Currently the Senior Editor for and Editorial Director for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Thomas Gerbasi has covered combat sports for various publications for over a decade. An award-winning member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, his work has also appeared in The Independent,,, MSNCanada, Inked, and KING magazine. The author of four books, his amateur boxing record was 0-1. He can be reached at tgerbasi.

On Saturday night, the 48-year-old will face an unbeaten champion 20 years his junior as he tries to beat his own record as the oldest boxing champion in history.