Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Orlando Salido

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2010-09-11 : Yuriorkis Gamboa 126 lbs beat Orlando Salido 126 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Fight was to unify the WBA and IBF Featherweight titles.
  • IBF title at stake only for Gamboa as Salido was stripped of it prior to the fight due to weighing more than ten pounds over the weight limit at a second weigh-in on the morning of the event.
  • Gamboa controlled much of the early rounds.
  • Gamboa down in round 8.
  • Gamboa knocked Salido down in the 12th round, but was docked 2 points for hitting Salido while he was on the canvas.
  • Gamboa became the first Cuban boxer to hold an IBF world title since the organizations inception.