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.
Unbeaten super middleweight Anthony Dirrell will end a 17-month ring absence when he returns on May 3 in a Fox Sports Net-televised bout against an opponent to be determined at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza calls the open dialogue regarding religion between Robert Guerrero and Floyd Mayweatther Jr. “refreshing” albeit “not always a comfortable conversation.”
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.”
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.
Should Floyd Mayweather Jr. get beyond a May 4 date with Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand, he could return to that site on Sept. 14 and go head-to-head with a potential clash between Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s father, Floyd Sr., says he’d be down for a fight against Robert Guerrero’s father/trainer, Ruben, who has referred to the Mayweathers as “clowns.”
“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.”
The fighting peers of junior middleweights Austin Trout and Saul Alvarez offer their thoughts on who will win Saturday night’s Showtime-televised clash of unbeatens.
Watch the live stream of Floyd Mayweather’s media workout today at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, where he will defend his WBC welterweight title vs. Robert Guerrero on May 4. Stream begins at 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m. ET.
REAL TALK: Abner Mares answers fans’ questions about his May 4 challenge to WBC featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon; future fights with Nonito Donaire, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Mikey Garcia and Gary Russell Jr.; and the meaning of his walk-in skull bandanas.
Floyd Mayweather, who defends his WBC welterweight title against Robert Guerrero on May 4, will be the subject of an upcoming episode of REAL TALK, so send your question now to firstname.lastname@example.org and the reigning pound-for-pound king might answer it on video.
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.