Yuriorkis Gamboa.

With a period and lower case, not with my usual exclamation point and all caps.

Such tantalizing talent and such athletic gifts. But such terrible habits and such a fragile chin. It’s enough to get knocked down in every fight and win every fight by a landslide or knockout — so far. But for how much longer?

More to say about the Friday Night Fights season debut, plus other topics, later today…

About Tim Starks

Tim is the founder of The Queensberry Rules and co-founder of The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (http://www.tbrb.org). He lives in Washington, D.C. He has written for the Guardian, Economist, New Republic, Chicago Tribune and more.