Dirrell vs Magee, Gamboa vs Salgado Eyed For 11/17?

By Miguel Rivera

Promoter Hector Garcia has advised that Juan Carlos Salgado's next defense of the IBF super featherweight championship will come against undefeated Cuban star Yuriorkis Gamboa. The date being targeted is November 17th, potentially on Showtime.

Salgado (26-1-1, 16KOs) vs. Gamboa (21-0, 16KOs) will be part of a doubleheader featuring super middleweight Andre Dirrell (20-1, 14KOs) in the opening fight. The rumored opponent being discussed is WBA interim-champion Brian Magee (36-4-1, 25KOs).

The doubleheader would be the first promoted show by TMT Promotions, the company started by rap star 50 Cent and WBA 154-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

There is even talk of 50 Cent doing a concert prior to the fights.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 08-21-2012

I know Boxrec is not the most reliable source but they already got the fight listed. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by BattlingNelson on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=Ringlife;12440639]Good start for TMT so far.[/QUOTE] Good start? How so? So far they are just putting rumours and intentions into circulation. Let's see some contracts and then judge.

Comment by Ringlife on 08-21-2012

Good start for TMT so far.

Comment by Light_Speed on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=DempseyRollin;12439197]there's no going to japan to fight. no money in that.[/QUOTE] There is money in Japan, boxing is big over there, why do you think Montiel fought there? Why do you think Linares and Valero fought there most of their…

Comment by 4Corners on 08-20-2012

Here's my dream...... Gamboa fights Salgado in November and Broner fights someone like Beltran/Rees in October. Gamboa fights Mendez in January and Broner fights Burns/Mitchell in February. Gamboa fights Vazquez (assuming he beats Gesta in November) in May/June and Broner…

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