Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Mayweather Injures Hand, Canelo Event May Replace Him

Floyd Mayweather has retained his World Boxing Council welterweight title after beating Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision in Las Vegas. World Boxing Council champion Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect record to 44 victories on Saturday, beating Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision in their welterweight title fight.

Mayweather, who was defending his title for the first time since serving close to three months in jail last year after being convicted of domestic violence, dominated a Guerrero for the majority of the fight at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

All three judges scored the 12-round fight 117-111 in favour of Mayweather. In his first fight in a year, 36-year-old Mayweather snapped Guerrero's 15-fight win streak dating back to 2005. While Mayweather improved to 44-0 with 26 knockouts, Guerrero fell to 31-2-1 with 18 wins inside the distance.

Following the match, Mayweather indicated that he injured his right hand. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has set aside a date of September 14th at the MGM Grand for Mayweather's next fight. If Mayweather is unable to move forward on the September date. Schaefer says his company will still move forward on the date with WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

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

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13327624]Injures hand......Oh boy...Take another year off now! :WORD:[/QUOTE] That's a dumb thing to say. If that much time is needed, he could. Should Manny retire because he got knocked out? Up to Manny. He can fight again. Try to be…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 05-05-2013

Is it me or does it REALLY feel like Canelo-Floyd won't happen in September even if Floyd is ready. Seems like that is being saved for next year May.

Comment by I Love Jesus! on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13327624]Injures hand......Oh boy...Take another year off now! :WORD:[/QUOTE] at least his vagina is still intact.

Comment by nycsmooth on 05-05-2013

it's all up 2 Floyd, he's aware alvarez has a big size, wt & strength advantage...mayb next year...

Comment by Cinci Champ on 05-05-2013

na i think he knows hes running out of precious time he said after the fight it wont affect his september fight. early winter at latest

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (25)
Top Headlines David Rodriguez Autobiography Generating Positive Press Deontay Wilder: Joshua vs. Molina Winner Will Eventually See Me Denis Shafikov Edges Richard Commey In Title Eliminator Tevin Farmer: I Can Compete With Anyone at 130, Beat Them Too Amanda Serrano-Yazmin Rivas Top SHO Extreme Bill on Jan. 14 Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo Alvarez "Will Beat Conor McGregor's Ass" Photos: Saunders, With Tyson Fury By His Side, Ready For Akavov Photos: Denis Lebedev, Murat Gassiev Ready For Moscow War Allen: Luis Ortiz is an Old Man, I'm Smack Him Bang on The Chin Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt Set For January 28, HBO Photos: Kubrat Pulev, Samuel Peter Ready For Battle Jose Ramirez: It's Time To Show I'm A Next-Level Type of Fighter Team Joe Smith: Many Doors Open With Win Over Bernard Hopkins BBBofC Hopes For Nick Blackwell Talks Second Day Weights: Farmer 137.7, Zenunaj 137.4 Jessie Vargas Tabs Danny Garcia To Beat Keith Thurman Jackson: If Kovalev Is In Better Shape, He'll KO Ward In Rematch Commey, Shafikov Set For Lightweight Crossroads Bout Lebedev, Gassiev Make Weight - But Title Stakes Lighter Frank Warren Angered Over Nick Blackwell Sparring Injuries Espinoza Looking to Map Out Francisco 'Chia' Santana's Future Ryan Martin Added To 12/16 Indio Bill, Golovkin Card Next? Josh Warrington, Matchroom Boxing Go Their Separate Ways Junior Castillo Crushes Washington With One-Punch KO Haye: Coldwell Better Have Towel Ready - or Bellew Goes To Sleep! Mikaela Lauren Working With Wallberg's Ex-Coach Munteanu Arum: McGregor Using Boxing License as Leverage Against UFC WBC Cares Donate $6,000 To Amateur Boxer For Cancer Bills Camp Less Stressful For Santa Cruz Because Dad is Beating Cancer Fury Questions Haye's Sexuality, Hopes Bellew Blasts Him Out Chavez Sr. Wants Lomachenko vs. Mikey Garcia - Not Pacquiao Video: Dejan Zlaticanin Vows To End Mikey Garcia's Run Video: Leo Santa Cruz Eager To Get Revenge on Frampton Roy Jones Jr. vs. Bobby Gunn Finalized For February 17 Freddie Roach Not Convinced Ward-Kovalev Rematch Will Happen Video: Mikey Garcia Predicts Fireworks With Dejan Zlaticanin Eric Walker Will Face Joshua Okine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Video: Carl Frampton Very Pumped To Face Leo Santa Cruz Frampton Fan From N. Ireland Sold Wife's Car To Travel To Vegas Felix Verdejo Still WBO Mandatory, Expected Back in First Quarter
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement