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Gamboa Ready To Answer Mikey Garcia's Challenge

By Miguel Rivera

Tony Gonzalez, the legal adviser for Olympic gold medal winner Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16KOs) of Cuba, says his boxer is ready to drop down to 130-pounds to challenge WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28KOs).

After Garcia won the title from Roman Martinez a few weeks ago, he called for a fight with Gamboa. Now the Cuban fighter wants to accept.

"We've already talked with our promoter 50 Cent and that's the fight we want. Earlier, we talked about fighting 'Rocky' Martinez, but now Mikey is who we want. We are ready for the big fights now. Yuriorkis has done enough in the sport and he can be tested against the best. He won title in three different weight categories, featherweight, super featherweight and lightweight. Although we are not under the same promotional banner as Mikey, there is a very good relationship between our promoters," Gonzalez told Carlos Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by icerob on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=BendOver;13950462]You call that a struggle I call it unmotivated, Trinidad was KD a few times and it took a real MW to knock him out, mikey just got KD by little $h1t of a punch, beside in boxing, triangle theories…

Comment by BendOver on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;13950035]Is that why he struggled to win his last fight against a low ranked opponent? He's been knocked down 5 times in his career, he makes mistakes, Garcia is a technically sound fighter that can take advantage of those mistakes.…

Comment by Light_Speed on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=BendOver;13949882]You got it wrong, and athletic, faster with power in both hands that can either box, brawl or stay on the outside, well actually he is the wrong fighter to be pick for almost everyone[/QUOTE] Is that why he struggled…

Comment by BendOver on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;13949564]Garcia is all wrong for Gamboa. A patient, methodical guy with big power who can make Gamboa pay for his mistakes.[/QUOTE] You got it wrong, an athletic, faster with power in both hands that can either box, brawl or stay…

Comment by hhs661 on 11-21-2013

Mikey beats the roids outta his system

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