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News: Briedis, Russell Jr-Escandon & Gamboa-Castellanos

By Jim Dower: Marcos Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) is back in his native Latvia following his impressive 12 round unanimous decision win over former WBO champion Marco Huck (40-4-1, 27 KOs) in winning the WBC cruiserweight title last Saturday night on April 1 in Dortmund, Germany. Briedis beat Huck to win the vacant WBC cruiserweight […]

Gamboa vs Castellanos on May 5

On Friday, May 5, one day before the mega-fight between Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. goes down in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions will throw a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Fans will get a full afternoon and evening of activity starting with the Official Canelo vs. Chavez, […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa confirmed for Box Fan Expo on May 6

2-Time world champion and Olympic Gold Medal winner, Yuriorkis Gamboa has confirmed that he will appear and have a booth to Meet & Greet his fans at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 3rd edition of Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday May 6, 2017 during Cinco De Mayo weekend. The Boxing […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Rene Alvarado – Results

By Jim Dower: Former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (26-1, 17 KOs) had to get up off the deck to defeat 28-year-old journeyman Rene Alvarado (24-8, 16 KOs) by a 10 round unanimous decision on Saturday night on HBO Boxing After Dark at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. The judges […]

Lemieux-Stevens, Gamboa-Alvarado & Culcay-Andrade predictions

By Harry Rowland: This should be an exciting matchup with two come-forward punchers going head to head. This contest is not a title eliminator of any kind but is a crossroads fight. The winner aiming to stay relevant as a middleweight contender. Both fighters are slightly past their best but both still hungry to fulfil […]

Lemieux vs. Stevens & Gamboa vs. Alvarado this Saturday

HBO BOXING AFTER DARK presents a nonstop doubleheader of hot ring action when DAVID LEMIEUX VS. CURTIS STEVENS AND YURIORKIS GAMBOA VS. RENE ALVARADO is seen SATURDAY, MARCH 11 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) from the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available […]

Golden Boy signs Yuriorkis Gamboa

Building on its record of signing and promoting the best of the best, Golden Boy Promotions – in association with ZR Entertainment — today announced a multi-fight deal with former three-division world champion and Olympic Gold medalist Yuriokis “El Ciclón de Guantánamo” Gamboa (25-1, 17 KOs). The Cuban standout, who has defeated a who’s who […]

Miguel Cotto vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa a possibility

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto and former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa are reportedly close to a deal for a fight on HBO, according to Fight News. Former four division world champion Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs), who now fights at junior middleweight, has been targeting a lot of smaller fighters lately to try and setup […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa signs with BB Promotions

BB Promotions is pleased to announce its first signing: Yuriorkis Gamboa. Our company and the Cuban athlete have signed a contract for the coming years. The boxer is looking for a new World Championship and BB Promotions to break through the international boxing scene. The arrival of such a star as Gamboa represents the beginning […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Francisco Vargas in the works

By Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions are looking to put together a fight between WBC super featherweight champion Francisco Vargas (23-0-1, 17 KOs) and 34-year-old former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (25-1, 17 KOs). It would be a good fight if it can be made. Vargas recently stopped Takashi Miura in the 9th round last […]


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