Join Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire at 1 p.m. today for a live discussion of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight.
Guerrero is a heavy underdog in the fight against the undefeated Mayweather, but as Pugmire wrote Thursday, that's nothing new to him.
"Guerrero is a 7-1 underdog to pull an upset for the World Boxing Council welterweight title at the MGM Grand.
"This looks one-sided, right? This scrapper of a family man taking on the undefeated, polished king of bling.
"But there's something more to Guerrero, 30, that he says will propel him to victory.
"Raising two kids and having a wife dying from cancer, now that's pressure," Guerrero said. "This is no problem. This comes with the territory. You've just got to do it and take care of business."
"Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 knockouts) is a former world featherweight and super-featherweight champion who left the sport for 15 months after scoring a convincing decision over Michael Katsidis in April 2011. Guerrero took the break to care for his leukemia-stricken wife, Casey, whose illness is now in remission."
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