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Mayweather Tabs Guerrero For Showtime PPV on May 4

By Ryan Maquiñana

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has finalized a deal to fight Robert Guerrero on May 4 at the Las Vegas MGM Grand, sources with knowledge of the negotiations informed CSNBayArea.com/BoxingScene.com Tuesday morning.

In a bit of an upset, Showtime will broadcast the pay-per-view event, edging archrival HBO for the rights.

Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs), currently the WBC interim welterweight titleholder, will take on the full-fledged WBC champion Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs) for the belt.

Unbeaten junior middleweight titleholders Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0, 30 KOs) of Mexico and Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KOs) of Las Cruces, N.M. will unify their belts in the co-feature.

Ryan Maquiñana was the boxing producer for NBCOlympics.com during London 2012 and writes a weekly column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jlcelestine on 02-21-2013

Im happy for Guerrero getting such a huge fight. He didnt just sit on his @ss and beg for a fight, he went out and did his best to earn it. Cases can be made against his opposition, but regardless,…

Comment by Cyberspace on 02-21-2013

Hopefully after this Mayweather will meet some worthy fighters.

Comment by Dazzaman on 02-21-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;13055467]That's the best part about this. Showtime have their own little series. [B][SIZE="4"]People who think this is gonna be a mismatch are in for a big surprise IMO.[/SIZE][/B] [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Yep. I recall him fighting Salido…

Comment by Light_Speed on 02-20-2013

Damn near half the people on here picked Berto to whoop Guerrero and were proven wrong but they still refuse to give Guerrero the respect he deserves. The man is a good fighter.

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 02-20-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13055416]Floyd Mayweather Jr. has finalized a deal to fight Robert Guerrero on May 4 at the Las Vegas MGM Grand, sources with knowledge of the negotiations informed CSNBayArea.com/BoxingScene.com Tuesday morning. In a bit of an upset, Showtime will broadcast the…

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