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Guerrero has many tools.
Guerrero is more than just a competent professional fighter; he’s world class. The 30-year-old southpaw from Gilroy, Calif., made quite the name for himself during his 12-year boxing career.
BoxingScene.com’s Jake Donovan believes “The Ghost” will be ready for the biggest challenge of his career:
Robert Guerrero has proven throughout his career to be ready for nearly any challenge that comes his way. There were only two occasions where it didn't hold true, and both were erased to a certain degree. His lone loss – an upset split decision defeat to Gamaliel Diaz – was emphatically avenged six months later, while a points loss to Orlando Salido was changed to a no-contest after his opponent tested positive for a banned substance.
But how will a fighter entering the ring for only the third time as a welterweight, match up with the premier fighter in the game? Better yet, how will he attack Mayweather’s stalwart defense?
Conventional wisdom says one must attack, attack, attack the way Jose Luis Castillo did in his disputed loss to Mayweather way back in 2002. But more recently, Miguel Cotto showed success with a sharp, well-timed jab.
Can Guerrero use either (or both) of these things effectively enough to win?