The former Wba super-Fw champion Jason Sosa entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 20-2-4 (15 KOs=75%) and he is ranked as the No.6 super featherweight in the world but he comes off the loss against #1 Vasyl Lomachenko (=Lomachenko vs Sosa). Before this bout, in 2016, he had beat Javier Fortuna (=Fortuna vs Sosa) and Stephen Smith (=Sosa vs Smith).
His opponent, the 2004 Olympic flyweight gold medalist and former IBF and Wba Fw champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, has a record of 27-2-0 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.36 in the same weight class. He has already fought three times in 2017 beating Rene Alvarado (=Gamboa vs Alvarado) and Alexis Reyes (=Gamboa vs Reyes) but between these two bouts he lost to Robinson Castellanos (=Gamboa vs Castellanos). Gamboa vs Sosa is on the undercard of Sergey Kovalev vs Vyacheslav Shabranskyy. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Sosa’s previous fight: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa
Gamboa’s previous fight: Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Alexis Reyes
Gamboa’s next fight: Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Miguel Beltran Jr
Sosa vs Gamboa full fight video:
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