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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Yuriorkis Gamboa Wins Technical Decision Against Daniel Ponce De Leon; Expresses Interest on Pacquiao

Atlantic City, New Jersey - Yuriorkis Gamboa's attempt to leap into boxing's elite was not as spectacular as everyone expected it to be. Against a tough and seasoned veteran in Daniel Ponce de Leon, Gamboa's performance tonight was solid but not dazzling. His athleticism was there. His speed was there but the one thing everyone present in the Boardwalk Hall Arena came for and the millions watching in HBO were waiting of never materialize. Gamboa was unable to duplicate his impressive outing from his last fight in this very same venue. There was no knockdown on an opponent that would boost his resume incredibly. There was no perfect ending that would light up his name after this fight. But he did win unanimously in a fight cut short by an accidental clash of heads in the 8th round of the featherweight match. And it happened just when the fight was heating up for both fighters. Continue Reading on

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