He entered the ring with a heart as heavy as his hands.
Fighting for the second time in the same calendar year for the first time since 2012, Robert Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs) rebounded from a tough loss to Keith Thurman in March to edge the gritty Aron Martinez (19-4-1, 4 KOs), who proved himself to be an underdog with bite at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, on Saturday.
Robert Guerrero made no bones about it at Friday’s weigh-in. He simply declared he would “dish out a beating” to Aron Martinez at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
“An active champion is a dangerous champion,” Sergio Mora contends.
Robert Guerrero is ready to start fast and finish quickly against Aron Martinez.
With fighter-trainer relationships tested regularly by expectations, emotions and the heat of battle, few father-son unions are able to reach the highest level of boxing. And even fewer are able to sustain their success.
When Robert Guerrero faces Aron Martinez on June 6 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, it will mark the first time since 2012 that “The Ghost” has fought twice in the same calendar year.