Friday, May 19, 2006

Get in the ring | by Pat

A reminder that Tom Zbikowski's last amatuer bout will be tomorrow at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. With his pro debut just three weeks away, this will be his final tune-up fight. The whole event is designed to raise money for cystic-fibrosis research. Follow the link for times and ticket prices.

Following up on the boxing angle, Sports Illustrated put out a lengthy article today on the Irish safety and his boxing career. Starting with how Tommy got his start in the ring to his amatuer career to working with Weis to get the ok for his Madison Square Garden fight, it's a pretty comprehensive article. Check it out.