Brandon Rios vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa Still On for April 14th in Vegas?
What was supposed to be the Los Angeles press conference for the Brandon Rios vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa clash today turned into something quite different. As we all know, yesterday's Miami presser was squashed when Yuriorkis Gamboa didn't show up to his own hometown event, something he had specifically requested.
Since, rumors were flying back and forth that Gamboa was backing out, that he really has signed with Mayweather Promotions and is trying to leave Top Rank, and so on and so forth. Today's press conference was supposed to clear the air, but it seems like more questions have been left unanswered.
Credit: Bret Newton
Top Rank's Todd duBoef took the mic at the presser, and went into a long speech about what he termed the "genesis" of the Rios vs. Gamboa fight. Basically Gamboa's team requested the fight last year, and said they wanted Manny Pacquiao, but first they wanted the lightweight championship and Brand...