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Gatti continues to leave bloody past behind

Originally Published: January 29, 2005
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

He may have boxed more than brawled, but in the end, Arturo Gatti kept a packed house at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall happy Saturday night with a fifth-round knockout of veteran "Jesse" James Leija to successfully defend his WBC super-lightweight title.

"They have no choice but to buy a ticket now because they don't know what they're gonna see," Gatti said.

With the win, Gatti, 32, removed most obstacles from a proposed showdown on June 11 with Floyd Mayweather Jr., though ...

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