Current rankings @ Super Featherweight
When is Colbert vs Gamboa?
Chris Colbert could fight Yuriorkis Gamboa in November 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Colbert vs Gamboa stats
Chris Colbert would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yuriorkis Gamboa would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gamboa would have a large advantage in power over Colbert, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Colbert's 38%.
Chris Colbert is the younger man by 14 years, at 25 years old.
Colbert has a height advantage of 3 inches over Gamboa. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Colbert & Yuriorkis Gamboa fight out of an orthodox stance.
Colbert is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 1 month later than Gamboa, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 114 less professional rounds, 105 to Gamboa's 219.
Chris Colbert goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC and 4 by the RING at super featherweight.
Colbert vs Gamboa form
Colbert remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 3rd July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jaime Arboleda on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jezreel Corrales on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Miguel Beltran Jr on 21st September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rabobank Theater, California.
He had beat Alberto Mercado on 23rd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Gamboa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Devin Haney on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Roman Martinez on 27th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore.
Before that, he had won against Jason Sosa on 25th November 2017 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Hehad lost to Robinson Castellanos on 5th May 2017 by majority decision in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Colbert has been fighting more than Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Chris Colbert last fought 3 months and 16 days ago, while Yuriorkis Gamboa's last outing was 11 months and 12 days ago.
Colbert's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Gamboa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Colbert vs Gamboa?
Yuriorkis Gamboa is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Chris Colbert if you fancy the incredible upset.