Mayweather vs. Guerrero live results: J'Leon Love takes close, questionable decision against Gabriel Rosado

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Get results from the Mayweather vs. Guerrero PPV all night, starting with the main card opener and J'Leon Love vs. Gabriel Rosado.

J'Leon Love def. Gabriel Rosado by split decision (94-95, 97-92, 95-94)

Gabriel Rosado and J'Leon Love were tasked with opening up the May Day Mayweather vs. Guerrero PPV, and the two men delivered, turning in a very entertaining fight. Early on, it seemed like Love was getting the advantage with a bit more regularity, though as the fight progressed, Rosado took more control. The lone knockdown of the fight came in round 6 where Rosado dropped Love for the first time in the young fighter's career.

When the judges scores were announced, they were met with a fair amount of boos, as many clearly felt the veteran Rosado should have won. Personally, I had it 96-93 Rosado, but this was far too close of a fight to call it a robbery either way. Round by round was very close, and a Love win is certainly not unjustified.

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For Love, this was a big opportunity. An undefeated fighter, Love was facing a big step up here against Rosado. Regardless of your feelings on the outcome, Love definitely showed that he is a skilled fighter, but in need of more work if he's going to stay at this level.

Post-fight, the two men discussed a rematch, which would certainly be welcome.

Join us all night here at Bloody Elbow for Showtime Boxing Mayweather vs. Guerrero PPV results, discussion, and live fight coverage.


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