Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/11/12
As a candidate for a bout with Floyd Mayweather, Jr., it seems as though Robert Guerrero's name was snatched out of thin air. On every level, the fight just doesn't make sense. Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KOs) is a good fighter and certainly deserving of a big payday, but the former featherweight and super featherweight world champion just barely made his lightweight debut in 2010 and scored his biggest win last April against Michael Katsidis for the interim WBA lightweight belt. The native of Gilroy, Calif., is also not exactly a household name and has never so much as headlined an HBO Boxing After Dark card, much less a high profile pay-per-view. Yet, here we are just days away from the announcement of Mayweather's opponent for the May 5 date at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and several reports indicate that not only is Guerrero on the short list of potential foes, but he very well may be at the top of the list. Other than Guerrero being a Golden Boy fighter and, therefore, easier to ha...
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