Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Guerrero: The Pressure is All On Mayweather, Not Me!

Robert Guerrero says the pressure is on Floyd Mayweather ahead of Saturday's fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Mayweather puts his unbeaten record on the line against the 'Ghost' in his first fight since his incarceration last June on a battery charge.

The Michigan native will be looking to extend his 43-0 record but Guerrero insists he is not fazed by taking on the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet.

"The pressure's on him to stay undefeated and keep his legacy," said the Californian. "He signed a big contract and he's got a lot of stuff to fulfil. I've dealt with losses and come back so it's not on me, it's on him.

"My focus is on what I've got to do to get the job done in the ring, executing my gameplan and doing what I have to do."

Guerrero jumped up two weight classes in a direct attempt to earn a clash with Mayweather having failed to get the big fights he craved as a world champion in three lower divisions.

And the 30-year-old said the ploy paid off after securing the biggest fight out there.

"I stayed on it, kept making the fights I needed to make it happen and here it is," he said. "After beating (Andre) Berto it was like 'we gotta make this happen.'

"The first time he said he hadn't heard of Robert Guerrero it made me laugh because he wouldn't be the best fighter in the world if he didn't know who was who."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 05-04-2013

No matter what the second guessers may say, Guerrero does have a good mindset going into this thing. He'll definitely make more noise than most fans think he will.

Comment by KnockUTheFukOut on 05-04-2013

The problem though for Guerrero, Mayweather been in this situation before against WAY MORE TALENTED then you are...Guerrero has never been on this big of a stage and he certainly has never faced anybody as good and certainly not better…

Comment by TLC8 on 05-04-2013

Don't tell me how Floyd is a helluva fighter...how would you know? He's ONLY fought Oscar Dela Hoya in his prime, and most felt Oscar won that fight. IN fact, Oscar walked away from $25M for a rematch. He's a…

Comment by ddangerous on 05-04-2013

[QUOTE=arizashakes;13323261]Guerrero seems to be going into fight with a good mind set, he doesn't have the fear of losing. Big big mental advantage in my opinion.[/QUOTE] I gotta give it to the Ghost, he definitely seems genuinely excited about the…

Comment by KickAzz on 05-04-2013

wonder if Guerrero will pay counterpuncher and let Cherrypicker come forward, but he'll still have to contend with the handspeed

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (25)
Top Headlines Jose Ramirez: Pacquiao is Very Strong, Very Fast in Sparring Cecilia Braekhus Achieves Dream of Headlining on Home Soil Arum Rips: Golden Boy's Flat Fee Offer To Golovkin is Bullsh*t! Video: Bob Arum on Pacquiao Card, Future of PPV, More Estrada's Promoter Expects Chocolatito To Get KO'd in Rematch Photos: Mike Lee, Chris Traietti - Go Face To Face in Chicago Yordenis Ugas Demolishes Bryant Perrella in Four Rounds Magdaleno Confident of Making 122, Feels Donaire Has Aged Video: Pacquiao vs. Vargas Undercard Press Conference Jacobs' Trainer: Danny Not Afraid, He Will Curdle Golovkin's Milk! Donnie Nietes Feels Good at 112, Eyes WBO World Title Shot Ashley Theophane Tops Mayweather Promotions Card on Oct. 8 Photos: Nonito Doniare, Jessie Magdaleno - Go Face To Face Tyson Fury Will Be Back, Getting Help - Says Trainer Peter Fury Braehmer Will Have His Eye on Kovalev vs. Ward Winner Oscar Valdez Vows To Put on a Show on Pacquiao vs. Vargas Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters Deal in Place, Nov. 26 Humberto Soto Will Now Face Daniel Ruiz on October 1 Danny Garcia's Handlers Tried To Secure Eggington, Says Hearn Jamie Cox Feels He Would Topple DeGale, Jack, Ramirez, De Carolis Photos: Frankie Gavin, Sam Eggington - Face To Face at Presser Klitschko vs. Joshua Getting Close as Both Sides Wait For Rulings Erik Skoglund-Timy Shala WBA Title Clash Rescheduled To Dec. 9 Tyson Fury Facing 10 Day Deadline From WBO To Explain Condition Izu Ugonoh Anticipates a World Title Shot in 2017 Jose Pedraza's Manager Not Happy, Says Boxer is Stuck in Limbo Ward: I’ve Got Plenty of Time To See What I Need Of Kovalev Mayweather Sr: Danny Garcia Can't Beat My Son, Not as Good Flanagan: Now or Never For Crolla Fight – One or Two Left at 135 Eddie Hearn Eyes Pro Deal, Star Potential For Nicola Adams James Metcalf-Serge Ambomo New MGM Headliner on October 7 Parker Tabbed By Bookies as Big Underdog in Joshua Fight Klitschko: Since Going Pro, I've Never Had Such a Long Break Ryan Rhodes: Facing Ricky Hatton Will Be Weird Kovalev Rejects Talk That Golovkin Dropped Him in Camp Dillian Whyte, Ian Lewison Explodes- Pulled Apart at Presser Pacquiao Looking Solid in Training Camp, Very Fast and Strong Kozaev, Fayfer, Papazov, Ananyan Get Wins in Krasnodar Tommy Morrison's Son Fights To Create Own Identity Mayweather Sr: I Believe My Son Will Fight Again, Break The Record
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement