Despite the efforts of many boxing sites out there who always look to jump the gun without actually verifying facts or seeking legitimate sources, the rumored May 4th Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero fight is just that... a rumor. Take it from the man himself, Mayweather, who had this to say on his Facebook page today:
"As of right now I don’t know who I’m fighting on May 4th. Me fighting Robert Guerrero is just a rumor."
Credit: Will Hart - HBO
Now, there could be any number of reasons why he'd say this. Maybe he's just sick of the rumors which have been circulating without verification. Or perhaps he's making a bit of a final negotiating push with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's team, or an otherwise unknown potential opponent.
Mayweather would of course have full leverage against either Guerrero or Alvarez, or anybody else at this point. That said, somebody like Canelo doesn't have to take the fight against Mayweather just because. While it would certainly be his biggest payday, he...