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Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero: A crash course
By Bryan Armen Graham, Sports Illustrated, 04 May 2013
Floyd Mayweather is defending his WBC welterweight championship against Robert Guerrero on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (9 p.m. ET, Showtime PPV, $59.95).
The 36-year-old Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs), who ranks No. 1 in SI.com's pound-for-pound ratings, is back in action for t Read Full Story >>>
Guerrero Isn't Skilled Enough To Beat Floyd
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, 04 May 2013
Well, here we are approaching the first Saturday of May and for the fourth time in seven years boxing's pound-for-pound best fighter, welterweight Floyd Mayweather 43-0 (26), will be center stage again. His opponent, Robert Guerrero 31-1-1 (18), who has only fought two times as a welterweight, will Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather should squeak by, but my $300 bet on Guerrero looks smart
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, 04 May 2013
Robert Guerrero is a huge underdog Saturday in his welterweight championship fight with Floyd Mayweather.
Which is precisely why I drove to South Lake Tahoe on March 12 and plunked down a $300 bet on Guerrero at Harrah’s. If Guerrero pulls the upset, I’ll net more than $2,000. A $1,000 bet on May Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD SR: I COULD WHIP GUERRERO MYSELF!
By Rob Soucy, BoxingTalk.com, 04 May 2013
Boxingtalk caught up with Floyd Mayweather Sr. after Wednesday's press conference. The elder Mayweather has reconciled with his son and has been Floyd Jr.'s lead trainer for tomorrow's welterweight bout against Robert Guerrero.
BT: Do you see Floyd's counter right hand playing a big role in this Read Full Story >>>
Robert Guerrero’s Father, 0-7, Seeks to Make Floyd Mayweather Bout Personal
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, 04 May 2013
When you make the Mayweather clan look like the grown-up responsible side in a dispute, you have to be one weird dude. Meet Ruben Guerrero, father and trainer of Robert “The Ghost.”
Ruben, an industrial-strength trash-talker, continues to hurl insult after insult at the Mayweathers and seems sinc Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Vs. Robert Guerrero: The Ultimate Guide
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, 04 May 2013
Don't follow boxing very often, but you want to know the gist of Saturday's mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero? Follow boxing all the time, and want one place that rounds up all the links about the welterweight showdown you could ever want? This Ultimate Guide to the May 4 pay-p Read Full Story >>>
Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame Held its First Event on Mayweather/Guererro Weekend
By Jackie Kallen, Boxing Insider, 04 May 2013
Two nights before the Mayweather/Guerrero fight, Rich Marotta’s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame held a “Night With Boxing Legends.” It was a sold out event at Diego’s Restaurant and the room was filled with boxing dignitaries.
For true boxing fans, it was a chance to mingle with names like Oscar D Read Full Story >>>
Mares ready to bring it against friend/foe Ponce de Leon
By Lem Satterfield, The Ring, 04 May 2013
LAS VEGAS -- At the final press conference before challenging managerial stablemate Daniel Ponce de Leon for the WBC's featherweight title on Saturday, Abner Mares stood at the podium and summarized what the fight means to him.
"It's going to be a tremendous fight. It's my first time at 126. Fea Read Full Story >>>
Mares and Ponce De Leon Battle It Out On A Main Event Of Their Own on May Day
By Peter Clarke, The Boxing Voice, 04 May 2013
The Floyd Mayweather coined “MayDay” is not just a 1 or 2 fight event. It features 4 fights that could all feature by themselves on a regular Showtime card. One of the fights that will sure to have numerous eyes on it is a highly contested championship bout between WBC Featherweight Champion Daniel Read Full Story >>>
BoxingScene’s Jhonny Gonzalez Shot to Death in Venezuela
BoxingScene.com, 04 May 2013
The staff of BoxingScene.com is very sad to learn of the shooting death of Jhonny Gonzalez, a correspondent who had written numerous articles for this website during the past three years.
Gonzalez’s death was reported by Venezuelan media company Cadena Capriles — for whom he worked as a night edi Read Full Story >>>
PONCE DE LEON, MARES, SANTA CRUZ, MUNOZ, LOVE & ROSADO FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, 04 May 2013
"MAY DAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO" THIS SATURDAY, MAY 4 ON SHOWTIME PPV® FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS - Limited Tickets Still On Sale
LAS VEGAS (May 3, 2013) - The six fighters who will compete on the pay-per-vi Read Full Story >>>
TWO DAYS OF CLASSICS & ALL ACCESS ON FOX DEPORTES LEAD UP TO "MAY DAY: MAYWEATHER VS. GUERRERO" ON MAY 4
PhilBoxing.com, 04 May 2013
LAS VEGAS, May 3 - Just a day away from the Saturday, May 4 showdown between Eight-Time and Five Division World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Six-Time and Four-Division Robert "T Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Nets steal Game 6, force Game 7
By Francisco Marron Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 04 May 2013
CHICAGO -- The Brooklyn Nets staved off elimination for the second time in four days and outlasted the Chicago Bulls in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal, 95-92, Thursday night at the United Center.
The Read Full Story >>>
Michael Koncz reveals how many millions Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley turned down in deciding not to face Pacquiao
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 04 May 2013
As reported by various outlets, the ring return of eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao appears to be set for November 23rd in Macau, China.
And while the Filipino icon’s next opponent isn’t set, we do know two foes he won’t be facing; Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley.
Pacquiao lost Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr: If Guerrero is so hungry, he needs to find something to eat, cause little Floyd is the wrong kind of meal!"
By Jenna Jay, DogHouseBoxing.com, 04 May 2013
Tomorrow night Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights for the first time in a year when he steps into the ring to face his mandatory challenger Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero. There are many questions surrounding Floyd going into this fight in regards to his age and his inactivity and if he might have some after Read Full Story >>>
Robert Guerrero plans to rock Goliath
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, 04 May 2013
LAS VEGAS — Not even his promoter wanted to put Robert Guerrero in the ring with a welterweight let alone one like Floyd Mayweather Jr. Not, at least, until he got The Look.
Months before he would make his 147-pound debut barely a year ago, the then-lightweight champion sat eyeball-to-eyeball wit Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather v Robert Guerrero: can this fight fill the void in boxing?
By Andrew Harrison, guardian.co.uk, 04 May 2013
Some of the basics of the Floyd Mayweather story leading into his battle against Robert Guerrero on Saturday are unchanged. He's still the consensus best fighter in the world, his opponent is a considerable underdog and he's still the premier pay-per-view attraction in the sport. It's the world arou Read Full Story >>>
Leaving the past behind, Mayweather focused on staying undefeated
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, 04 May 2013
LAS VEGAS -- Sitting in front of a bank of cameras, flanked by his longtime friend and business partner, Leonard Ellerbe, Floyd Mayweather slips easily back into his element. Another day, another press conference, another confident, younger opponent sitting across from him. The world Mayweather live Read Full Story >>>
The Fight Under The Radar: Klitschko-Pianeta Preview
Tha Boxing Voice, 04 May 2013
On May 4, Wladimir Klitschko will look to maintain his status as Ruler of the Heavyweight division when he defends his unified heavyweight titles against unbeaten Francesco Pianeta in Mannheim, Germany.
Technically, this is an all German domestic match up that will generate huge interest locally. Read Full Story >>>
Floyd can't avoid your big shots
The Sun, 04 May 2013
FLOYD MAYWEATHER has risen to the challenge — tackling questions from YOU, readers of The Sun.
WBC welterweight champ Mayweather, 36, returns to the ring against Robert Guerrero in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
But the unbeaten star took time out ahead of his 44th fight to respond to your q Read Full Story >>>