by Cliff Rold - 29-year old former Featherweight and Jr. Lightweight titlist Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO) of Gilroy, California, made it 2-0 in the Welterweight division on Saturday night with a gripping, physical win over 29-year old former WBC and IBF Welterweight titlist Andre Berto (28-2, 22 KO), scoring knockdowns in the first and second rounds en route to a unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. Guerrero retained his WBC interim belt at Welterweight and positioned himself for a possible fight with WBC and lineal World Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather.
Both men came into the bout just below the 147 lb. limit, Guerrero at 146 ĺ and Berto at 146 Ĺ.
Guerrero came out measured behind his southpaw right jab, Berto defensive behind a tight left shoulder. Loading up with big, fast shots, Berto fired one at a time while Guerrero kept his hands moving and touching. The men stepped close together and Guerrero fired a perfect left down the pipe. It didnít look like it landed too hard, but Berto was visibly shaken. Berto tried to tie up and Guerrero cupped his head with his right glove, landing three more short lefts to drop Berto for a count. Berto beat the count and went to the corner shaking his head. [Click Here To Read More