Reflecting on his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Robert Guerrero says he learned “that I can compete with the best fighters in the world” and “gained a lot of experience on what it will take to fight a guy who never stops moving around the ring.”
Miguel Cotto could be closing in on a date for his ring return this year, and the list of possible opponents includes a lot of heavy hitters.
Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
When Angel Garcia, father and trainer of Danny Garcia, watches Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Ruben Gerrero work their sons’ corners on Saturday, he will “watch for who can stay focused, and who can keep their son focused right along with them.”
Former 140-pound titleholder DeMarcus Corley, who once rocked Floyd Mayweather in a fight, believes that Mayweather will endure Robert Guerrero’s roughhouse tactics, break him down and perhaps stop Guerrero on Saturday night.
Adrien Broner has given the name “Paulette” to Paulie Malignaggi, who retorted, “Last time that I checked, you know, Adrien is a girl’s name.” On June 22, Broner will challenge for the WBA welterweight title owned by Malignaggi, who calls it an easy fight.
Floyd Mayweather calls Robert Guerrero “a religious guy” who is also a “big-time hypocrite” in Showtime’s latest episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero.
“Forty-three had a game plan: ‘We’re going to keep pressure on Mayweather,’” Floyd Mayweather says in part two of Showtime’s All Access: Mayweather Vs. (Robert) Guerrero. “The game plan is just to come in there and get your payday.”
Showtime’s five-part documentary series All-Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero will premiere on Wednesday in advance of their May 4 pay-per-view fight at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Respected Hip-Hop artist and actor Common will narrate the series.
Florida welterweight standouts Andre Berto and Keith Thurman are schedueld to fight in separate bouts on a Showtime-televised card in July. Berto will face veteran gatekeeper Jesus Soto-Karass; Thurman will fight fellow unbeaten puncher Diego Chaves.