Yuriorkis Gamboa

“El Ciclon de Guantanamo”

RECORD

30 - 4 - 0

KOs

18

Weight 135 lbs (61.36 kg)

Age 38

Home Miami, Florida, USA 

Complete Stats

A 2004 Olympic Gold medalist for Cuba and former unified Featherweight World Champion, Yuriorkis Gamboa—now based out of Miami—has his sights set on another title run. Read Bio

Last Fight

loss vs Gervonta Davis

Dec 28, 2019 / State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

Yuriorkis Gamboa was stopped by Gervonta Davis in their WBA Lightweight Title fight at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

Latest News

Yuriorkis Gamboa News
PBC Boxing Video
Dec 31, 2019 / Davis vs Gamboa, Pascal vs Jack, Gervonta Davis, Yuriorkis Gamboa

What We Learned: Davis vs. Gamboa

A look back at key takeaways from Saturday night's stacked SHOWTIME card at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

PBC Boxing Video
Dec 29, 2019 / Davis vs Gamboa, Pascal vs Jack, Gervonta Davis, Yuriorkis Gamboa

Gervonta Davis Dominates, Stops Yuriorkis Gamboa in 12

Boxing returns to Atlanta in style as “Tank” steamrolls a game Gamboa to win a world lightweight title in a SHOWTIME Championship Boxing headliner.

PBC Boxing Video
Dec 24, 2019 / Davis vs Gamboa, Yuriorkis Gamboa

Yuriorkis Gamboa Knows All About the “It” Factor

The former unified world featherweight champion believes though he and Gervonta Davis share the same skillset, his experience will be the difference when they face off for the vacant world lightweight title Saturday night on SHOWTIME.

Fights

Yuriorkis Gamboa Fights

LOSS vs Devin Haney 24-0-0

Nov 07, 2020 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Devin Haney WINS against Yuriorkis Gamboa by UD in Round 12 of 12

LOSS vs Gervonta Davis 24-0-0

Dec 28, 2019 State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

Gervonta Davis WINS against Yuriorkis Gamboa by KO in Round 11 of 12

Win vs Miguel Beltran Jr 33-6-0

Nov 10, 2018 Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo, Miami, Florida, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Miguel Beltran Jr by UD in Round 10 of 10

WIN vs Jason Sosa 20-2-4

Nov 25, 2017 Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York, USA

Jason Sosa LOSES to Yuriorkis Gamboa by MD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Alexis Reyes 15-2-1

Aug 12, 2017 Grand Oasis Arena, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Alexis Reyes by MD in Round 10 of 10

Loss vs Robinson Castellanos 23-12-0

May 05, 2017 MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa LOSES to Robinson Castellanos by RTD in Round 7 of 10

Win vs Rene Alvarado 24-7-0

Mar 11, 2017 Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Rene Alvarado by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Hylon Williams Jr 16-1-1

Dec 19, 2015 Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Hylon Williams Jr by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Joel Montes de Oca 18-3-0

Nov 15, 2014 Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Joel Montes de Oca by TKO in Round 6 of 10

LOSS vs Terence Crawford 23-0-0

Jun 28, 2014 CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Terence Crawford WINS against Yuriorkis Gamboa by TKO in Round 9 of 12

Win vs Darleys Perez 28-0-0

Jun 08, 2013 Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Darleys Perez by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Michael Farenas 34-3-4

Dec 08, 2012 MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Michael Farenas by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Daniel Ponce De Leon 41-3-0

Sep 10, 2011 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Daniel Ponce De Leon by TD in Round 8 of 12

Win vs Jorge Solis 41-2-2

Mar 26, 2011 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Jorge Solis by TKO in Round 4 of 12

Win vs Orlando Salido 35-10-2

Sep 11, 2010 Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Orlando Salido by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Jonathan Victor Barros 42-7-1

Mar 27, 2010 Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Jonathan Victor Barros by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Rogers Mtagwa 26-13-2

Jan 23, 2010 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Rogers Mtagwa by TKO in Round 2 of 12

Win vs Whyber Garcia 22-6-0

Oct 10, 2009 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Whyber Garcia by TKO in Round 4 of 12

Win vs Jose Rojas 25-6-1

Apr 17, 2009 Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Jose Rojas by TKO in Round 10 of 12

Win vs Walter Estrada 35-8-0

Feb 20, 2009 University Center Arena, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Walter Estrada by KO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Roger Gonzalez 27-2-0

Jan 09, 2009 Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Roger Gonzalez by TKO in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Marcos Ramirez 25-0-0

Oct 04, 2008 Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Marcos Ramirez by KO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Al Seeger 27-3-0

Jul 18, 2008 Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Al Seeger by TKO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Darling Jimenez 23-2-2

May 17, 2008 Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm, Nevada, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Darling Jimenez by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Johnnie Edwards 13-1-1

Feb 22, 2008 Xtreme Indoor Karting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Johnnie Edwards by TKO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Gilberto Luque 7-4-2

Jan 05, 2008 Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Gilberto Luque by TKO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Adailton De Jesus 19-2-0

Oct 30, 2007 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Adailton De Jesus by TKO in Round 6 of 6

Win vs Samuel Kebede 25-1-0

Oct 19, 2007 Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Samuel Kebede by TKO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Nestor Hugo Paniagua 17-4-1

Sep 21, 2007 Hansehalle, Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Nestor Hugo Paniagua by KO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Thomas Hengstberger 12-5-2

Sep 02, 2007 Universal Hall, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Thomas Hengstberger by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Joel Mayo 40-11-0

Jul 06, 2007 Arena Gym, Hamburg, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Joel Mayo by TKO in Round 2 of 4

Win vs Araik Sachbazjan 7-0-0

Jun 16, 2007 Atatürk Sport Salonu, Ankara, Turkey

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Araik Sachbazjan by RTD in Round 3 of 6

Win vs Alexan Manvelyan 6-1-0

Apr 27, 2007 Arena Gym, Hamburg, Germany

Yuriorkis Gamboa WINS against Alexan Manvelyan by UD in Round 4 of 4

Stats

Yuriorkis Gamboa “El Ciclon de Guantanamo”

  • WINS 30
  • LOSSES 4
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 18

Weight 135 lbs (61.36 kg)

Height 5'" (1.66 m)

Reach 65" (165 cm)

  • Born

    December 23, 1981
  • Age

    38
  • Country

    Cuba
  • Born in

    Guantanamo
  • Trains in

    Miami, FL
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    219
  • KO Percentage

    52.94%
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Bio

Yuriorkis Gamboa Bio

A 2004 Olympic Gold medalist for Cuba and former unified Featherweight World Champion, Yuriorkis Gamboa—now based out of Miami—has his sights set on another title run.