Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Bradley's Trainer: Tim Beats Guerrero on His Worst Day

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley would have everything to lose, and nothing to gain, by moving forward with a December 15th HBO televised fight with Robert Guerrero - according to Bradley's trainer Joel Diaz.

Diaz doesn't expect Bradley to get any credit in beating Guerrero - because the Gilroy native recently moved up to the welterweight division after fighting last at 135-pounds. He also views Guerrero as a lower tier opponent and doesn't see the point in giving him the opportunity. He wants Bradley to receive another big opportunity after winning a controversial decision over Manny Pacquiao in June.

“It’s not a fight for Tim, it’s a fight for Robert,” Diaz said to The Desert Sun. “Instead of moving forward after being on that stage a couple months ago, we’re taking a step back fighting Robert Guerrero. Robert Guerrero is not at the level of those guys —of Floyd (Mayweather), Cotto, Pacquiao. He’s not. So now, we’re giving the opportunity to Robert. To us, it’s not an opportunity. It’s another fight, just to stay busy.”

“To us, it’s a no-win situation. Timothy will beat Robert Guerrero on his worst day. If he beats him, he didn’t do anything. He won’t get any credit, because Robert Guerrero was a 130-pounder. We’re fighting at 147. If we get beat, ‘Come on, you got beat by a guy like that?’ It’s a no-win situation for us.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pinoy4ever on 09-29-2012

then lets get it on

Comment by Hougigo on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;12563741]LMAO,I think Bradley is actually getting better at it...[/QUOTE] I'll give him this much... he doesn't suck as much as before

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12563707]It'll be hard to generate interest for this fight. If anything, if Guerrero had the full title (b[B]i[/B]tches love unification fights) and had one more good win at 147, I could see this going off next year. Not much Brad…

Comment by Hougigo on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;12563680]It may be a smart move to let this fight gain some interest tbh..Outside of the Pac rematch,I really want this fight for Bradley..Funny enough before these threads came out I was not even thinking about this fight...I hope Guerrero…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12563607]I agree. Me neither. If the fight is easy and not worth the trouble, why even bother commenting on it? I don't think Ghost would be a walk in the park for Bradley at all. If I'm the outspoken Guerrero,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (62)
Top Headlines Danny Garcia vs. Adrian Granados: Bargain Alternative Wilder: Tyson Fury Don't Want To Feel My Power No More! Malignaggi: After Lobov is in a Coma, McGregor Will Want To Fight Lopez: I'm Confident in Beating Loma, I Know What I Can Do Jarrell Miller: I Messed Up, I Made a Bad Call, I'm Owning Up To It Khan: I Took The Crawford Fight Because I Know I Can Win Jarrell Miller Fails Third Drug Test, With EPO in His System Photos: Brandon Figueroa, Yonfrez Parejo - On Point To Fight Photos: Andy Ruiz, Alexander Dimitrenko - Set For Battle Photos: Felix Verdejo, Bryan Vasquez - Set For WBA Title Fight Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Christopher Diaz - Ready For Battle Photos: Teofimo Lopez, Edis Tatli - Set For Showdown Photos: Terence Crawford, Amir Khan - Ready For MSG War Photos: Danny Garcia, Adrian Granados - Get Tense at Weigh-In Terence Crawford-Amir Khan Weigh-In Results From MSG PBC on FOX Weights: Danny Garcia 146.8, Adrian Granados 146 Juan Francisco Estrada Documentary Picked Up By DAZN Hearn: I Gave Miller The Benefit of The Doubt, Now I'm Disgusted Scott Quigg Injured, Withdraws From Jayson Velez Clash Otto Wallin To Joshua: Tell Hearn You Want Me, Not Hunter Jarrell Miller Fails Another VADA Test, Confirms Hearn Photos: Robert Easter Goes Face To Face With Easter Bunny Erick Ituarte Continues His Run To Land World Title Shot Junior Fa: I'm in U.S. Sparring With Wilder, I Want Joshua on June 1 Filip Hrgovic vs. Greg Corbin Added To Usyk-Takam Card Photos: Josh Kelly, Conor Benn, Joe Cordina - Ready For O2 Bouts Gary Russell Jr. vs. Kiko Martinez Finalized For Wilder-Breazeale Photos: Derek Chisora, Senad Gashi - Ready For War at The O2 Photos: Dave Allen, Lucas Browne - Ready For Battle Angulo: If I Could Change One Fight In Career, It Would Be Lara Teofimo Lopez: People Are More Excited To See Me Than Loma! Ellerbe: Pacquiao Has Own Plans, Not Waiting For Mayweather Frank Warren: Khan is One Ballsy Character To Face Crawford BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - April 19 John Harding Credits Boxing For Turning His Life Around Jeff Horn: I'd Fight Kell Brook, Pretty Confident I'd Win Too Crawford: Khan Was Pampered, I Did It From The Ground Up With Court Case Looming, Stevenson Confident He'll Defeat Diaz Roach Gives Luis Ortiz No Shot To Beat Anthony Joshua Munguia-Hogan Had No Post-PED Tests, WBO To Review Scoring
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement