Gamboa Wins Controversial MD
In a fight most considered to be a crossroads fight Cuba’s Yuriokis Gamboa escaped with a majority decision victory over Jason Sosa, the judges scorecards 94-94, 95-93 and 96-92 in favor of Gamboa. Taking a fight on 3 weeks noticed with a new trainer can be a recipe for disaster. Gamboa was able to gut it out and get a majority decision over a game Sosa. Gamboa came out more conservative than usual with Sosa pressing the action forward throughout the fight. He was clearly the faster of the two relying on his movement and counter punching abilities to outbox Sosa. As soon as they got on the inside Gamboa would hold receiving several warnings early on.