14 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Yuriorkis Gamboa has fought 35 times with 30 wins and 5 losses. As of February 2023, Gamboa's boxing record stands at 30-5 (18 KO wins, 4 KO losses).
Yuriorkis Gamboa (El Ciclon de Guantánamo) is a Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Guantánamo, Cuba on December 23, 1981. Gamboa made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on April 27, 2007. He is a featherweight world champion. Gamboa is 41 years old, he will turn 42 in 10 months and 19 days.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||3|
|Losses via KO||4|
|35||Apr 16, 2022||40||Isaac Cruz||Loss||TKO5|
|34||Nov 7, 2020||38||Devin Haney||Loss||UD|
|33||Dec 28, 2019||38||Gervonta Davis||Loss||TKO12|
|32||Jul 27, 2019||37||Román Martínez||Win||KO2|
|31||Nov 10, 2018||36||Miguel Beltrán Jr.||Win||UD|
|30||Nov 25, 2017||35||Jason Sosa||Win||MD|
|29||Aug 12, 2017||35||Alexis Reyes||Win||MD|
|28||May 5, 2017||35||Robinson Castellanos||Loss||RTD7|
|27||Mar 11, 2017||35||René Alvarado||Win||UD|
|26||Dec 19, 2015||33||Hylon Williams Jr.||Win||UD|
|25||Nov 15, 2014||32||Joel Montes de Oca||Win||TKO6|
|24||Jun 28, 2014||32||Terence Crawford||Loss||KO9|
|23||Jun 8, 2013||31||Darleys Pérez||Win||UD|
|22||Dec 8, 2012||30||Michael Farenas||Win||UD|
|21||Sep 10, 2011||29||Daniel Ponce de León||Win||TD|
|20||Mar 26, 2011||29||Jorge Solís||Win||TKO4|
|19||Sep 11, 2010||28||Orlando Salido||Win||UD|
|18||Mar 27, 2010||28||Jonathan Victor Barros||Win||UD|
|17||Jan 23, 2010||28||Rogers Mtagwa||Win||KO2|
|16||Oct 10, 2009||27||Whyber Garcia||Win||TKO4|
|15||Apr 17, 2009||27||Jose Rojas||Win||TKO10|
|14||Feb 20, 2009||27||Walter Estrada||Win||KO1|
|13||Jan 9, 2009||27||Roger Gonzalez||Win||TKO10|
|12||Oct 4, 2008||26||Marcos Ramirez||Win||KO2|
|11||Jul 18, 2008||26||Al Seeger||Win||TKO2|
|10||May 17, 2008||26||Darling Jimenez||Win||UD|
|9||Feb 22, 2008||26||Johnnie Edwards||Win||TKO1|
|8||Jan 5, 2008||26||Gilberto Luque||Win||TKO1|
|7||Oct 30, 2007||25||Adailton de Jesus||Win||TKO6|
|6||Oct 19, 2007||25||Samuel Kebede||Win||TKO2|
|5||Sep 21, 2007||25||Nestor Hugo Paniagua||Win||KO1|
|4||Sep 2, 2007||25||Thomas Hengstberger||Win||TKO1|
|3||Jul 6, 2007||25||Joel Mayo||Win||TKO2|
|2||Jun 16, 2007||25||Araik Sachbazjan||Win||RTD3|
|1||Apr 27, 2007||25||Alexan Manvelyan||Win||UD|
Yuriorkis Gamboa made his debut against Alexan Manvelyan at the age of 25 on April 27, 2007, defeating Manvelyan via 4 round unanimous decision. He went on to win 22 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.
Gamboa got elevated as the featherweight world WBA (Regular) champion at the age of 27 after 15 professional fights, and had his first title defense fight against Whyber Garcia on October 10, 2009, and won via 4th round TKO.
He is a one-time unified featherweight world champion, and has won one world title at featherweight. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Gamboa's world title wins and defenses refer to "Yuriorkis Gamboa World Titles".
Some of Gamboa's best fights and notable victories include wins over Román Martínez, Jorge Solís, Orlando Salido, Daniel Ponce de León, Miguel Beltrán Jr., René Alvarado, and Jason Sosa.
Yuriorkis Gamboa has had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career so far — three of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Terence Crawford via 9th round KO on June 28, 2014, which ended his 23-fight win streak. He has been stopped four times and lost once via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Yuriorkis Gamboa's losses".
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Mexican boxer Isaac Cruz on April 16, 2022. Gamboa lost the fight via 5th round TKO. It's been 9 months and 19 days since this fight.
Gamboa's professional boxing record is currently at 30-5, which includes 18 knockout wins and 4 losses via knockout, and 1 title win. He is on a three-fight losing streak.
Yuriorkis Gamboa has fought a total of 35 times till today. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.
A 27-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (15-0, 13 KO) got elevated as WBA (Regular) featherweight champion and defended the title against Whyber Garcia.Gamboa defeated Garcia via 4th round TKO to retain the WBA (Regular) featherweight title.
A 28-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (18-0, 15 KO) faced Orlando Salido, who was 31 years old with a record of 35-10-2 in a featherweight unification fight. Salido was on a three-fight win streak with 23 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Gamboa.
Gamboa defeated Salido via 12 round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF featherweight title and retain the WBA (Unified) featherweight title.
A 29-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (19-0, 15 KO) faced Jorge Solís, who was 31 years old with a record of 41-2-2 in a featherweight title defense fight. Solís was on a three-fight win streak with 30 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage over Gamboa.
Gamboa defeated Solis via 4th round TKO to retain the WBA (Unified) featherweight title.
A 29-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16 KO) faced Daniel Ponce de León, who was 31 years old with a record of 41-3. León was on a one-fight losing streak. Gamboa was the taller of the two by 1 cm but León had a 13 cm reach advantage over Gamboa.
Gamboa defeated León via 8 round technical-decision.
A 35-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (25-1, 17 KO) faced René Alvarado, who was 28 years old with a record of 24-7. Alvarado was on a one-fight win streak with 16 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage over Gamboa.
Gamboa defeated Alvarado via 10 round unanimous decision.
A 36-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (28-2, 17 KO) faced Miguel Beltrán Jr., who was 29 years old with a record of 33-6. Beltrán Jr. was on a one-fight win streak with 22 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms but both had the same reach.
Gamboa defeated Beltrán Jr. via 10 round unanimous decision.
A 37-year old Yuriorkis Gamboa (29-2, 17 KO) faced Román Martínez, who was 36 years old with a record of 30-3-3. Martínez was on a one-fight win streak with 18 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Gamboa.
Gamboa defeated Martínez via 2nd round KO.
Some of Gamboa's best wins so far are against Román Martínez, Jorge Solís, Orlando Salido, Daniel Ponce de León, Miguel Beltrán Jr., René Alvarado, and Jason Sosa.
Gamboa has knocked out 18 of his 35 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 51.4%. Of his total 30 wins, 18 of them have been via KO (60%).
Gamboa has 5 losses. Isaac Cruz, Devin Haney, Gervonta Davis, Robinson Castellanos, and Terence Crawford are the five boxers who have beaten Gamboa.