Devin Haney: “Gamboa is a tough opponent and I hope the audience will enjoy what we put on in the ring.”


WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (24-0 15 KOs) is confident that the 25th fight of his career will be the most difficult for him.

We remind you that 21-year-old Haney meets 38-year-old Yuriorkis Gamboa (26-2 17 KOs) on November 7 at the Seminole Hard Rock arena in Hollywood. In an interview with IFL, Haney said:

“Gamboa is a veteran. He was the unified world champion and is the most titled fighter in my track record so far. In his last fight with Jervonta Davis, he spent 12 rounds in the ring and it says a lot. He is resilient, determined and cannot be underestimated. a very difficult opponent and I hope the fans will like what they see. “

Haney also added that he is happy to return to the big sport after a year absence and wants to put on a real show for fans hungry for spectacular fights.

Haney fought his last fight in November 2019, winning by decision over Alfonso Santiago. Then he received a shoulder injury, the treatment of which took several months, and then a pandemic began.

In turn, Gamboa lost in the last fight to Davis in 12 rounds and was also injured, injuring the Achilles.

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