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Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Jason Sosa on Nov.25

Former unified featherweight champion Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantanamo” Gamboa (27-2, 17 KOs) will step in to fight Jason “El Canito” Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in the televised opener to Kovalev vs. Shabrankskyy. The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 25 and will […]

The Cuban boxing crisis

By Gav Duthie: The sharp decline of the extremely talented Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa has been painful to watch. The former two weight world champion picked up a tight 10 round majority decision win against expected cannon fodder opponent Alexis Reyes on Saturday. Gamboa won the fight but labored to the finish line against someone who […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Alexis Reyes – Results

By Dan Ambrose: Former featherweight world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (27-2, 17 KOs) defeated little known Alexis Reyes (15-3-1, 7 KOs) by a 10-round majority decision last Saturday night in a fight in the lightweight division at the International Arena in Cancun, Mexico. … Read

Robinson Castellanos beats Yuriorkis Gamboa

Continuing to honor its pledge to make competitive fights, Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN delivered two significant upsets in the main and co-main events on Cinco De Mayo, with lightweight Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos (22-11, 14 KOs) taking out Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantánamo” Gamboa (26-2, 17 KOs) in the main event and Jesus Rojas […]

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Robinson Castellanos – Results

By Jim Dower: In a shocking defeat, former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (26-2, 17 KOs) quit on his stool after the 7th round in his fight against 35-year-old journeyman Robinson Castellanos (24-12, 14 KOs) in a scheduled 10 round fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

Yuriorkis Gamboa 133 vs. Robinson Castellanos 133

Yuriorkis Gamboa 133 vs. Robinson Castellanos 133 Abraham Lopez 126 vs. Jesus Rojas 126 Yamaguchi Falcao 160 vs. Morgan Fitch 161 Vergil Ortiz 140 vs. Angel Sarinana 139.5 Horacio Garcia 123 vs. Fernando Vargas 124.5 Carlos Morales 132 vs. Cesar Valenzuela 132 Oscar Negrete 121.5 vs. Victor Ruiz 117 Alexis Salazar 165 vs. Even Torres […]

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 […]

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 […]

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