Renowned American specialist Teddy Atlas weighed the chances of Cuban veteran Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-3-0, 18 KO) against the reigning WBC lightweight champion (up to 61.2 kg), American Devin Haney (24-0-0, 15 KO).
“Gamboa was a terrific fighter, but his career is over. Haney is the guy with the power and it amuses me that everyone talks about his shoulder surgery while forgetting about Gamboa surgery. [на ахилловом сухожилии].
The reason is that everyone sees the future in Haney. People just don’t think about Gamboa, it’s the background. This is the guy used as a contender for Haney, who is 17 years younger after the injury, “Atlas said.