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Mayweather vs. Guerrero

Mayweather dominates Guerrero; Mares stops De Leon

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) totally dominated Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The judges all had the fight scored 117-111, 117-111, 117-111.

Mayweather was too slick, too quick and too good for Guerrero. His fast hands were too much for Guerrero and had him fighting in a cautious manner instead of his usual aggressive manner. When he did try and come forward, Guerrero kept walking into hard right hands. Mayweather was in complete control of the fight.

Mayweather looked like he was in the process of breaking Guerrero in the 8th round when he was hammering him with right hands. Mayweather didn’t continue to tag Guerrero with big right hands after this found. Mayweather later revealed that he had injured his right hand and he couldn’t use to try and finish Guerrero off. Continue reading

Mayweather says Guerrero Doesn’t Have a Prayer

01(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) Almost without exception, the boxing experts pick Mayweather to win. Most say it will be by UD. That’s because they don’t see Mayweather getting reckless and take any unnecessary chances to win by kayo. They go right down the line and are forced to pick Little Money. Over the years Mayweather, Jr. has had a chance to grow into the weight class, so he will be stronger and more comfortable at the welterweight level.

He is used to fighting bigger men. This will be only the third time for Guerrero. There’s no argument when the experts go down the list of necessary skills and all the assets are on Mayweather’s side. He is faster. He is more skilled, both defensively and offensively. He is a great counter puncher. He can fight rough if he has to, using his elbows, and leverage to maneuver his man. He will take seize any moment of relaxation or careless Guerrero might provide. Continue reading

Mayweather vs. Guerrero: Fight analysis from undefeated prospect Benjamin Whitaker

floyd#5(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) By Joseph Herron: As the world awaits the highly publicized Mayweather/Guerrero clash for the WBC Welterweight Championship, undefeated Welterweight prospect Benjamin Whitaker of San Antonio, Texas, gives his expert opinion of what fight fans should expect to see from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, this evening.

“I know most fight fans and boxing writers are expecting to see the usual brand of Mayweather dominance in the ring, but I see a much more competitive fight playing out tonight in Las Vegas,” claims the highly touted, Alamo City prospect. “Both men will be coming into the ring with a very confident frame of mind, which always makes for an entertaining scrap.” Continue reading

Mayweather vs Guerrero: Keys to Victory, Four to Explore, Official Prediction

03Tonight, the world of boxing welcomes the return of P4P King, Floyd Mayweather. Another year away from the ring and a short incarceration stint will play their hand at leveraging what most consider to be sheer greatness. Whether or not the man across from him (Robert Guerrero) holds the key to exploit this possibility is another story. That question we can’t answer. What we can answer is the fact that between the calendar year of 2012 and current, something very interesting happened in the world of Boxing.

All the men who dominated the sport in close proximity to Mayweather saw things come to an abrupt end. Cotto, Pacquiao, Margarito, Williams, and Mosley were each ushered one by one to the doorstep of retirement. Some refuse to walk in, yet each clearly have one foot in, one foot out. Mayweather remains the last man standing of that golden era. Quickly, we take a look at the odds of him remaining that way beyond tonight: Continue reading

Khan sees Mayweather as too skilled for Guerrero; thinks he’s got the style to beat Floyd

Amir Khan is hoping to get Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring in the near future, possibly in September if Mayweather gets past Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Khan likes Mayweather in that fight due to his skills.

Khan said as quoted by “Guerrero’s a tough guy but skill-wise he’s not in the same league as Mayweather…I have a great team around me and we have a game plan for defeating Mayweather.” Continue reading

Two days of classics & All Access on Fox Deportes lead up to “May Day: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” on May 4

guerrero2453LAS VEGAS, May 3 – Just a day away from the Saturday, May 4 showdown between Eight-Time and Five Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Six-Time and Four-Division Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, FOX Deportes will wrap up fight week with back-to-back classic fights and an “ALL ACCESS” look into the biggest event of 2013.

On Friday, May 3, the Classics will showcase memorable wins by both Mayweather and Guerrero. Guerrero’s battle against all-action warrior Michael Katsidis which took place on April 9, 2011 will open the telecast and Mayweather’s thrilling knockout over then undefeated British superstar Ricky Hatton, which took place in December 8, 2007. The Classics telecast will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading

Mayweather vs. Guerrero: Just the Facts!

Floyd Mayweather Sr arguing with Ruben(Photo credit: Esther Lin) By Robert Jackson: As the long awaited return to the ring of Floyd “Money” Mayweather is upon us it’s once again time to discuss the pros and cons that each fighter brings to the ring. For this edition of ‘just the facts’, training, trainers, conditioning, mental and physical make up are some of the topics that will be discussed so keep reading.

In one corner we have the reigning and defending WBC Welterweight Champion 43-0, Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr, in the other corner we have the Interim WBC 147lb Champion 31-1-1, Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero. Continue reading

Mayweather says he’s right to bring dad back to train for Guerrero

Floyd asking his dad to calm down(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR believes he will be proved right in bringing back his dad to train him. Floyd Sr will be the chief corner man when his son defends the WBC World Welterweight crown against Robert Guerrero in Las Vegas on Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).

It means Roger Mayweather will not be in his corner for the first time in 13 years with Leonard Ellerbe the head of Mayweather Promotions acting as assistant and Rafael Garcia as cutsman.

Mayweather Jr believes his uncle, who is suffering from sugar diabetes, over-trained him for his points win against Miguel Cotto 12 months ago. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner; Mayweather vs. Guerrero; Dominquez-Herrera, More!

The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present current WBO Middleweight Champion “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin, former two division world champion and elite level trainer James “Buddy” McGirt, talented young boxing mentor Sam Garcia, Featherweight prospect Patrick Hyland, Hall of Fame boxing legend Don Chargin, and highly touted fight trainer Joel Diaz on this week’s edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! Continue reading