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Does Guerrero deserve a shot at Floyd?
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Guerrero needs to beat a top 5 WW. [ 15 ] ** [88.24%]
Guerrero has done enough and deserves a shot [ 2 ] ** [11.76%]
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leonthegee
post Nov 25 2012, 06:34 PM
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(Admin note: Thanks for poll! The multiple answer option was selected which would have enabled uses to vote both YES and NO. Which wouldn't make sense for this excellent question. Intent I am sure was to select one response, that Guerrero has done enough OR needs to beat a top five welterweight. The poll answering has been changed to allow only one response.)

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Personally I don't want to see this matchup. However I think if you add Guerreros story plus Floyd's mouth it equals a million PPVs. I think Guerrero could be marketable. As I said before he has a great story, plus he's Mexican American, he speaks perfect English, and is a handsome dude, no homo. You could stick him on ESPN with Skip and Steven A., ala Manny and JMM, and make his story national. I think Floyd would have to play the angry black man but it could work. Your thoughts?
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sduck
post Nov 28 2012, 12:16 PM
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Not saying he should get it, but yes I do think he deserves a shot. In his first two fights at Welterweight, he's already defeated decent competition and has earned the Interim WBC Welterweight title. I've pastly stated that Guerrero wasn't shit, I was exaggerating, I don't think he'll be at the top, but I think with his tools he has the potential to give any fighter a tough fight. Anyone that thinks FMJ will walk through him is just spewing nonsense.

I also think Guerrero can put some decent revenue. He's a "nobody" but he definitely has the charisma, more than people like Ortiz and Bradley.

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post Nov 28 2012, 01:11 PM
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QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 12:16 PM) *
I also think Guerrero can put some decent revenue.

How many tickets has his fights sold?
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post Nov 28 2012, 01:24 PM
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QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 02:11 PM) *
How many tickets has his fights sold?


he packed the house in san jose and out in ontario. if the fight is in vegas...he has plenty of fans that will make the trip from the bay and socal. i actually think robert has more fans than ortiz who is a transplant while guerrero is a local boy.
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post Nov 28 2012, 01:42 PM
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QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 28 2012, 01:24 PM) *
he packed the house in san jose and out in ontario. if the fight is in vegas...he has plenty of fans that will make the trip from the bay and socal. i actually think robert has more fans than ortiz who is a transplant while guerrero is a local boy.

I have to see about those ticket sells, because I find that hard to believe. I doubt if anybody outside of the Bay Area really knows who Robert is. I TOTALLY disagree about Guerrero having more fans than Victor Ortiz, sorry, but that dog aint huntin' over here.

You cant possibly think that more people know Robert, than any of Floyd's recent opponents. You can walk out on the street right now and ask people who's the guy that Mayweather two-pieced or sucker punched last September, and I'm sure they 'd know.

It's not that don't feel Robert is all that worthy of a Mayweather fight, but let's face it, Floyd isn't one of those beloved fighters that does HUGE gates, regardless of who he fights...Oscar still holds that record.

Put it this way, if Manny (the world's most beloved fighter) only cracked 700K buys against Clottey (1st fight in the Cowboys stadium, HIGHLY promoted), or Bradley (when Pacquiao truly settled as a household name), then Floyd needs to be extra careful about his opponent selection. Robert may be a nose dive in sales with Floyd...hell, I'm surprised that many people bought the Marquez fight, but that was a "comeback" fight.

You got me turned on to Bradley, but I think this Guerrero transition will be a tough road. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/laugh.gif)

