By Bill Phanco: If there’s one area in Andre Berto‘s game where you have to latch onto to assign blame for his 12 round unanimous decision loss to interim WBC welterweight champion Robert Guerrero last Saturday night it was with Berto’s experiment with the Mayweather style shoulder roll defense. Berto likely would have won the fight had he not wasted time using the shoulder roll defense, because it was one big fail for him.… Read Article
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By Joseph Herron – Last night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California, four division World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero successfully defended his WBC Welterweight crown by defeating former world titlist Andre Berto by way of twelve round unanimous decision.
All three judges at ringside were identical, scoring the bout 116-110 in favor of the underdog and incumbent champion.
The primary reason why Berto was a 2 to 1 favorite going into … Read Article
by Jeff Meyers: Saturday night, November 24, 2012, Robert Guerrero defeated Andre Berto in a welterweight slugfest that displayed all that is wonderful about boxing. The two welterweight would-be heir apparents to the 147-lb. belt strap fought a tremendous bout that appeareabd to take place in a phone booth or bar room commode up close. Guerrero scored early knockdowns in the first and second rounds that caused him to earn a closely-fought decision win … Read Article
Great night of boxing for both HBO and Showtime; Minutes away from a great comeback win, Hatton has liver failure
Thurman continues to look impressive in stopping Quintana
Two knockdowns too hard for Berto to overcome – Guerrero gets UD
By Paul Strauss: Don’t worry, Ricky’s condition was temporary. It was due to a beautifully placed body shot that snuck in under “The Hitman’s” outstretched right arm. There isn’t a more debilitating shot in boxing. … Read Article
by Sofia Barraza: WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO’s) knocked down Andre Berto (28-2, 22 KO’s) twice en rout to winning a 12 round unanimous decision tonight in an HBO televised fight in Ontario, California. Many thought Berto was finished after the knockdowns but he kept on fighting from the ropes where he spent a majority of the 12 rounds. Berto was getting some solid shots in every now and then but … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) and WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) came in under the welterweight 147 lb limit today during their weigh-in.
Guerrero weighed 146.4 lbs and Berto came in at 146.8. The card also has highly hyped unbeaten junior middleweight Keith Thurman (18-0, 17 KO’s) fighting WBO NABO light middleweight champion Carlos Quintana (29-3, 23 KO’s) for his strap. Thurman weighed in at 151.25 lbs, and … Read Article
ROBERT “THE GHOST GUERRERO, Four Division and Six Time World Champion
“There is nothing left to say. It’s time to fight. I’m ready to fight and take care of business on November 24.”
ANDRE BERTO, Former Two-Time Welterweight World Champion
“This has been a long time coming. I’ve had a hell of a year, going through a lot of trials and tribulations. I believe that everything happens for a reason and I’ve learned … Read Article
By Brian Wade: WBC interim welterweight champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) has bulked up since his last bout last July and he’s considerably bigger as he goes into his fight with Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California, USA.
Guerrero now looks like a legitimate welterweight, and judging by how much size he’s put on recently he could probably easily make 154 if … Read Article
(Photo credit: Gene Blevins – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions) Andre Berto, Former Two-Time World Champion
“I’ll use my speed, power and I’ll be smart against Guerrero. “I’m already in shape and ready to work.
“I’m hungry. Sometimes you have to go through tough times, sit back, appreciate what you have in life and move forward.
“I went through a hell of a year for me. Now I’m back to the basics. This is what I needed.… Read Article