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Floyd Mayweather Will Not Face Robert Guerrero May 5 According To Golden Boy CEO

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Given that this fight is now almost certain to go head to head with the UFC's third effort on Fox these Floyd Mayweather updates are going to continue with regularity here at Bloody Elbow.

Earlier in the week we talked about the very controversial news that Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero were in deep negotiations to face each other on May 5. This news was met with a lot of pushback from media and fans as Guerrero was seen as talented but too small and not proven enough to move from lightweight to welterweight to challenge the best fighter in the world.

Now Dan Rafael of ESPN has tweeted the following:

Spoke to Richard Schaefer about Ortiz. I jokingly asked if he's working on Floyd-Guerrero deal. He said Mayweather WON'T be facing Guerrero.
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That's very interesting news (Schaefer is CEO of Golden Boy) and I don't think it's wrong at all to assume that the amount of ridicule the idea was getting from all corners shut down the idea.

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez may once again be the most likely option and I think that would be a very good fight that is much better than a lot of people realize.

And there is always some outside chance that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao gets done.

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