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Yuriorkis Gamboa Record

Total Fights35
Title Wins1
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins18
KO Losses4
Yuriorkis Gamboa Record & Stats
Yuriorkis Gamboa's Record
Yuriorkis Gamboa's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Yuriorkis Gamboa's boxing record?

      14 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Yuriorkis Gamboa has fought 35 times with 30 wins and 5 losses.

      Gamboa's boxing record is currently 30-5, which includes one world-championship elevation, one world-title win, and five successful title defense fights at the featherweight weight division. He has a 51.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 18 of his total 35 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Gamboa has suffered four knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 5th round TKO defeat to Isaac Cruz on April 16, 2022. He is on a three-fight losing streak.

      Some of Gamboa's best fights and notable victories include wins over Jorge Solís, Orlando Salido, Román Martínez, Daniel Ponce de León, René Alvarado, Miguel Beltrán Jr., and Jason Sosa.

      35Apr 16, 202240Isaac CruzLossTKO5
      34Nov 7, 202038Devin HaneyLoss *UD
      33Dec 28, 201938Gervonta DavisLoss *TKO12
      32Jul 27, 201937Román MartínezWinKO2
      31Nov 10, 201836Miguel Beltrán Jr.WinUD
      30Nov 25, 201735Jason SosaWinMD
      29Aug 12, 201735Alexis ReyesWinMD
      28May 5, 201735Robinson CastellanosLossRTD7
      27Mar 11, 201735René AlvaradoWinUD
      26Dec 19, 201533Hylon Williams Jr.WinUD
      25Nov 15, 201432Joel Montes de OcaWinTKO6
      24Jun 28, 201432Terence CrawfordLoss *KO9
      23Jun 8, 201331Darleys PérezWinUD
      22Dec 8, 201230Michael FarenasWinUD
      21Sep 10, 201129Daniel Ponce de LeónWinTD
      20Mar 26, 201129Jorge SolísWin *TKO4
      19Sep 11, 201028Orlando SalidoWin *UD
      18Mar 27, 201028Jonathan Victor BarrosWin *UD
      17Jan 23, 201028Rogers MtagwaWin *KO2
      16Oct 10, 200927Whyber GarciaWin *TKO4
      15Apr 17, 200927Jose RojasWinTKO10
      14Feb 20, 200927Walter EstradaWinKO1
      13Jan 9, 200927Roger GonzalezWinTKO10
      12Oct 4, 200826Marcos RamirezWinKO2
      11Jul 18, 200826Al SeegerWinTKO2
      10May 17, 200826Darling JimenezWinUD
      9Feb 22, 200826Johnnie EdwardsWinTKO1
      8Jan 5, 200826Gilberto LuqueWinTKO1
      7Oct 30, 200725Adailton de JesusWinTKO6
      6Oct 19, 200725Samuel KebedeWinTKO2
      5Sep 21, 200725Nestor Hugo PaniaguaWinKO1
      4Sep 2, 200725Thomas HengstbergerWinTKO1
      3Jul 6, 200725Joel MayoWinTKO2
      2Jun 16, 200725Araik SachbazjanWinRTD3
      1Apr 27, 200725Alexan ManvelyanWinUD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Yuriorkis Gamboa (El Ciclon de Guantánamo) is a 42-year old Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Guantánamo, Cuba on December 23, 1981. He is a former featherweight world champion.

      Gamboa made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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.

      Yuriorkis Gamboa 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 the "Championships" section below.

      Gamboa has had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      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 2 years, 1 month, and 8 days since this fight.


      Gamboa has had a total of eight world-title fights till today, which includes winning one world title and five successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Yuriorkis Gamboa has fought for a featherweight world title in four fights and won once. Till today, he has won one featherweight belt. He was elevated as world champion once, by WBA.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Sep 11, 2010^Orlando SalidoFeatherweightIBF*UD
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Yuriorkis Gamboa has had five featherweight world-title defense fights. He won all of these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Mar 26, 2011Jorge SolísFeatherweightWBA (Unified)TKO
      Sep 11, 2010^Orlando SalidoFeatherweightWBA (Unified)UD
      Mar 27, 2010Jonathan Victor BarrosFeatherweightWBA (Regular)UD
      Jan 23, 2010Rogers MtagwaFeatherweightWBA (Regular)KO
      Oct 10, 2009Whyber GarciaFeatherweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      ^ Became unified world champion


      Gamboa has fought a total of 35 times till today, which includes 8 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • October 10, 2009: Gamboa gets elevated as the WBA (Regular) featherweight champion and has his first world-title fight, and successfully defends the title against Whyber Garcia winning the fight via 4th round TKO.

      • September 11, 2010: Gamboa becomes a unified featherweight world champion by beating Orlando Salido via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Unified) and IBF featherweight world-champion belts.

      • March 26, 2011: Gamboa successfully defends the WBA (Unified) featherweight title against Jorge Solís, winning the fight via 4th round TKO.

      • September 10, 2011: Yuriorkis Gamboa beats Daniel Ponce de León via 8th round technical decision.

      • November 25, 2017: Yuriorkis Gamboa beats Jason Sosa via 10th round majority decision.

      • July 27, 2019: Yuriorkis Gamboa beats Román Martínez via 2nd round KO.


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