Ravens' Zbikowski to carry 3-0 mark into ring against Warner

Tom Zbikowski is set to step back into the boxing ring for his fourth professional bout later this month.

*The Baltimore Sun* reported Monday that the Ravens safety will fight 33-year-old cruiserweight Blake Warner on April 23 at WinStar Casino in Thackerville, Okla.

Zbikowski scored a unanimous decision over Caleb "True Grit" Grummet on March 26 in Atlantic City, N.J., to improve his record to 3-0. It was the steepest challenge yet for the 5-foot-11, 215-pound cruiserweight, who scored first-round technical knockouts in his previous two bouts.

After his four-round fight against Warner (1-2), who hasn't fought in eight months, Zbikowski is scheduled to fight in Cabazon, Calif. on May 21, and again on June 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Zbikowski, who has yet to sign his contract with the Ravens as a restricted free agent, could become an unrestricted free agent in 2012, depending on the new collective bargaining agreement.

The three-year NFL veteran has the support of Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, who called Zbikowski's exploits in the ring "awesome."

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