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 Last update:  3/27/2011       Read more by Chris LaBate         
   
Yuriorkis Gamboa Beats Down Jorge Solis in Four
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By Chris LaBate

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16KOs) demolished former champion Jorge Solis (40-3, 29KOs) in four rounds. It was the first knockout loss for Solis since a TKO defeat to Manny Pacquiao. Gamboa lost his IBF title on the scale after failing to make weight for the IBF's secondary weigh-in which requires the boxer to remain within ten pounds of the division limit.

After a good first round by Solis, Gamboa came back in the second round with a combination of punches to send Solis down in the first minute. Gamboa went right after Solis and started pounded him against the ropes. Solis shook off the storm, but not much later an inside right hand sent Solis down for the second time. Gamboa was ripping Solis with punches until the bell. Solis stood his ground in the third round and took the fight to Gamboa. The Cuban star was landing some hard potshots. In the final five seconds, Gamboa landed a big combination that sent Solis down on his back.

Gamboa came out with heavy punches in the fourth to rock Solis again. As Solis was following Gamboar around, a straight combination sent Solis down for the fourth time in the fight. Before Solis could even collect himself, Gamboa was right back on him and battered him down for the fifth knockdown of the fight and the referee waved it off.

Tags: Yuriorkis Gamboa , Jorge Solis , Gamboa-Solis , Gamboa vs Solis



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comment by tornillo57, on 03-27-2011
[QUOTE=2stepshep]Ummm based on what? From what I've seen both JuanMa and Gamboa have both been down before. I really don't see how JuanMa has greater power. Both of these guys have one punch KO power if you really look at it. And even if by some chance your stats were correct it wouldn't necessar...

comment by Ruffus74, on 03-27-2011
[QUOTE=BorderPatrol]You can always tell who the teenagers are with how easily they are impressed. I can tell by the first 5 posts in this thread "Gamboa is a beast!" all of them basically saying the same sentence, that 5 kids just went online to buy a Gamboa poster for their room. It happens....

comment by Ravens Fan, on 03-27-2011
[QUOTE=onechance87]gamboa is a dirty fighter.He did like a 5 punch combination to the back head of solis lol He likes hitting fighters when there down as well.[/QUOTE] This is what I was looking for and I find it hard to believe that you and I are the only ones that noticed. I have not seen t...

comment by DannYankee09, on 03-27-2011
Ive been watching Gamboa since the beginning he is on hes way to exploit hes potential i think he thought fk it and called out Juanma and hes Promoters and pointed out that the promoters wouldnt make the fight for Juanma never dissed Juanma showed alot of class in hes interview, Juanma answered l...

comment by devildg, on 03-27-2011
Chris John should be the next fight if he gets past Yordan

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