Found November 20, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
Red pandas are pretty cute. But they don’t handle fear very well, apparently. Kind of like the opposite of boxers. This week should give a few fighters a chance to show off their cojones – from Ricky Hatton trying his luck in a comeback to Roberto Guerrero continuing his campaign four divisions north of where he began. Apart from that there’s not a whole lot of televised boxing, so let’s get to it. Ricky Hatton vs. Vyacheslav Senchenko, Saturday, Showtime, Manchester. There’s only one Ricky Hatton, and he’s back after more than three years away from the ring. Once one of the most reliable action fighters in the sport, the Mancunian welterweight (formerly junior welterweight) has much to prove. Hatton (45-2, 32KO) hasn’t lived the healthiest life since his 2009 knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao; drinking, being caught in a cocaine sting by a British tabloid and ballooning in weight. It’s not like the “Hitman” set the world on fire in his last venture to welterweight, against ...

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Berto vs. Guerrero conference call quotes

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The final press conference for Saturday night's Robert Guerrero vs. Andre Berto welterweight fight was held today, earlier than usual for fight week due to the Thanksgiving holiday this week and the timing of the event. Right here, you can find some photos from the press conference, and some notes from the proceedings as well. Take a look. Also featured for the evening and...

Robert Guerrero vs. Andre Berto preview & prediction

In a high-stakes welterweight match-up, Robert Guerrero takes on Andre Berto on Saturday at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. This fight pits a pair of 29-year-old once beaten ex-champions. This is Guerrero’s 2nd fight at 147, after winning the interim WBC belt over tough top contender Selcuk Aydin. His weight jump has been remarkable, having been in the 120’s...

Robert Guerrero vs. Andre Berto: Fighters workout ahead of November 24th clash

This weekend Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero attempts to beat former welterweight champion Andre Berto at The Citizens Business Bank Arena in a gutsy and risky fight for the one time junior lightweight. Guerrero who was champion at lightweight moved up two weight classes a few months back and made his debut fight against tough Turkish [...]

3 punch combo: Aftermath of Mitchell’s KO defeat, previewing Berto vs. Guerrero, Froch dominates Mack

In this week’s three punch combo, I will first break down next Saturday night’s bout between Andre Berto and Robert Guerrero.  Next, I will examine Johnathon Bank’s upset win over Seth Mitchell and look closer at the futures of both men.  And finally, I will look at the future for Carl Froch following his win over Yusaf Mack on Saturday. Previewing Andre Berto vs. Robert...

The boxing rumor mill: Andre Ward vs. Kelly Pavlik, Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah & Ricky Hatton’s startling comments

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