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Thurman vs. Guerrero Being Targeted For November 2

By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has advised BoxingScene.com that he wants to put together a high stakes showdown between WBA interim-welterweight king Keith "One Time" Thurman, and former champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero, for November 2nd. Golden Boy is planning a big event for the date and Thurman-Guerrero is on Schaefer's radar for the show.

Thurman (21-0, 19KOs) last fought on July 27th, when he knocked out previously undefeated Diego Chaves in an action-packed fight. Guerrero (32-2-1, 18KOs) last fought in May, losing a twelve round decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"I'm going to do a very significant card on November 2nd. One fight I would love to see, as a fan - one of those Fight of The Year candidates, one of those fights that are must see TV, something that you know is going to be a hell of a fight, can't miss TV, must tune in - and that's Keith Thurman against Robert Guerrero. It would be an absolute barnburner of a fight. I don't know if I'm going to be able to pull it off, but that's the kind of fight I want to put on November 2nd, as part of a doubleheader or a potential tripleheader ," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com.

The card, says Schaefer, may also feature the return of lightweight sensation Omar Figueroa (22-0, 17KOs), who last month fought a Fight of The Year candidate with
Japanese contender Nihito Arakawa.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 08-09-2013

[QUOTE=whoseyourdaddy;13632406]one of the stupidiest coments I ever heard here.[/QUOTE] No, actually "God has put me here to humble Floyd Mayweather" is one of the stupidest comments.....

Comment by MASTER1454 on 08-09-2013

Shouldn't Guerrero be fighting Broner? Interim champ (whatever that means) vs. the "full" (of shyte) champ? IJS.......

Comment by Fetta on 08-09-2013

I love the fight! GBP coming strong with all these fights. :boxing: 60/40 fight for the Ghost.

Comment by TGD on 08-09-2013

Guerrero smashes Thurman's jaw.

Comment by B.U.R.N.E.R on 08-09-2013

This is the kind of fighter Guerrero can really look good against.

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