Yuriorkis Gamboa won’t be electing to have surgery to repair his torn right Achilles. He injured last Saturday night in his 12th round knockout loss to Gervonta Davis. Former IBF and WBA featherweight champion Gamboa (30-3, 18 KOs) will rehab his torn Achilles for three months before he starts training, according to elnuevoherald.com.
“As I passed through the neutral corner, I felt as if I had been hit in the foot,” Gamboa said. “From that moment I felt a lot of pain, but I did not want or could leave. That is my warrior heart and it is something that I have demonstrated throughout my career .”
The first news were not so bright for the fighter:
“Thank you very much to my fans who supported me for this fight against Davis,” Gamboa said. “Unfortunately, I broke the Achilles Tendon in the 2nd round, but I kept up to fight and win the fight. I promised them all of me and so it was. Now to recover and move on.”
Una semana mas mi gente!! Toda mi vida me han dudado..contra todos prognosticos, me he coronado Campeon Olimpico, 4x Campeon Mundial en 3 categorías…viene mi noche, 28 De Diciembre @MayweatherPromo @premierboxing @ShowtimeBoxing 🥊🇨🇺🇺🇸🦁🦁 https://t.co/1sr0ven56X
— Yuriorkis Gamboa (@gamboa) December 22, 2019