Mikey Garcia has not been in the ring since he won the 130 lb. title by defeating Juan Carlos Burgos. Garcia was rumored to face Yuriorkis Gamboa in the same year but apparently turned down the fight because of issues
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50 cent “The Manny [Pacquiao]-Floyd fight may have got more coverage, but this is going to be a better fight.”
Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent was supposed to make a splash in the boxing game with Floyd Mayweather Jr. When the two split ways, he created SMS Promotions. Under his banner, he had the likes of James Kirkland, Andre Dirrell,
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion and the Boxing Writers Association of America’s (BWAA) 2014 Fighter of the Year Terence Crawford and Thomas Dulorme, the No. 2 world-rated junior welterweight contender, will host a Dallas/Fort Worth area press conference
About two weeks ago, Terence Crawford successfully defended his WBO lightweight title against top contender Ray Beltran. Though Beltran came to fight and put on a good performance, Crawford easily dominated the fight to cruise to a unanimous decision win.
With Thanksgiving upon us, junior lightweight contender Edner Cherry believes there are plenty of turkeys in the 130-pound division who seem to run for cover whenever his name is mentioned. The 32-year-old Cherry has not lost a fight in more
The last time former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa stepped foot in the ring he suffered not only his lone career loss, but a knockout loss in a bid for a lightweight title against Terrence Crawford. Since the loss Gamboa has
Tha Boxing Voice had the chance to catch up with rising Puerto Rican fighter, Jose Pedraza a while ago to talk about his upcoming fight with Filipino banger, Michael Farenas. Pedraza, (18-0, 12 KOs), last fought on August 15th, when he
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD, Omaha’s favorite son, will make an encore hometown title defense on the heels of his wildly successful victory over previously undefeated world champion and Cuban sensation Yuriorkis Gamboa. Crawford will defend his
This year so far, has been a some what disappointing year of boxing. As I touched on my previous write up. The politics of the sport of boxing have unfortunately prevented us from getting many of the fights we were
Former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa has made the decision to drop down in weight to the 130 pound division after failing to win a world title at 135 pounds and has his sights set on current champion Mikey Garcia. “I
It was a packed crowd at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska Saturday night, most of them there to see hometown star Terence Crawford defend his WBO lightweight title against arguably his toughest and most high profile opponent of his
Omaha gets its first title fight in over 40 years this Saturday on HBO with a match-up of speed, wits, and power that may not create explosive action. It will however bring us clarity at the division raising the winners
Not many world champions have taken the path of Omaha, Nebraska’s own Terence Crawford. After appearing on numerous Top Rank undercards, Crawford (23-0, 16 KOs) got his big break in March of last year. Khabib Allakhverdiev was set to make
MIAMI (June 23, 2014) – Undefeated multiple-time world champion Yuriorkis “The Cyclone of Guantanamo” Gamboa (23-0, 16 KOs) firmly believes he is one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world and he plans to back that up this Saturday
MONTREAL (JUNE 18, 2013) – Newly crowned North American Boxing Federation (NABF) lightweight champion Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (26-1, 18 KOs) is targeting the top lightweights in the world. Fresh of his eight-round technical knockout of Mario Perez (15-5-4) earlier
HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise visits Omaha, Neb. for the first time to present an all-action doubleheader featuring a world title bout between undefeated rising stars when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. YURIORKIS GAMBOA AND MATT KOROBOV VS.
It has been a little over a year since Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 knockouts) last entered the ring, earning a lackluster unanimous decision victory over Darleys Perez. Since then, Gamboa has spent most of his time pining for a shot
MATT KOROBOV VS. JOSE UZCATEGUI WILL BE THE CO-FEATURE ON THE TERENCE CRAWFORD-YURIORKIS GAMBOA FIGHT CARD
Top Rank® announced today that undefeated Top-Five contenders MATT KOROBOV and JOSE UZCATEGUI would battle in a 10-round rumble in the co-main event to World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion TERENCE CRAWFORD’S world title defense homecoming against Cuban sensation and
BoxNation has added three more thrilling shows to its stacked summer calendar including two world title main events headlined by champions Terence Crawford and Guillermo Rigondeaux, plus the exciting York Hall bill led by rising star Frank Buglioni. It will
Undefeated world champions TERENCE CRAWFORD, the Pride of Omaha, and Cuban sensation YURIORKIS GAMBOA, who share identical 23-0 (16 KOs) professional ring records, will battle for Crawford’s newly-won World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight title, Saturday, June 28, at the CenturyLink