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Guerrero-Maidana Finalized For August 27 in San Jose

By Chris LaBate

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has advised the Los Angeles Times that everything has been finalized for a junior welterweight clash between Robert Guerrero and Marcos Maidana, which takes place on August 27 at San Jose's HP Pavilion. The fight will be televised by HBO with Maidana's WBA interim-title on the line. Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KOs) moves up in what is going to be his first bout at 140, with Maidana being one of the biggest hitters at the weight.

"This is an opportunity for an absolutely sensational fight," said Schaefer. "You know when you make a fight like this, it can be an all-out slugfest, a candidate to be fight of the year."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 06-21-2011

I think I am going to go with Guerrero on this one. Eventhough he is moving up, I still think he can and will win this.

Comment by chiguy91 on 06-21-2011

i actually think guerrero will outclass maidana. i haven't seen maidana do good against smart fighters lately (khan and morales) and guerrero imo is a pretty smart fighter. it will deff be an exciting fight, hopefully the ghost comes out…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-20-2011

[QUOTE=Southpawology;10722213]Fat shaw did his job as a promoter and got timmy 2M$ to fight khan. tim bradley sucks for not taking it.[/QUOTE] Why be a moron when you can use ya brain??

Comment by fceeviper on 06-20-2011

I hope WARGuerrero wins this one! :boxing:

Comment by ELPERRO on 06-20-2011

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