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Photos: Rios - Coward Gamboa Never Wanted To Fight!

Los Angeles, Ca.  --- "LET'S DO THIS FIGHT" ---  Former world champion Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios,Oxnard,Ca. holds a photo of Yuriorkis Gamboa, who was a no-show during their press conferences in Los Angeles and Miami, where both fighters were scheduled to announce their upcoming World Lightweight title fight,  set for Saturday, April 14 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. HBO Championship Boxing will televise.  --- Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.

Gamboa is refusing to move forward with the fight, claiming issues with his promotional agreement, but Rios believes the unbeaten Cuban is simply afraid.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cubanborn87 on 03-07-2012

[QUOTE=gmc_rfc_06;11862998]I've been told that he's seeking Top Rank to revise their extension with him and re-work it to one year deals so that he can have options as opposed to being tied down for the long term? I can understand…

Comment by gmc_rfc_06 on 03-07-2012

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;11862992]the word is that gamboa wants a release from the contract if he takes the fight, that is not going to happen.[/QUOTE] I've been told that he's seeking Top Rank to revise their extension with him and re-work it to…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 03-07-2012

[QUOTE=gmc_rfc_06;11862988]They already said money isn't the problem. There's something in the contract that he's not happy with. He repeated yesterday that this is the fight he wants, sort out the contract dispute and let's go.[/QUOTE] the word is that gamboa…

Comment by gmc_rfc_06 on 03-07-2012

[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;11862956]wasn't gamboa saying in the beginning that the fight with rios is a good fight for him and that the money and everything seems fair? now he no longer wants the fight...wtf[/QUOTE] They already said money isn't the problem. There's…

Comment by zab191 on 03-07-2012

The Gamboa fight might not happen on the 14th April but it may happen in the future. Bam Bam should now and try and get a fight with Marquez, Gurerro or Gesta. Bam Bam should be glad the fight may…

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