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Robert Guerrero Captures WBC Gold, Decisions Aydin

By Rick Reeno

HP Pavilion, San Jose, California - Former three division champion Robert Guerrero (30-1-1 18KOs), moving up by two weight divisions, won a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Selcuk Aydin (23-1, 17KOs) to capture the WBC interim-welterweight title. The scores were 117-111, 116-112 and 116-112

They started fast in the first round. Guerrero was looking to get respect early. Guerrero's defense was making Aydin miss, but Guerrero was not countering to make him pay. Aydin was walking Guerrero down but waiting too long to let loose with his shots. In close, Guerrero's shots were more accurate.

Midway through the fight, Guerrero was really letting his hands. Aydin was landing good punches, but not enough of them and Guerrero was answering back with multiple combinations to the head and body. Guerrero was tiring in the championship rounds and Aydin took full advantage with some very hard shots that shook Guerrero up, especially in the tenth round. Guerrero stood his ground for the most part and answered back at every turn with a higher workrate.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 08-02-2012

Someone mentioned him not rescheduling Maidana. Who in the hell would fight Maidana when they can become the #1 mandatory for Floyd??????? That would be like passing up a gourmet steak for a greasy burger!

Comment by Punching Diva on 07-30-2012

[QUOTE=danceswithfire;12381488]guerrero sucks @ss like ive been telling people...he struggled vs a dumb fighter...and when he got hit behind the ear, i think he thought about quitting for a second there...he sucks @ss...so was the ref[/QUOTE] He moved up two weight…

Comment by Punching Diva on 07-30-2012

[QUOTE=olly1990;12381480]but he wont of worried anyone in the ww division malignaggi easily beats guerrero and he wont be getting a floyd fight anytime soon.[/QUOTE] Your smoking crack if you think Paulie can beat Guerrero. Dude cant crack an egg.

Comment by tlarry on 07-29-2012

I don't care he was undefeated. I don't care he had one of a jillion alphabet titles. He was aggressive and came after Guerrero because Guerrero was a smaller guy. Big Deal. It's not like Guerrero man handled Maidana, whom…

Comment by Tmann400 on 07-29-2012

[QUOTE=eddycolon21;12382444]I liked your response. However, I find things a little to vague at points. When you say he's captured 3 division titles, I know that, but who in fact did he beat for those belts. The only person that you…

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