Ruben Guerrero wants Mayweather to give Robert G. a rematch

floyd#10By Dan Ambrose: Robert Guerrero’s rather, Ruben Guerrero, thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr. is afraid of his son, and that he showed his fear by failing to go toe-to-toe with him like he promised to do before their fight last year in May.

Ruben thinks Mayweather should give Guerrero a rematch so that he can beat him. Ruben doesn’t say what would be different in the rematch, but one gets the sense that he’s hoping that Robert will be able to convince Mayweather to stand perfectly still to trade with him on the inside the way that Andre Berto did in his fight with Guerrero.

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Atlas: Guerrero didn’t have a plan against Mayweather

guerrero45By Dan Ambrose: ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas was disappointed from what he saw from Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) in his failed attempt to defeat WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Atlas expected Guerrero to have some kind of logical plan to try and win the fight, but instead Guerrero stood on the outside and took pot shots for most of the fight. When did plod forward, he’s eat big right hand shots and get tied up after missing two or three shots.

Guerrero looked totally clueless and also scared. I expected Guerrero to look confused, because he had never fought anyone even close to the skill level of Mayweather before during his career. However, what I wasn’t expecting was for Guerrero to look as timid as a lamb out there against Mayweather, especially after all that bold talk that Guerrero had done about him not being intimidated by Mayweather.

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Mayweather-Guerrero rakes in $9.9 million gate

floyd#30By Chris Williams: Last Saturday night’s fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero may not equal Mayweather’s previous fight against Miguel Cotto in terms of pay per view buys, but in one area where it did quite well was at the gate.

The fight hauled in a gate of $9,922, 350 from 14,258 tickets with 1,459 tickets comped. That’s good loot for this fight, especially given that Mayweather was fighting a complete unknown in the minds of many boxing fans in choosing to fight Guerrero instead of a better known fighter. Guerrero didn’t help the PPV card any by getting arrested last April at the New York airport.

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Mayweather vs. Guerrero exceeds 1 million PPV buys

floyd#19By Dan Ambrose: Contrary to what Dan Rafael recently said about the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Robert Guerrero fight resulting in less than 1 million PPV buys last Saturday night, Showtime vice president Stephen Espinosa is reporting that the Mayweather-Guerrero fight is going to be over 1 million PPV buys when the official tallies are completed. Showtime is still compiling the figures but they’ve already got over 1 million buys and it could climb much higher.

Espinosa said to RingTV “We wanted to take our time and wait until we had enough data to speak responsibly about this, so based on what we’ve seen, now we are very comfortable that we’re definitely going to exceed a million pay per view buys.”

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Mayweather vs. Guerrero: Floyd was master class

floyd#44By Mark Calooke: This weekend fans witnessed another master class when Floyd Mayweather Jr. made his long awaited comeback against Robert Guerrero. Like expected, Guerrero started fast but was eventually overwhelmed by the P4P superstar.

In Britain, BoxNation had exclusive rights to air the event. I spend a lot of time around boxing people and inside gyms. And people are not happy. I have heard people saying they will cancel the channel, watch future shows on mute and only watch boxing on sky sports 1.

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Who’s next in line? The Floyd Mayweather Lottery

floyd#30By Samuel Roy Junior: Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) pocketed a cool $32 million for the Robert Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) fight last Saturday night. That’s some amount, considering a large number of people out there that probably would of preferred to see him face a different opponent.

Anyhow, Guerrero was the mandatory challenger, he was game, and he’d just beaten comfortably a solid welterweight in Andre Berto, something most people didn’t actually expect him to do. He earned his shot, within the requirements of the WBC governing body. Except the boxing public usually have their own set of rules, but hey, there’s always going to be debate. That’s what makes boxing compelling in not just the ring. The fans and enthusiasts really do make the build ups to fights an exciting experience, different thoughts from different people are always welcome.

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Mayweather-Guerrero PPV numbers look bad, says Rafael

mayweather3422By Allan Fox: Last Saturday night’s pay per view bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) on Showtime at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, are said to have been really bad, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN.

He’s reporting that the PPV numbers are under 1 million buys. This means that Showtime lost a lot of money on this PPV card, says Rafael. The card needed to bring in between 1.1 to 1.2 million buys to break even.

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Well done Floyd Mayweather Jr.

floyd#19By By Babatis Banda: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) deserves to be congratulated. He showed why he has reigned supreme in this sport for over sixteen years. The last performance against Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada was a Mayweather signature performance.

He was sharp, elusive, aggressive, and mobile and everything an intelligent boxer should be. I could not believe that Mayweather was coming off a long layoff and worse, had a stint in jail in that period. There were no signs of ring-rust what so ever and his legs are still intact. Father time has not made any dent on his abilities, not a single bit!

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Mayweather Jr. is an All-Time Great!

may#0111(Photo credit: Casino/Showtime) By Raymond Riggins: I’m a huge boxing fan, and couldn’t help but read the article on this site about Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) not being an all-time great. I mean this is crazy. What does it takes to be an all-time great?

It seems to me in order for him not to become an all-time great he’d have to lose. Mayweather’s 12 round unanimous decision victory over Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO’s) this past Saturday was flawless. He showed he still has his speed, great footwork, excellent defensive skills and is as sharp as a needle.

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When will fans stop purchasing poor PPV cards?

may#9By Jose Sotomayor: This weekend I was surrounded by many friends, family members, and the usual boxing fan friends. This May 4th, similar to what we did last May when Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought Miguel Cotto, we had a nice barbecue and shared a wonderful time while waiting for the Mayweather vs. Robert Guererro fight to begin.

Unlike Cotto-Mayweather, this fight was shoved down our throats. The typical boxing fans knew what would result, but many purchased with the hopes of seeing Floyd be upset. Personally, I knew what the fight would result in, but purchased because “Yes” Mayweather and company can promote an event and he does sell. In spite of that, after watching the undercards “smoke the main event” once more, I made a promise that I will not order another single Mayweather PPV card.

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