Gamboa vs Burns Info
Yuriorkis Gamboa could potentially square off against Ricky Burns in Late 2020 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).
Gamboa vs Burns stats
Yuriorkis Gamboa would step into the ring with a record of 30 wins and 3 loses, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ricky Burns would make his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gamboa would have a large advantage in power over Burns, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Burns' 37%.
Yuriorkis Gamboa is the older man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Burns has a height advantage of 5 inches over Gamboa. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Yuriorkis Gamboa & Ricky Burns fight out of an orthodox stance.
Gamboa is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 year and 6 months later than Burns, who’s first professional fight was in 2001. He has fought 197 less professional rounds, 207 to Burns' 404.
Gamboa vs Burns form
Gamboa has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Roman Martinez on 27th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jason Sosa on 25th November 2017 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by Robinson Castellanos on 5th May 2017 by majority decision in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
He had won against Rene Alvarado on 11th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Burns has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Lee Selby on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Scott Cardle on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Crolla on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Julius Indongo on 15th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
He had defeated Kiryl Relikh on 7th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
In terms of recent activity, Yuriorkis Gamboa has been fighting more than Ricky Burns.
Yuriorkis Gamboa last fought 9 months and 2 days ago, while Ricky Burns' last outing was 11 months and 4 days ago.
Gamboa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.