The 2004 Olympic flyweight gold medalist and former IBF and Wba Fw champion Yuriorkis Gamboa entered this fight with a record of 25-1-0 (17 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 19, 2015 when he defeated Hylon Williams Jr (=Gamboa vs Williams Jr). He suffered his only loss when he faced Terence Crawford in 2014 (=Crawford vs Gamboa).
His opponent, Rene Alvarado, has a boxing record of 24-7-0 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.52 super featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Andrew Cancio and Manuel Avila (=Avila vs Alvarado), but then he has beat Jayson Velez (=Velez vs Alvarado). Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Rene Alvarado is on the undercard of David Lemieux vs Curtis Stevens. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, USA
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Gamboa’s previous fight: Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Hylon Williams Jr
Alvarado’s previous fight: Jayson Velez vs Rene Alvarado
Gamboa’s next fight: Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Robinson Castellanos
Gamboa vs Alvarado Fight Video: