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 Last update:  1/27/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Yuriorkis Gamboa: Bradley Fight is Not Going To Happen
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By Rick Reeno

Former champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0, 16KOs) advised BoxingScene.com that a proposed fight with WBO welterweight king Timothy Bradley (29-0, 12KOs) will not come off. The fight was being discussed for an HBO televised date of March 16th.

Gamboa, as reported, said there were issues with the agreed upon weight. The Olympic gold medal winner wasn't interested in moving up by 17-pounds, from super featherweight to welterweight. Bradley was not interested in dropping down to a catch-weight near the junior welterweight limit of 140.

"It won't happen. The weight is too much. He's [all the way up there] and I'm [all the way down here]," Gamboa told BoxingScene.com.

Tags: Timothy Bradley , Yuriorkis Gamboa



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comment by stretchedout, on 01-28-2013
[QUOTE=DannYankee09]Both of them should just stay active dammit Bradley is being too picky because he still the only one who thinks he beat Pacquiao, And Gamboa trying to skip a few steps after that long layoff to get in that top 10 p4p list.[/QUOTE] Well, he can do that by staying active and ...

comment by SOL27, on 01-27-2013
I would still rather see Gamboa fight then Broner. Gamboa has everything to become a huge star in the sport. Him getting hit and dropped is crap for his career in terms of opponents, but it's a plus for his marketability and heart. Like Marquez, the guy can get hit and dropped. But he gets up and...

comment by KING MEAT, on 01-27-2013
lmao bradley got disnissed again Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android

comment by HeroBando, on 01-27-2013
[QUOTE=newcastleking]in my "personal" opinion, i think Gamboa isnt all that great to be having this star status, he gasses out after mid rounds or goes from being very quick & accurate to fighting sloppy and desperate starts to fight dirty in later rounds, leaving himself open gets clocked hard a...

comment by HeroBando, on 01-27-2013
[QUOTE=hitking]I'm not really comparing the talent gap between Floyd and Gatti, and Broner and Gamboa respectively. I'm talking about the ass whippin' I foresee. Outside of landing some wild **** and knocking Broner cold, there's nothing Gamboa can do that is gonna be successful. If Gamboa com...

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