read More

Reis Aims To Make Her Own History By Shocking Cecilia Braekhus

Reis Aims To Make Her Own History By Shocking Cecilia Braekhus

By Thomas Gerbasi - It might be bad form to ask about the aftermath of a fight before that fight happens, but in the case of this Saturday’s Cecilia Braekhus vs Kali Reis welterweight title bout, it’s...Read More

Jarrell Miller Dominates Johann Duhaupas For Decision Win

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In heavyweight bout, Jarrell Miller (21-0-1, 18 KOs) won a lopsided twelve round unanimous decision over Johann Duhaupas (37-5, 24 KOs). The scores were 119-109, ...Read More

Katie Taylor Decisions Victoria Bustos To Unify WBA, IBF titles

Barclays Center, Brooklyn - Dominant throughout, 2012 Olympic gold medalist and WBA lightweight champion Katie Taylor added another world title belt to her collection, scoring a lopsided 10-round deci...Read More

Daniel Jacobs vs. Sulecki - LIVE Results From Barclays

Mexico'?s Angel Sarinara got the night at Barclays Center started with an upset, as he went over the .500 mark by handing Brooklyn-based Kazakhstan junior welterweight Dimash Niyazov his first pro los...Read More

Jacobs Reflects on Charlo Confrontation, Building Superstar Run

Jacobs Reflects on Charlo Confrontation, Building Superstar Run

By Thomas Gerbasi - Daniel Jacobs was just a kid. That was the first thought when looking at the Instagram video posted by Gary Stark Jr. in March. The now retired super bantamweight was coming off a ...Read More

Josue Vargas Looks To Build Road To a World Title in New York

Josue Vargas is back home, this time he hopes to stay. “I’m planning on staying in New York,” said the Bronx junior welterweight, who fights Victor Vazquez this Saturday in Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre. “...Read More

Max Ornelas: I'll Do Whatever it Takes To Be a World Champion

All it takes is a couple minutes on the phone with Max Ornelas to know that the unbeaten bantamweight is a fighter who prefers to let his fists do the talking. Regardless, I ask him if he tries to sta...Read More

Hardy: I Never Left Boxing, I Wanted To Be a Two-Sport Athlete

Hardy: I Never Left Boxing, I Wanted To Be a Two-Sport Athlete

By Thomas Gerbasi - Heather Hardy’s return to boxing after three mixed martial arts bouts isn’t like Michael Corleone getting dragged back into the family business in The Godfather III, but it’s close...Read More

Ruben Villa: I Feel Like My Time is Kicking in Right Now

As the story goes, Ruben Villa got a trip to the boxing gym with his father for his fifth birthday. No bike, no toys? “I guess not,” Villa laughs. “I guess I was too hyper for all that.” Fifteen years...Read More

Burt Young Reflects on 'Rocky' Series, Career, 'Paulie' Character

Burt Young Reflects on 'Rocky' Series, Career, 'Paulie' Character

By Thomas Gerbasi - Several films into a budding acting career, Burt Young probably thought he was done with boxing when he was approached about appearing in a low-budget production about a club fight...Read More

Cristian Cangelosi – Coming to America

Cristian Cangelosi has learned a lot from former two-division world champion Paul Malignaggi in the time they’ve known each other. But did he learn the most important lesson of the fight game, to not ...Read More

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