Mayweather-Guerrero Not Such an Absurd Idea

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Earlier this year, boxing writers became intimate friends with Robert Guerrero's publicist, who seemingly filled their in-boxes daily with all sorts of press releases beating the drum for a big money showdown with Floyd Mayweather.

The messages were persistent and almost quaint in their innocence. Did anyone think that a former featherweight/super featherweight who had never really fought above lightweight (except for one bout with the ancient, rickety-legged Joel Casamayor) could move up two divisions and immediately establish himself as a force at welterweight? To make the beating of the drum more absurd, Guerrero hadn't even fought in about a year. The ambition of calling out the pound for pound best fighter in the world had to be admired, but, really? Robert Guerrero?...

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