Yuriorkis Gamboa Boxing News
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader airs live from Montreal’s Bell Centre at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The opening bout features the return of Yuriorkis Gamboa as he takes on Darleys Perez in a scheduled 12-round fight in the lightweight division.
Orange, CA (June 5, 2013) – Colombia’s Darley Perez (28-0, 19 KOs) arrived in Canada yesterday for his upcoming showdown against Cuba’s Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0, 16 KOs) that will take place this Saturday, June 8. The battle for the interim WBA lightweight title will take place at the Belle Center in Montreal, Canada and will […]