“I've always said it. Ward is a brilliant analytical boxer with great reflexes, technique, and improvisational ability. Dawson is technically sound, unimaginative, and inflexible, negating many of his obvious physical gifts. He doesn't throw down (unless it's Hopkins on his back), he doesn't shift down when the going gets rough, and he really only has his one-two, one-one-two-three combos. I predicted Ward would flummox and dismantle him, breaking his will. There it is.” —Mortcola wasn't surprised that Dawson got steamrolled

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[url=http://www.boxingchannel.tv/castellanos-takes-gamboa-vegas/] Castellanos Takes Out Gamboa in Vegas - Friday night saw Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions kick off perhaps their biggest weekend of the year with a full night of fights at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The main event of the evening resulted in a major upset in the crowded lightweight division as former world champion Robinson Castellanos (24-12) defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa (26-1) in a fight many were calling a showcase for Gamboa. Gamboa, a former Cuban amateur stand out and former Olympic Gold Medalist suffered just the second defeat of his career but the last few years have been plagued by out for the ring problems and inactivity and last night’s loss was a real setback for Gamboa, who is now 35 years old and seemingly moving away from title comtention in a talent-laden 135 pound weight class.   Castellanos Takes Out Gamboa in Vegas The complete results for Golden Boy’s Friday fights are listed below and you can check the latest TBC report for more highlights and details.   Friday, May 5th, 2017 - MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV 135 LBS 10 RDS: Robinson Castellanos def Yuriorkis Gamboa via RTD after 7 RDS. 126 LBS 10 RDS: Jesus M Rojas def Abraham Lopez via TKO in RD 8 @1:47. 160 LBS 10 RDS: Yamaguchi Falcao def Morgan Fitch via UD (100-90,100-90,100-90) 126 LBS 8 RDS: Horacio Garcia def Fernando Vargas via UD. 135 LBS 8 RDS: Carlos Morales def Cesar Alan Valenzuela via SD. 122 LBS 8 RDS: Oscar Negrete def Victor Ruiz via UD. 160 LBS 6 RDS: Alexis Salazar def Evan Torres via UD. 140 LBS 4 RDS: Vergil Ortiz def Angel Sarinana via TKO in RD 3. Castellanos Takes Out Gamboa in Vegas / Check out more boxing news and features at [url=http://thesweetscience.com]The Sweet Science, where the best boxing writers write.