In a clash of former world champions, unbeaten featherweight Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KOs) scored a eight round technical decision over determined Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-4, 34 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tonight on HBO at 10:30 EST, WBA Super Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16 KOs) faces off against Mexican tough man Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-3, 34 KOs) at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tomorrow night, 40 year old WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KOs) defends his coveted crown against 34 year old Polish warrior Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KOs) in front of 45,000 loyal fight fans packed in Stadion Miejski, a newly designed soccer stadium in Wroclaw, Poland.
It was supposed to be a real treat for an undercard - Seasoned veteran versus young star, smooth technician versus knockout specialist...
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Following an aborted flirtation with the UFC, the once great James Toney (73-6-3, 44 KO) will meet Denis Lebedev (22-1, 17) for a fight of little significance at the Khondynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. The fight will take place on November 5th.
WBC FECOMBOX heavyweight titlist David "El Niño" Rodriguez (35-0, 33 KO) was to take one more step toward an expected clash with Chris Arreola next year, his expected knockout recital to be supported by a performance from El Paso's Jennifer Han.