Erislandy Lara, who faces Canelo Alvarez tonight in Las Vegas, was part of an influx of Cuban amateur stars who left their homeland and brought their talents to the professional ranks.
Fans share more thoughts on the Terence Crawford-Yuriorkis Gamboa fight and Crawford’s potential, plus praise for Errol Spence Jr., scorn for the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight, and “real mythical matchups” involving George Foreman in this week’s Friday mailbag. Happy 4th of July!
Having made a vital statement to the lightweight division by stopping Yuriorkis Gamboa last Saturday, WBO titlist Terence Crawford looks to face anyone his team puts in front of him.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we find out who’s next on IBF junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina’s hit list, should he successfully defend his strap against Cornelius Bundrage.
Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford’s sensational knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday night was a breakthrough victory.
Top Rank President Todd duBoef says Terence Crawford will return to the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., where the WBO lightweight titleholder scored a ninth-round KO of Yuriorkis Gamboa before 10,943 screaming fans on Saturday.
Action shots from WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford’s impressive win over Yuriorkis Gamboa in Omaha. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Terence Crawford said Yuriorkis Gamboa “picked the wrong fighter and the wrong city” after flooring the former featherweight beltholder four times during his come-from-behind ninth-round stoppage in defense of his WBO lightweight title before 10,943 raucous fans at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb.
Undefeated lightweight Terence Crawford lived up to high expectations by defending his WBO title with a ninth-round KO against previously unbeaten Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday in his hometown of Omaha, Neb.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of tonight’s lightweight bout between WBO titleholder Terence Crawford and former featherweight beltholder Yuriorkis Gamboa at CenturyLink Center in Crawford’s hometown of Omaha, Neb., on HBO.
Main-event lightweights Terence Crawford and Yuriorkis Gamboa on the scales along with others on Saturday’s card in Omaha, Nebraska. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
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.