Lamont Peterson’s trainer believes that a victory over Lucas Matthysse could “put him in the lotto for a fight with someone like Floyd Mayweather.”
Abner Mares: “I actually added something different to my training camp, and it’s called ‘Mexican Judo.’ It’s ‘ju-don’t know if I’m going to box, or ju-don’t know if I’m going to brawl, but you do know that I’m going to win.'”
Now just three days from “May Day,” the teams of welterweight combatants Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero stood at the podium for the last time before Round 1 … and no one’s in a fighting mood more than Guerrero’s dad.
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.”
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander hopes to remain on the May 18 Showtime doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City even though his original opponent Kell Brook has pulled out with an injury.
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.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.