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Yuriorkis Gamboa: Bradley Fight is Not Going To Happen

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by stretchedout on 01-28-2013

[QUOTE=DannYankee09;12962297]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 [B]to get in that…

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…

Comment by KING MEAT on 01-27-2013

lmao bradley got disnissed again [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by HeroBando on 01-27-2013

[QUOTE=newcastleking;12962505]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…

Comment by HeroBando on 01-27-2013

[QUOTE=hitking;12962482]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…

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