Photo: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Rigondeaux Training Together

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Two of Cuba's bext, WBA super bantamweight interim-champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux, and the former IBF and WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantanamo” Gamboa, teamed up for a training session at The Heavyweight Factory GYM in Hollywood, Fla.

Both warriors training did not spar, but trained side by side. Rigondeaux held a final sparring session against his countryman Hairon “El Maja” Socarras. Rigo is soon scheduled to  board a flight to Las Vegas to face WBA Champion Rico “Suavecito” Ramos on January 20th in a Showtime televised card.

In an unprecedented moment, the two Cubans posed for a photo. Rigondeaux and Gamboa are two of the most talented boxers in the game. Gamboa showed his support to Rigondeaux while “The Jackal” was sparring with Socarras.

“Is important to me, for fighters such as Gamboa, Socarras, Herrera and all of these guys who come here to help me in this training camp” told us Rigondeaux.

“I’m ready to fight right now. I can’t wait to get in the ring and get the title from Ramos” add “The Jackal” Rigondeaux.

On Saturday January 14th, Rigondeaux will be hold his final sparring session in Florida. His Promoter Boris Arencibia from Caribe Promotions, invite all of the media and fans to watch his session at The Heavyweight Factory GYM in Hollywood, Fla. At 5440 Souht State Road 7, Davie, FL. 33314 Time; 12:00 PM

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Matty lll on 01-13-2012


Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;11660691][B][U]when he got arrested he weighed at 160[/U][/B] at the sheriffs office and that was between fights so dont doubt it specially after the holidays con ese lechon y arroz con gris bro hay mama!!!!!!!![/QUOTE] That's good to know. If…

Comment by [email protected] on 01-12-2012

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;11660694]Y lo dice el pinche fan de rios? no mames guey!!!!!!![/QUOTE] OWNED !!!!!! :owned:

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 01-12-2012

[QUOTE=onechance87;11656620]pinche gordo gamboa[/QUOTE] Y lo dice el pinche fan de rios? no mames guey!!!!!!!

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 01-12-2012

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;11658399]I understand most guys put on some weight between fights. My question is: how much does Gamboa weigh in that photo? Yuri wants to campaign at 135. If he's close to that in the picture, there's a problem. If he's,…

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