Gamboa claims WBA featherweight belt
PRIMM, Nev. -- Undefeated Yuriorkis Gamboa captured the interim WBA featherweight championship, stopping Jose Rojas in the 10th round of a bout scheduled for 12 Friday night.
Gamboa, now 15-0 with 13 KOs, pelted the left-handed Rojas throughout the bout at Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino and dropped him with a right to the head in the fifth round. Gamboa, of Miami, pinned Rojas in a corner and was pummeling him when referee Jay Nady halted the one-sided bout at 1:31 of the 10th round.
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