Roughly one week ago, Robert Guerrero had a confrontation with his upcoming opponent Floyd Mayweather Jr., where Floyd got in Robert's face trying to intimidate him. However, Floyd's antics didn't have much of an impact on the mentally tough Guerrero. According to a March 8 report by BoxingScene.com, Guerrero made the following comments about Floyd's behavior and the confrontation:
He wants to get up in my face and start running his mouth -- that's how he breaks fighters. That's how he breaks every guy. He's been in the media real cool, talking real cool 'Guerrero deserves the fight, this and that,' then he seems me in Vegas and we square up and he just looks at me and probably thinks 'this guy is bigger than I thought.' So he jumps in my face and is running his mouth and I'm like 'alright, here we go.' He can act all crazy and say what he wants, he's wasting his time."
Guerrero would go on to say that he believes Floyd knows that he's a real threat. And, many boxing pundits believe this as well. There's a growing contingency that thinks "father time" has caught up with Floyd. Additionally, many pundits also believe that the long layoff and the jail sentence will have a negative effect on Floyd's in-ring performance.
Floyd last fought on May 5, 2012 against Miguel Cotto, who exposed some holes in Floyd's boxing skills that have never been seen before. In fact, Cotto was landing more punches on Floyd than anyone has in many years. Cotto's performance, Floyd's age and layoff, and Guerrero's boxing skills have boxing fans and pundits smelling a huge upset.
Mayweather vs. Guerrero takes place on Saturday, May 4 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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