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.
Robert Guerrero “may have God on his side,” writes Gareth Davies of The Daily Telegraph, London, “but Floyd Mayweather has the God-given gifts.” Forty boxing insiders give their picks and analyses on the big fight.
Floyd Mayweather on Robert Guerrero:”This fight is not about church. This fight is not about being a Catholic or being a Christian, being a Jew, being a Muslim. It’s about two fighters competing, testing their skills against one another.”
Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook has suffered yet another foot injury that could jeopardize his scheduled challenge to IBF beltholder Devon Alexander for the third time.
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.
Former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan could get a stiff test from former 135-pound titleholder Julio Diaz on April 27 in Khan’s native England.
An injury to unbeaten English welterweight Kell Brook could force the postponement of his scheduled Jan. 19 clash with IBF beltholder Devon Alexander.
IBF welterweight titleholder Randall Bailey on his trash-talking with Devon Alexander’s trainer: “At the end of the day, somebody’s got to get into the ring and take this beating, and it ain’t going to be the trainer.”