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Yuriorkis Gamboa To Drop Down To 130, Wants To Face Mikey Garcia

Yuriorkis Gamboa To Drop Down To 130, Wants To Face Mikey Garcia

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 am returning to 130 pounds and I would like to fight Mikey Garcia,” said Gamboa [...]

July 2, 2014 JulioGarcia Featured 0

Crawford’s Star Rises as Gamboa Falls in the 9th

Crawford’s Star Rises as Gamboa Falls in the 9th

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 career in Yuriorkis Gamboa. It was a good night for those fans, for more than [...]

June 29, 2014 Mario Mungia Featured, Home page, PreviewResults 0

Crawford vs. Gamboa: The Guantánamo Cyclone Headed Straight Down Tornado Alley

Crawford vs. Gamboa: The Guantánamo Cyclone Headed Straight Down Tornado Alley

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 profile at lightweight and beyond. Yuriorkis Gamboa lived up to his nickname “The Guantánamo Cyclone” [...]

June 27, 2014 Chris Carlson Featured, Home page, Home Slider 0

Crawford-Gamboa: The Road Traveled To Omaha

Crawford-Gamboa: The Road Traveled To Omaha

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 his second title defense on HBO against Breidis Prescott March 30th but had to pull [...]

June 26, 2014 Victor Salazar Featured, Home Slider, PreviewResults 0

Gamboa Aims To Be P4P

Gamboa Aims To Be P4P

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 night against World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion Terence Crawford (23-0, 16 KOs).   Promoted [...]

June 23, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice Hot off the press 0

Dierry Jean Targets Lightweight Champions

Dierry Jean Targets Lightweight Champions

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 this month for the vacant NABF title, which came five months after Jean lost a [...]

June 20, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice Hot off the press 0

HBO Boxing After Dark June 28: Crawford vs. Gamboa, Korobov vs. Uzcategui

HBO Boxing After Dark June 28: Crawford vs. Gamboa, Korobov vs. Uzcategui

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. JOSE UZCATEGUIis seen SATURDAY, JUNE 28 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from CenturyLink Center, [...]

May 27, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice Hot off the press 0

Gamboa Remains Confident As Preparations Begin for Bout with Crawford

Gamboa Remains Confident As Preparations Begin for Bout with Crawford

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 at junior lightweight titlist, Mikey Garcia. After months of call-outs at both public events and [...]

May 27, 2014 Danny Gonzalez Featured, Home page, Home Slider 0

MATT KOROBOV VS. JOSE UZCATEGUI WILL BE THE CO-FEATURE ON THE TERENCE CRAWFORD-YURIORKIS GAMBOA FIGHT CARD

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 three-division world champion YURIORKIS GAMBOA. Korobov and Uzcategui will be battling for the vacant WBO [...]

May 23, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice Hot off the press 0

Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa Will Be Added to Stacked Summer Calendar on BoxNation

Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa Will Be Added to Stacked Summer Calendar on BoxNation

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 be Ricky Burns’ conqueror Crawford who will be out first on June 28th when he [...]

May 20, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice The Wire Report 0

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