Gamboa to face Crawford on June 28
- Updated: May 6, 2014
Top Rank has today confirmed that Yuriorkis Gamboa will take on Terence Crawford in Omaha, Ne. on June 28.
Crawford will be defending his WBO lightweight title in a battle of unbeatens at the CenturyLink Center.
A press conference is scheduled to take place on May 8 to formally announce the fight, which will be televised on HBO.
Crawford (23-0, 16 KOs) is making the first defense of his title, having just taken it from Ricky Burns this past March. Meanwhile, Gamboa (23-0, 16 KOs) has been struggling to get a fight, and has been out of the ring since March 2013, when he defeated Darleys Perez in Montreal.