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Schaefer: I Think Gamboa vs Ponce De Leon Will Happen

By Chris LaBate

Richard Schaefer, CEO for Golden Boy Promotions, told BoxingScene.com's Luis Sandoval that a featherweight clash between Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16KOs) and Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-3, 34KOs) will likely happen on September 10 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Top Rank, who promote Gamboa with Arena Box, are discussing the possible fight with Golden Boy.

"We did agree on the financial terms and the deal structure with Top Rank. The ball is in Top Rank's court. But it looks like that fight is going to happen," Schaefer said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-04-2011

[QUOTE=-KULT-;10788369]Arum is still milking the fight but hopefully both wont fall like Juanma. Gamboa vs. Chris John is the fight I wanna see. Both are undefeated and I think it makes a great fight. Hopefully after this Golden Boy/Top Rank…

Comment by uoykcuf on 07-04-2011

Ponce De Leon is better now than the Ponce De Leon who lost to Lopez. This fight is actually hard for me to pick a winner. I'd pick Gamboa to beat anyone except Ponce De Leon. I cannot pick a…

Comment by the mesiah on 07-04-2011

hopefully this becomes a snow ball effect with TR/GBP in the future, especially in these smaller weights.lots of potential matchups in just bout each weight class that would be scintilating.make it happen arum.

Comment by realdeal561 on 07-04-2011

[QUOTE=warp1432;10790089]Even with De Leon coming off a loss, I think this is still a really good fight.[/QUOTE] Which really was a win, got robbed.

Comment by warp1432 on 07-04-2011

Even with De Leon coming off a loss, I think this is still a really good fight.

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