Episode 17: Arturo "Thunder" Gatti

This episode is a tribute to the late, great Arturo "Thunder" Gatti, one of the greatest entertainers in boxing history. Known throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s as "Blood and Guts", "Rocky" and "Thunder" for his incredible resilience and devastating left hook. 


Gatti's fighting style represented everything that is great about boxing and was a throwback to the golden age of the Sweet Science.


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Our host, Casey Callanan, explains why Gatti is an important figure in boxing history and is perhaps his favorite boxer of all-time.

 

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