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Gamboa's Rep: 90% Chance Mikey Garcia Fight Happens

By Miguel Rivera

Willie Suarez, who represents Olympic gold medal winner Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16KOs), says there is an 90% chance that his boxer will face WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28KOs), with the fight being targeted for May 17th at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. Suarez warns that he isn't getting his hopes up, while waiting for more concrete details to come in.

"At this very moment [the fight is] being negotiated. There is a 90 percent chance that the fight will happen in Los Angeles. But I can not confirm that or tell you if the date is true, and the reason why is because previously we thought the fight between Mikey Garcia and Gamboa was set, but then it ended up being [a fight] between Mikey and [Juan Carlos] Burgos. I can not say that there is a 100 percent chance because there is no signed document," Sauerz told Carlos Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by oalmaguer on 01-31-2014

We all know Mickey its good yes but Gamboa will have him eating :boxing: like no other

Comment by racostaa on 01-31-2014

[QUOTE=puga;14188574]it is...but i really cant critisize him for something he did that im guilty of doing aswell ..you know , saying things we dont mean... and part of it could be becuase of what you mentioned.. i do rememebr mikey…

Comment by 5burowz on 01-31-2014

Gamboa's amateurish style and what seems to be lack of direction in the ring will cost him against Garcia. Athleticism will only take you so far.

Comment by TLC8 on 01-31-2014

This is old school and how Boxing should be... have a beef with another, you're the two best fighters in your division, get it on then... have these guys sell out Texas Stadium and get it on.... Gamboa will put…

Comment by DannYankee on 01-31-2014

I hate all the non fight related controversy Robert stirred with his stupid rant can we just get this fight already, and focus on what really matters a good frikking fight.

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