Gamboa Finalizing Deal To Fight Mikey Garcia

Yuriorkis Gamboa is an odd fighter. Yes he’s undefeated but yet he’s still underwhelming. He only fought once last year and even that fight wasn’t awe inspiring. In fact, he’s mainly known for signing with rapper 50 Cent’s promotional company, SMS Boxing. He has yet to face world class competition and has looked shaky at times against his mid-level opponents. This next...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Will a Mikey Garcia vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa fight be next?

Yuriorkis Gamboa & Promoter 50 Cent in Attendance for Garcia's Latest Win: On Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, Mikey Garcia clearly outpointed challenger Juan Carlos Burgos, defending his 130 lb. title with relative ease. Despite the anticipation, the bout proved to be dull and the crowd was lulled half to sleep. Then, two mysterious figures showed up in the early...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Yuriorkis Gamboa “I am here at 135. So if Broner wants to keep looking for me, he knows where to find me.”

  Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KOs)  just made his return to the ring with a unanimous decision win over Darley Perez in Montreal and won the WBA lightweight belt. Prior to this Saturday’s (June 22, 2013) main event between Paulie Malignaggi and Adrien Broner, Gamboa spoke with Fight Hub TV about a possible match-up with the brash 23-year old Broner. “Broner is the one that...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Gamboa has winning debut for rapper 50 Cent

Former Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa won his fight Saturday on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, giving rapper 50 Cent a victory in his debut as a boxing promoter. Gamboa, fighting for the first time in more than a year, survived a ninth-round knockdown to take a unanimous 12-round decision over Michael Farenas of the Philippines in the 130-pound fight...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamboa, 50 Cent, Gesta, Hyland & Ramirez at Fan Fest on Wednesday at MGM Grand

Undefeated former world featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa and his manager, music superstar 50 Cent , undefeated Top-Five lightweight contender Mercito Gesta, 2012 U.S. Olympian and amateur sensation Jose Ramirez, and Snooki-promoted undefeated featherweight contender Patrick Hyland will host public workouts and autograph sessions Tomorrow! Wednesday, December 5 in the ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Yuriorkis Gamboa workout photos with 50 cent

Last week, undefeated Yuriorkis Gamboa hosted a media workout as he winds down preparations and training for his upcoming fight this weekend on the undercard of the Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 PPV. Gamboa of course is now signed with 50 cent and SMS Promotions, so Mr. Jackson was on hand at the session as well. Take a look at this photo gallery of Gamboa and 50 cent and other notes from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Yuriorkis Gamboa Loses His Damn Mind, Hissy-Fits The Brandon Rios Fight Into Limbo

Before Yuriorkis Gamboa lost his damn mind, the Internet lost its damn mind. Gamboa didn't show up for the news conference in Miami Monday for his April fight against Brandon Rios, so contradictory, far-flung theories flew like so many chicken feathers as though they were fact: Golden Boy was stealing Gamboa away from Top Rank! Or Mayweather Promotions was! Golden Boy's promised...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamboa vs Rios in Jeopardy

I didn't feel like showing up T... Stop Rank Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KOs) is one of the most exciting young fighters on the planet and is scheduled to fight Brandon Rios (29-0-1 22 KOs) April 14th in which would be one of the most exciting fights of the year.  That fight could be put of the skids quick as Gamboa failed to show up for a presser today in Miami. Top Rank...
Via Juan Elway
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamboa vs. Rios official for April 14th on HBO at Lightweight

In what's sure to be an early nominee for 2012 Fight of the Year, boxing fans will be treated to Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Brandon Rios on April 14th. The fight will be televised on HBO, and will be contested at the lightweight limit of 135 lbs. That means Gamboa will be jumping up two weight classes from featherweight for the bout, and Rios will be forced to make weight at lightweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Rank president Todd Deboef “I’m pushing for Rios vs. Gamboa on April 14th”

Last Saturday during the Nonito Donaire media workout, Top Rank president Todd Deboef announced to assembled media that he is working hard towards a possible bout between Brandon Rios and Cuban standout Yuriorkis Gamboa. The plan that Deboef has in mind is for the bout to take place on April 14th in a venue yet [...]
Via Fight Hub TV
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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