Yuriorkis Gamboa: Juanma Lopez Has No Chance To Win!

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16KOs) doesn't expect his promoter, Top Rank, to put him in the ring with WBO rival Juan Manuel Lopez (30-0, 27KOs), who returns on April 16 in Bayamon against former champion Orlando Salido. Gamboa looked vicious on Saturday when he destroyed Jorge Solis in four rounds. Gamboa, an Olympic gold medal winner, sent Solis to the canvas on five occasions.

Top Rank has been building a potential fight between Gamboa and Juanma for a while. If the fight with Lopez doesn't happen, Gamboa is already considering a possible move to super featherweight. Ironically, Solis was the WBA's interim-champion at 130 and moved down to face Gamboa. 

"I think that Top Rank is definitely going to move away that fight [with Juanma] because they know he has no chance of winning. I'll have to move up a division to fight the best," said Gamboa

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gibo on 03-29-2011

Funny how the mesicans jumped on the gamboa bandwagon, but stayed silent about the *ss whipping the mesican solis recieved!!! solis is now called the mesican mop!!! no need to clean the ring after his fight!

Comment by BoxingTech718 on 03-28-2011

[QUOTE=KJB;10295297]Juanma is a slow, robotic boxer. [email protected] Juanma having speed. The dude is slow, plodding, his defense is ****. Hes also been hurt bad, several times, something you cant say about Gamboa. If the fight happens, Gamboa shows Juanma movement,…

Comment by Lords on 03-28-2011

You people who say Juanma has no chance cause Gamboa looked superb are fooling yourselves. Whos fought better fighters? who the hell has gamboa faced? Whos the better Boxer out of the two? And no its not Gamboa. Yea Gamboa…

Comment by ricky1978 on 03-28-2011

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;10292269]No fighter, no matter how talented, can be expected to tear through every opponent they fight. Mike Tyson was once considered invincible; yet, even in those days, he didn't look devastating against every last boxer he faced. Gamboa's not going…

Comment by elhijoprodigo on 03-28-2011

Speed against power, but the winning factor between these two is accuracy. You can be lightning fast and not do any damage, and you can be tyson like and not land ****. Accuracy people, that will be the determining factor.

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