Guerrero Aims To Take Advantage of Mayweather's Rust

Floyd "Money" Mayweather says a one-year break including jail time won't stop him from retaining his WBC welterweight title defense against Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero. Mayweather, 43-0 with 26 knockouts, will make the mandatory title defense against Guerrero, 31-1 with 18 knockouts, on May 4 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, a year after beating Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision.

It will be Mayweather's first fight since serving two months in jail for domestic battery, a fact that gives challenger Guerrero a confidence boost.

"Most definitely Floyd Mayweather is taking me seriously," Guerrero said. "It has been his longest training camp in a long time. Being a whole year's layoff, he's going to feel the punches. We're going after him the whole fight. It's going to take a little time to shake that ring rust off."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RAGALAC on 04-25-2013

Ring rust hu....just like he had ring rust after two years with Marquez may The Lord be with the ghost next Saturday I don't think he understands the training regimen that Floyd has.....

Comment by ddangerous on 04-25-2013

I just hope it's competitive and not some sham like the Ortiz fight, because I am definitely buying it regardless of how much hate it is getting.

Comment by icebergisonfire on 04-25-2013

[QUOTE=Jloro;13290267]Lol I don't think hoping he lost a step is the best Gameplan. But I shall still root for the ghost :boxing: [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] That's all the Guerrero side has said, they are purely hoping Floyd…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 04-25-2013

Pretty sure Mayweather could lose a step and still beat Guerrero comfortably.

Comment by check hook on 04-25-2013

[QUOTE=Jakutindi Wauya;13290615]I've seen Floyd training. The best way to describe this fight is the bull and the matador. Floyd will be in reverse gear beating the shiat out of Guererro. By the 4th round Guererro's eyes will be closing and…

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