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 Last update:  8/25/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Schaefer: Robert Guerrero Turned Down Keith Thurman
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By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has advised BoxingScene.com that Robert Guerrero (31-2, 18KOs) has turned down a proposed fight with undefeated WBA interim-welterweight champion Keith Thurman (21-0, 19KOs). Schaefer was hoping to make that fight for a date in November. However, one fighter who is very interested in facing Thurman is Jesus Soto Karass (28-8-3, 18KOs).

"Guerrero turned down the fight," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com. "Soto Karass is another guy who will fight anyone. Soto Karass would love to fight Keith Thurman and Keith Thurman would love to fight Soto Karass. That's another fight where you know it's going to be great."

Tags: Robert Guerrero , Jesus Soto Karass , Keith Thurman



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comment by Deevel916, on 08-26-2013
[QUOTE=-MAKAVELLI-]i dont blame him..even Maidana didn't want any part of Thurman..Ghost cant afford back to back losses right now[/QUOTE] It's not as if he suffered damage as a result from a beatdown from Floyd. He was on the losing end of a lopsided ud where he was just outboxed. I think...

comment by Punching Diva, on 08-26-2013
To think Guerrero is scared to fight Thurman is ridiculous. The Ghost has proven that he'll fight anyone. To be honest Thurman hasn't earned the right to fight Guerrero yet. Ghost earned the right to choose his next opponent. Why the hell would his team want to fight Thurman? If Ghost wins, it do...

comment by BrushMyHair, on 08-26-2013
Guerrero is scared that he would get put on worldstar.

comment by Infamous, on 08-26-2013
[QUOTE=TLC8]Guerrero doesn't need that fight with Thurman. Thurman has beaten no real top fighters. It's all upside for Thurman fight if he got Guerrero. There's a ton of risk and nothing gained for Guerrero fighting Thurman. Guerrero should rest up and fight the winner of Bradley/Marquez. OR fig...

comment by INGLEWOOD, on 08-25-2013
[QUOTE=MC Hammer]Now this is a duck. Here we have Thurman, an undefeated on fire prospect, who'll take any challenge in sight, and Guerrero needing to get back on his feet, yet he's avoiding him. At the same time Guerrero has no problem calling out Ortiz whose barely fought since 2011, coming off...

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