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 Last update:  6/22/2014       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Guerrero: I Wanted To Give The Fans What They Want
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CARSON, Calif. – Former four-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs), of Gilroy, Calif., capped a spectacularly exciting night of ferocious non-stop action where each fight was better than the last with a Fight Of The Year candidate 12-round unanimous decision over Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KOs), of Sapporo, Japan, Saturday on SHOWTIME®.

Guerrero, making his first start in 13 months, won by the scores 117-111 twice and 116-112. There were no knockdowns but both warriors pounded on each other and were battered and bruised at the finish at which time they were given a standing ovation by the 5,711 in attendance.

“It was a rough fight,’' Guerrero, whose left eye was cut and swollen shut, said. “I didn’t want to get caught into his style, but right out of the gate I did. I’m not a runner, I will fight. He is a tough, great fighter. I want to give the fans what they want. I was in great shape. I took the shots very well because of the shape I am in because of CrossFit.”

“I wanted to get on my toes but I fell right back into banging with him. I have been out for a year and it’s time to get back to work again. I am getting back in the gym right away. He hit me with a great shot to the left eye and I had to get right back up and keep fighting. There’s no backing down.

“There are a lot of fighters out there. We will enjoy this win and then get back to seeing who is out there. My opponent came in 110 percent better than what you see on TV because it was his opportunity to shine in the SHOWTIME main event. This was his opportunity and he came to fight."’

Tags: Robert Guerrero , Yoshihiro Kamegai , Guerrero-Kamegai , Guerrero vs. Kamegai


 

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comment by Evol, on 06-23-2014
floyd likes to talk about why donate money for this or that or what have they done for him in the pass to help him out in order for him to return the favor. so what has these strippers done for floyd?

comment by Evol, on 06-23-2014
[QUOTE=Doctor_Tenma]Not gonna bother, regardless of what you believe, Guerrero has clearly regressed since moving up to this weight. It's quite sad to see, he was actually good.[/QUOTE] robert said so himself, u know the guy we're talking about here, actually said so himself that he's a fighte...

comment by Doctor_Tenma, on 06-23-2014
[QUOTE=Evol]when u think about robert gurrrero what do u think of him as? a boxer type then? he even said so himself that he's a fighter and not a runner. so that just further proves my point that he's always fought like this. he's always the slugger type. he may come out dancing around for a few...

comment by bopbopbbe, on 06-23-2014
Guerrero was definitely more of a boxer before he went up to Welterweight.

comment by Evol, on 06-23-2014
[QUOTE=Doctor_Tenma]Doesn't mean he's "always" fought like that which your trying to pass on.[/QUOTE] when u think about robert gurrrero what do u think of him as? a boxer type then? he even said so himself that he's a fighter and not a runner. so that just further proves my point that he's al...

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