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- leonthegee   Poll bitches: Do you think Guerrero deserves a shot at Floyd?   Nov 25 2012, 06:34 PM
- - mgrover   easily marketable, Robo could go on about how you ...   Nov 25 2012, 06:40 PM
|- - leonthegee   QUOTE (mgrover @ Nov 25 2012, 04:40 PM) e...   Nov 25 2012, 06:55 PM
- - p4pcrown   First Guerrero calls out Mayweather then Broner th...   Nov 25 2012, 07:00 PM
|- - BigFightFan   QUOTE (p4pcrown @ Nov 25 2012, 07:00 PM) ...   Nov 25 2012, 08:00 PM
- - Genius   Guerrero should fight Paulie next, collect that tr...   Nov 25 2012, 11:22 PM
- - Jack 1000   Not yet, Robert needs one more fight with a top W...   Nov 25 2012, 11:56 PM
- - BoxingStill#1   A couple names come to mind before Floyed looks hi...   Nov 26 2012, 12:36 AM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (Jack 1000 @ Nov 25 2012, 11:56 PM)...   Nov 26 2012, 01:11 AM
- - Cshel86   All of the fights that Robert seemed to avoid/bypa...   Nov 26 2012, 07:49 AM
|- - leonthegee   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 26 2012, 05:49 AM) A...   Nov 26 2012, 07:58 AM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (leonthegee @ Nov 26 2012, 07:58 AM...   Nov 26 2012, 01:09 PM
- - Plah   Not yet. He has to beat at least 2 of the followin...   Nov 26 2012, 10:04 AM
- - daprofessor   give guerrero his shot. i don't hear too many ...   Nov 26 2012, 12:31 PM
|- - Plah   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 01:31 P...   Nov 26 2012, 12:54 PM
||- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Plah @ Nov 26 2012, 01:54 PM) A be...   Nov 26 2012, 01:59 PM
||- - p4pcrown   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 01:59 P...   Nov 27 2012, 12:00 AM
||- - daprofessor   QUOTE (p4pcrown @ Nov 27 2012, 01:00 AM) ...   Nov 27 2012, 02:08 PM
|- - Franchize   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 12:31 P...   Nov 26 2012, 06:28 PM
|- - Franchize   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 12:31 P...   Nov 26 2012, 06:33 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Franchize @ Nov 26 2012, 07:33 PM)...   Nov 26 2012, 07:51 PM
|- - sduck   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 07:51 P...   Nov 28 2012, 12:23 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 01:23 PM) I h...   Nov 28 2012, 01:20 PM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 26 2012, 01:59 P...   Nov 26 2012, 02:53 PM
- - Marcus   Mayweather-Guerrero: -Interesting 24/7 as aforem...   Nov 26 2012, 04:40 PM
|- - The Original MrFactor   QUOTE (Marcus @ Nov 26 2012, 04:40 PM) Ma...   Nov 27 2012, 05:59 AM
- - BoxingFan86   As someone mentioned earlier, Floyd wouldn't a...   Nov 26 2012, 06:13 PM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (Marcus @ Nov 26 2012, 04:40 PM) Ma...   Nov 26 2012, 09:25 PM
|- - Marcus   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 26 2012, 09:25 PM) ...   Nov 26 2012, 11:11 PM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (Marcus @ Nov 26 2012, 11:11 PM) I ...   Nov 27 2012, 09:13 AM
- - Franchize   In my opinion, when you are a top tier fighter, yo...   Nov 27 2012, 09:22 AM
- - Jovi   Ahh i didn't think it would be true but now Ma...   Nov 27 2012, 08:05 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Jovi @ Nov 27 2012, 09:05 PM) Ahh ...   Nov 27 2012, 08:53 PM
|- - The Original MrFactor   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 27 2012, 08:53 P...   Nov 28 2012, 12:29 AM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (The Original MrFactor @ Nov 28 2012, 0...   Nov 28 2012, 01:17 PM
- - sduck   Not saying he should get it, but yes I do think he...   Nov 28 2012, 12:16 PM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 12:16 PM) I a...   Nov 28 2012, 01:11 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 02:11 PM) H...   Nov 28 2012, 01:24 PM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 28 2012, 01:24 P...   Nov 28 2012, 01:42 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 02:42 PM) I...   Nov 28 2012, 01:56 PM
|- - sduck   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 01:42 PM) I...   Nov 28 2012, 02:20 PM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 02:20 PM) Wel...   Nov 28 2012, 02:47 PM
||- - sduck   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 02:47 PM) S...   Nov 28 2012, 04:04 PM
|||- - Cshel86   You made some decent points, but seriously, people...   Nov 28 2012, 06:38 PM
|||- - Jack 1000   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 05:38 PM) Y...   Nov 29 2012, 01:41 AM
||- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 28 2012, 03:47 PM) S...   Nov 28 2012, 07:01 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 03:20 PM) Wel...   Nov 28 2012, 06:54 PM
- - Plah   People say that (southpaw thing)because Judah made...   Nov 28 2012, 12:35 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Plah @ Nov 28 2012, 01:35 PM) Peop...   Nov 28 2012, 01:22 PM
- - sduck   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 28 2012, 01:17 P...   Nov 28 2012, 02:11 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 28 2012, 03:11 PM) You...   Nov 28 2012, 06:46 PM
- - gcarroll   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 28 2012, 10:24 A...   Nov 28 2012, 07:30 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (gcarroll @ Nov 28 2012, 08:30 PM) ...   Nov 28 2012, 08:02 PM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Nov 28 2012, 07:01 P...   Nov 29 2012, 01:07 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 29 2012, 02:07 PM) I...   Nov 29 2012, 08:35 PM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Nov 29 2012, 01:07 PM) I...   Nov 29 2012, 01:11 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (checkleft @ Nov 29 2012, 02:11 PM)...   Nov 29 2012, 08:37 PM
- - sduck   lol i wonder if cshel ever gave a fighter a chance   Nov 29 2012, 05:37 PM
- - BrutUalBK   It seems that if Ortiz was able to earn a shot at ...   Nov 29 2012, 07:41 PM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (sduck @ Nov 29 2012, 05:37 PM) lol...   Nov 29 2012, 09:50 PM


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