WBO lightweight titlist Terence Crawford says he’s used to taking high risks for high reward and will do so once again versus Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday night.
In anticipation of Saturday night’s lightweight challenge of WBO titleholder Terence Crawford, Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa is unaffected by assessments of his size disadvantage, insisting he’s always been the smaller fighter.
Defending WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford and challenger Yuriorkis Gamboa prepare to face each other on June 28 along with middleweights Matt Korobov and Jose Uzcategui. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Critics poured scorn on Ricky Burns following a trio of poor performances against Jose Gonzalez, Raymundo Beltran and Terence Crawford, but the Scottish star looks to bounce back with new coach Tony Sims on Friday when he meets the unbeaten Dejan Zlaticanin in Glasgow.
Undefeated but recently inactive Yuriorkis Gamboa wants to make up for lost ring time when he challenges undefeated lightweight standout Terence Crawford in the WBO titleholder’s hometown of Omaha, Neb., on Saturday. The talented Cuban standout spoke to RingTV.com about the HBO-televised showdown.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook details former WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns’ plans should he get past Dejan Zlaticanin on June 27.
Yuriorkis Gamboa plans on taking the upper hand early when he faces WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford on June 28.
The June 28 fight between WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford and Yuriorkis Gamboa will take place in Crawford’s hometown of Omaha, Neb.
WBO lightweight titlist Terence Crawford recently spoke to RingTV.com on Floyd Mayweather Jr., his title win over Ricky Burns and what lies ahead in his career.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum would like to match unbeaten WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford against the winner of Saturday night’s bout between former title challengers Raymundo Beltran and Arash Usmanee.
A number of RING-ranked fighters – including lightweights Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford and super middleweights Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham – saw action during the last two weeks, which caused some changes within the magazine’s divisional rankings.
Unbeaten American Terence Crawford lived up to the hype by wrenching the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns’ grasp in Glasgow on Saturday, firmly announcing his arrival on the world stage with a unanimous decision. The official scores were 116-112 twice and 117-110.
Unbeaten American lightweight contender Terence Crawford outboxed, outfought and generally outclassed Ricky Burns over 12 rounds, taking the Scotish veteran’s WBO title via unanimous decision on Saturday in Glasgow.
WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns added strength and conditioning coach Matthew Smillie to his team to help prepare him for tomorrow’s title defense against undefeated American challenger and odds favorite Terence Crawford.
Readers from around the globe share their thoughts on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana matchup, plus give their two cents on the Julio Cesar Chavez-Bryan Vera rematch and the Ricky Burns-Terence Crawford fight, among other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag.