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Guerrero eyes Mayweather rematch as he makes ring return after 13-month layoff against hard-hitting Kamegai live on Boxnation

LONDON (June 19) – Four-weight world champion Robert Guerrero says he has learned from his defeat to Floyd Mayweather as he eyes a rematch with the pound-for-pound star.

The 31-year-old ace returns to the ring this weekend following a 13-month hiatus, when he takes on Japanese hitter Yoshihiro Kamegai at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Continue reading

Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai conference call transcript

Marylyn Aceves

Hello and thank you for joining today’s call. On the line we have Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai, two exciting fighters who will engage in a 12-round welterweight fight this Saturday, June 21st from the StubHub Center in Carson and live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Let’s get started with the call now and I will turn it over to Oscar De La Hoya, the Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions. Continue reading

Robert Guerrero, Yoshihiro Kamegai, Gary Russell Jr., Vasyl Lomachenko, Devon Alexander, Jesus Soto Karass, Chad Dawson, Yvacheslav Shabranskyy workout quotes

(Picture credit: Hogan Photos) LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2014) – Seven of the talented boxers who will fight Saturday on SHOWTIME® and SHOWTIME EXTREME® and one promising fighter making his Golden Boy Promotions debut participated in an open media workout Wednesday at Westside Boxing Club.

In 12-rounders on Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., former four-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KOs), of Gilroy, Calif., returns from a 13-month layoff to face Japan’s hard-hitting Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-1-1, 21 KOs) in a welterweight scrap and unbeaten, yet untested Gary Russell Jr. (24-0, 14 KOs), of Capitol Heights, Md., meets perhaps the greatest amateur boxer of all-time, Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO), of Ukraine, for the vacant WBO Featherweight World Championship. Former two-division world champion Devon Alexander (25-2, 14 KOs), of St. Louis, battles hard-hitting Jesus Soto Karass (28-9-3, 18 KOs), of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, in a 10-round super welterweight match that will kickoff the telecast. Continue reading

As father’s day approaches, Guerrero vs. Kamegai fighters reflect on the importance of their fathers and the impact they have had in their careers

CARSON, CALIF. (June 12, 2014) – Legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano once said, “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” The sport of boxing often mirrors that sentiment, as fathers not only believe in their sons, but can also be found in their corners -literally. From recent Boxing Hall of Fame inductees Oscar De La Hoya, Joe Calzaghe, Felix Trinidad and their fathers, to contemporary duos such as Danny and Angel Garcia and Shawn and Ken Porter. Continue reading

Guerrero vs. Kamegai undercard fighter conference call transcript

Kelly Swanson

Thanks, everybody, for joining the call today. We are discussing the “Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai” undercard and today’s call includes fighters Gary Russell Jr., Vasyl Lomachenko, Devon Alexander and Jesús Soto Karass. It’s quite an exciting undercard, and it takes place Saturday, June 21, at StubHub Center in Carson, California, also live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Continue reading

Robert Guerrero to be first CrossFit Boxer

GILROY, Calif. (June 4, 2014) – The CrossFit nation is introducing its latest athlete, six-time and four-division world champion boxer Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KOs), who is returning to the ring on June 21at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. against Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-1-1, 21 KOs), and on display will be a physique molded by intense CrossFit training. The event will be televised live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). Continue reading

Robert Guerrero vs Yoshihiro Kamegai on Saturday, June 21 live on Showtime

LOS ANGELES (May 14, 2014) – Former four-division World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero will make his anticipated return to the ring to face Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai in a 12-round welterweight bout on Saturday, June 21 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT).

In a co-feature of the three-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast, unbeaten Gary Russell Jr. faces Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBO World Featherweight Title in a 12-round showdown and in the opener, former world champion Devon Alexander “The Great” returns to meet Jesus Soto Karass in a 10-round super welterweight match up. Continue reading

Robert Guerrero excited about signing with advisor Al Haymon

GILROY CA, March 21, 2014 – Multiple world champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KOs), who’s co-manager by Bob Santos and Luis Decubas Jr., has signed an agreement with world renowned adviser, Al Haymon.

After a long layoff, Guerrero is eager to get back in the ring and start another run toward a world title. With the addition of Haymon, sky is the limit for Guerrero, who will most likely be returning to the ring in the very near future.

“Signing with Al Haymon was a team decision and together we feel with no doubts that this was the best move for my career,” said Guerrero. “Team Guerrero and Team Al Haymon are united as one and together we are going straight to the top. Continue reading

Robert Guerrero confirmed For Inaugural Box Fan Expo

Las Vegas (FEBRUARY 11, 2014)–Four-Division and Six-Time world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero has committed to attend the inaugural Box Fan Expo this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Guerrero who became the third fighter in boxing history to win a world title at featherweight and welterweight, joined the likes of legends Henry Armstrong and future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao. Guerrero also joined the rare breed of fighters, who have jumped up two weight classes to win world championships, which include Roberto Duran, Roy Jones Jr., and Sugar Shane Mosley. Continue reading