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Yuriorkis Gamboa gets opponent

Updated: November 21, 2012, 8:14 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former unified featherweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa got a new opponent in Michael Farenas on Monday for his first fight in 15 months.

Gamboa will face Farenas in a 130-pound non-title bout in the co-feature on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV undercard on Dec. 8 (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com.

Gamboa, who is moving up to junior lightweight after being stripped of a pair of featherweight belts, was originally ...

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