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Gamboa vs Marquez Could Be in The Works For Yuriorkis?

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16KOs) may take over the planned route of Juan Manuel Lopez. Lopez was recently upset in eight rounds by Mexico's Orlando Salido. Top Rank's plan was to place Lopez in a rematch with Rafael Marquez in fall. Lopez will now take a few months off to recover from his first loss, and then he wants a rematch with Salido in the fall.

In a few recent interviews, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has mentioned the possibility of allowing Gamboa to face Marquez (39-6, 35KOs) instead. Marquez, co-promoted by Top Rank's Mexican partner Zanfer Promotions, is likely going to fight on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Sebastian Zbik undercard on June 4. Marquez was stopped by Lopez in eight rounds last November. He claimed a shoulder injury in the corner and was unable to come out for round nine.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dustaine on 04-27-2011

[QUOTE=ThrowedEssay;10441615]that ain't sh1t he's a decent fighter nothing special[/QUOTE] Ok, it has already been established that JM Márquez is one of the Top 10 Mexicans of all time. So, JM Márquez couldn't KO Salido either, he couldn't even KD Salido!…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-27-2011

[QUOTE=ThrowedEssay;10441600]TOP 20?? maybe but even then it's arguable his not in it and who's gamboa's signature win? solis? rogers mgtawa? lmao[/QUOTE] solis was ranked by mane as the #1 lightweight in the world bro, and lets not forget gamboa has…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-27-2011

throwed gamboa is #17 in the espn p4p and #10 in the yahoo p4p with only 20 fights

Comment by Dustaine on 04-27-2011

[QUOTE=ThrowedEssay;10441600]TOP 20?? maybe but even then it's arguable his not in it and who's gamboa's signature win? solis? rogers mgtawa? lmao[/QUOTE] WTF are you talking about??? What does it have to with anything here, hater?

Comment by Dustaine on 04-27-2011

[QUOTE=ThrowedEssay;10441466]the guerreo fight was ruled a no contest.... and LMAO at JMM being 1 of Mexico's best ever hahahahahah he is 1 of the best of this era but not even close to top 20 in Mexico's ATG's....... and tell…

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