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Yuriorkis Gamboa Hires Emanuel Steward as New Trainer

Hall of Fame coach and living legend Emanuel Steward is the new head coach of fast rising Cuban superstar Yuriorkis "El Ciclon“ Gamboa. Promoter Ahmet Oner sealed the deal with Steward at the WBO convention in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Gamboa had split up with his former amateur coach Ismael Salas after his most recent win over former world champion Daniel Ponce de Leon on September 10th in Atlantic City.

Steward has worked with some of the greatest fighters of all times including "Hitman“ Tommy Hearns, Oscar de la Hoya, Julio Cesar Chavez and Lennox Lewis, only to name a few. Currently Steward is training world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.

"Emanuel Steward is one of the best trainers in the world – with Gamboa he now has one of the best fighters in the world“, says promoter Ahmet Oner.

"I am very happy with this solution and I hope that Steward will take Gamboa to the next level. Yuri is already a complete fighter but it doesn’t matter how good you are – a great trainer will always find a way to make you even better.“

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kentaro9 on 10-28-2011

CubanGuy no offence but who cares how long he's trained ams vs pros! He started training pros in Thailand upon defecting from Cuba in 1992, 19yrs ago he's now mid 50's you do the math. It wouldnt matter if he's…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 10-28-2011

[QUOTE=kentaro9;11343110]This is my 1st ever post on this forum infact i regestered 2 days ago so that I could correct you and had to wait for access to post which happened today, there is no alias! Im not attacking your…

Comment by kentaro9 on 10-28-2011

Trust me gamboa aint going far when moving up weight divisions 130lb max the guy is small 135lb no chance simply to small to compete with true lightweight champs. [QUOTE=537Bwouaye;11343115]Don't you see what's wrong with your own pattern? Practically every…

Comment by kentaro9 on 10-28-2011

I suggest anyone looking for more info on Ismael Salas just go have a look at his facebook page!

Comment by 537Bwouaye on 10-28-2011

[QUOTE=kentaro9;11342884]CubanGuy, You need to do some research before you go writting a post like "Salas has spent nearly his entire career training amateur fighters" World champions literally produced from scratch........ WBC 105 Katzuto Ioka WBA 108lb Pitchit Noi WBA 112lb…

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