Yuriorkis Gamboa Boxing News

Why did Top Rank kill Garcia-Gamboa fight

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: I read Top Rank Promoter Bob Arum’s comments about matching rising featherweight star Mickey Garcia and Cuban Yurioskis Gamboa. There are two sides to this coin and let’s starts with heads. Gamboa was set to fight Brandon Rios in 2012. Gamboa reneged on the contract that was signed because he […]

Arum says no to Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Mikey Garcia fight

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has shut down any chance of having his fighter Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) face unbeaten Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) in the near future. Arum doesn’t want to let the Mikey-Gamboa fight take place because Gamboa walked out on a fight against one of Arum’s […]

Arum says Mikey Garcia – Yuriorkis Gamboa fight depends on HBO putting up the money

By Dan Ambrose: If the proposed May 17th fight between interim WBA lightweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) and unbeaten former two division world champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) is going to happen it’ll depend on if HBO can come up with the money to make it take place, says Mikey’s promoter Bob […]

Gamboa thinks Rios is trying to take attention away from Mikey

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa thinks that Brandon Rios is purposely trying to insert himself into his attempt to get a fight against his stable-mate WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia. Gamboa wants to fight Mikey, and expose him to be a flawed fighter not in his class. But Gamboa is […]

Mikey Garcia vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa in the works for May 17th, says Arum

By Chris Williams: WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) could be on the verge of facing his first real test of his career in Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s). According to Steve Kim, Bob Arum of Top Rank is looking to put together a fight between Mikey and Gamboa for May 17th […]

Rios to Gamboa: You can come out of your hole

1 2 bam bam coming for u 3 4 come out your hole pic.twitter.com/G4UmHogARw — Bam Bam Brandon Rios (@Brandon_Rios1) January 21, 2014 By Chris Williams: Despite the talk of Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) as a possible opponent for Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) next, Brandon Rios is still taking shots at Gamboa on […]

Gamboa: They were booing at the Garden and I wasn’t the one being booed

Thanks TV Azteca for the Opportunity to interview me and give me a voice. pic.twitter.com/zYHas4Tf64 — Yuriorkis Gamboa (@gamboa) January 26, 2014 By Dan Ambrose: WBA interim lightweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa was at hand last night to witness WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia’s poor performance in putting the Madison Square Garden fans asleep with […]

Mikey Garcia willing to negotiate fight with Yuriorkis Gamboa

By Chris Williams: Getting booed from start to finish, WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO’s) did what he had to do for him to beat Juan Carlos Burgos (30-2-2, 20 KO’s) tonight by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Madison Square Garden Theater, in New York, New York, USA. There weren’t […]

Robert Garcia: Gamboa will never get a shot at Mikey or Rios

By Chris Williams: Trainer Robert Garcia has ruled out Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) getting a shot at WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia and Brandon Rios. Robert says he doesn’t want to let Gamboa fight Mikey or Rios because of Gamboa walking away from a fight with Rios two years ago, leaving him in […]

Brandon Rios wants Gamboa next at 140

By Chris Williams: After having been embarrassed by Manny Pacquiao and reduced to little more than a punching bag for him, Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) is now calling out lightweight Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) in hopes of getting a fight with him. Gamboa, 32, has been trying to get Rios’ gym mate WBO […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa added to list of possible Pacquiao opponents

By Chris Williams: Former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) has been added to the list of potential opponents for Manny Pacquiao’s next fight on April 12th, according to the Manila Standard. This is a further sign that things are not going well with the negotiations between Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and […]

Mikey Garcia wants Yuriorkis Gamboa next

By Dan Ambrose: Newly crowned WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KO’s) is targeting interim WBA lightweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) next following Mikey’s 8th round KO win over WBO super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (27-2-2, 16 KO’s) last Saturday night at the American Bank Center, in Corpus Christi, Texas. […]

Javier Fortuna targeting Yuriorkis Gamboa

Former interim World Boxing Association (WBA) Featherweight Champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) says after destroying his next opponent, Cuban featherweight Luis “La Estrella” Franco (11-1, 7 KOs), he would consider moving up in weight and setting his sights on another Cuban fighter, Yuriorkis Gamboa.

Terence Crawford – Yuriorkis Gamboa possible for October 5th

By Allan Fox: A fight between undefeated lightweights Terence Crawford (21-0, 16 KO’s) and Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO’s) is in the works for October 5th, says Dan Rafael of ESPN. The idea is to have the Crawford-Gamboa fight as the co-feature on the proposed Miguel Cotto vs. Devlin Rodriguez card at the Amway Center […]

Stevenson destroys Dawson; Gamboa decisions Perez

By Jim Dower: WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (31-3, 17 KO’s) made the mistake of coming out aggressive tonight against the hard hitting Adonis Stevenson (21-1, 18 KO’s) and it cost him big time by Dawson getting knocked out by a single left hand from Stevenson in the 1st round at the Bell Centre […]

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