Okay Ravens fans, this is not about the NFL ‘lockout,’ rather, this is about a ‘knockout.’ Baltimore Ravens Tom Zbikowski is making it interesting this offseason. The Ravens safety has been boxing since the age of 10, and compiled an amateur record of 75-15.
Introduced in the boxing ring as “Tommy Z,” Zbikowski fought his second professional fight this past Saturday. As reported by National Football Post,
“Zbikowski scored an easy technical knockout of Richard Bryant despite being outweighed by roughly 30 pounds, winning the fight in the first round at MGM Grand at Las Vegas. It only took one minute and 45 seconds for Zbikowski to take care of business, earning a $50,000 payday for less than one round of work as he improved to 2-0 for his career. Fighting at 193 pounds, Zbikowski punished the 225-pound Bryant as he knocked him down with a powerful left to the body to put him away.”
A few of Zbikowski’s teammates were in attendance, including Ed Reed, Domonique Foxworth, Chris Carr, Lardarius Webb, Haruki Nakamura and Paul Kruger.
Zbikowski is expected to fight again later this month. Technically he is not under contract with the Ravens, so he can pursue his boxing career.