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Yuriorkis Gamboa Beats Down Jorge Solis in Four

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tornillo57 on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=2stepshep;10291118]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…

Comment by Ruffus74 on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=BorderPatrol;10290687]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…

Comment by Ravens Fan on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10290691]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…

Comment by DannYankee 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…

Comment by devildg on 03-27-2011

Chris John should be the next fight if he gets past Yordan

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