HBO Boxing After Dark | Yuriorkis Gamboa Knocks Down Jorge Solis Five Times to Retain TitlesCategory: Boxing
MATCHUP: Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantánamo” Gamboa vs Jorge “Coloradito” Solis
EVENT: HBO Boxing After Dark: Featherweight Fury
DATE: March 26, 2011 at 9:45pm EST
VENUE: Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
FIGHT DETAILS: Cuban boxing sensation Yuriorkis Gamboa defends his WBA Featherweight (126lbs) and IBF Featherweight (126lbs) titles against Interim WBA Super Featherweight (130lbs) champion Jorge Solis.
Gamboa from Cuba (20 wins – 0 losses, 16 by KO) is the current Unified IBF and WBA Featherweight champion. As an amateur boxer, he won an Olympic gold medal in the flyweight division at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Solis from Mexico (37 wins – 2 losses – 2 draws, 27 by KO) is a former holder of various minor and regional titles including, the Jalisco State Featherweight title, WBC Latin America title, Mexican Super Bantamweight and Featherweight divisions and WBA Fedecentro titles.
FIGHT RESULT: Yuriorkis Gamboa stopped Jorge Solis in the fourth round Saturday night to defend his WBA and IBF featherweight titles. Gamboa knocked down Solis five times, twice in the fourth.
Watch the Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Jorge Solis fight video below:
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