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Photo of the Day: Crawford Stops Gamboa in Sensational Fashion!

by on Jun.30, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

OMAHA, NE, June 28, 2014, Omaha — WBO Lightweight champion Terence Crawford (L) of Omaha knocks down Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa in the 5th round enroute to a final knockout in the 9th , Saturday at the Centurylink Center in Omaha. — Photo Credit : Chris Farina – Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2014

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PHOTO: Gamboa-Ponce vs. De Leon Weigh-In

by on Sep.10, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

teb_9855ccATLANTIC CITY, NJ, September 9, 2011 – Featherweights Yuriorkis Gamboa 127lb(R) and Daniel Ponce De Leon 127lb(L)  weigh in for their upcoming main event fight on Sat,September  10 at the Boardwalk Hall in  Atlantic City NJ. Top Rank promotes this event in association Arena Box,Golden Boy Promotioms and Caesars Atlantic City and will be televised on HBO’s World Championship Boxing. Photo by: Tom Briglia/Top Rank Boxing.

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A Gamboa Loss Good for Business?

by on Sep.08, 2011, under Guest Columnists

By Chip Mitchell

As early as 2008, a winner-takes-all showdown between undefeated featherweights Juan Manuel Lopez and Yuriorkis Gamboa seemed inevitable.  It was a 50/50 fight if there ever was one, and Bob Arum proclaimed that it could be built to be the “biggest featherweight fight of all time”. 

Top Rank Boxing began promoting cards that featured Lopez and Gamboa in co-feature fights.  The effort was made to develop the proposed battle into mega-fight status.  Hardcore boxing fans, as well as casual observers began to clamor for the fight to take place.  Arum had other plans, however, and as subsequent fights and years went by, many wondered if the fight would occur.  (continue reading…)

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A Gamboa loss good for business?

by on Sep.08, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

By Chip Mitchell

As early as 2008, a winner-takes-all showdown between undefeated featherweights Juan Manuel Lopez and Yuriorkis Gamboa seemed inevitable.  It was a 50/50 fight if there ever was one, and Bob Arum proclaimed that it could be built to be the “biggest featherweight fight of all time”.

Top Rank Boxing began promoting cards that featured Lopez and Gamboa in co-feature fights.  The effort was made to develop the proposed battle into mega-fight status.  Hardcore boxing fans, as well as casual observers began to clamor for the fight to take place.  Arum had other plans, however, and as subsequent fights and years went by, many wondered if the fight would occur.  (continue reading…)

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Yuriorkis Gamboa and Daniel Ponce de Leon Go Mano-a-Mano in Featherweight Rumble

by on Jul.23, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Saturday, September 10, at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing® 

ATLANTIC CITY, July 22, 2011 — Undefeated former World Boxing Association (WBA) Featherweight World Champion YURIORKIS GAMBOA and former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Featherweight World Champion DANIEL PONCE DE LEON will collide in one of the season’s hottest fight, Saturday, September 10, in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. The 12-round featherweight rumble will be televised live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.) The two gladiators boast a combined record of 61-3 (50 KOs) – which translates to a winning percentage of 95% and a victory by knockout ratio of 82%.

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Arena Box U.S., Golden Boy Promotions, Caesars Atlantic City and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, tickets to Gamboa vs. De Leon, priced at $250, $100 and $50, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at ticketmaster.com. (continue reading…)

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