Robert Guerrero fared better against the New York State justice system than he did against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Today, in a court in Queens County, a judge dismissed gun-possession charges against the four-division champion. Instead, Guerrero pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a violation that c ... More >>
There's nothing in sports like the few seconds before and after a boxing match's opening bell, HBO's Max Kellerman once said. It's the culmination of months of anticipation, months of each fighter explaining why his fighting style is ideal for clobbering his opponent, months of 24/7 all-access shows ... More >>
"He believes in God. I believe in God. This fight is not about church. This fight is not about being a Catholic, being a Christian, being a Jew, being a Muslim."
It's not a line you'd expect to hear in the media conference call before a big time pay-per-view boxing match. But there was Floyd Maywea ... More >>
Earlier this month, Andre Ward noted that he would be rooting for Roberto Guerrero in his May 4 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. This made sense. Ward and Guerrero are fellow East Bay natives. They've known each other since their days on the amateur circuit.
"I'm a support my guy because I came ... More >>
Four months ago, Robert Guerrero was a little known fighter, hovering along boxing's margins with scores of up-and-comers and on-their-ways-out. Today, he is in the sport's inner ring, one step away from immortality.
On May 4, he'll face the seemingly unbeatable Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The Gilroy nat ... More >>
With the New Year just hours away, we can finally say it without fear of a buzzer-beating jinx: 2012 marks The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance.
These things tend to come in cycles. The Bay's Age of Terrible Sports was a long, cold winter. Game Six in '02 was the first snow, and the blizzar ... More >>
In February 2011, Nonito Donaire knocked out Fernando Montiel with a second round left hook. The impressive performance sent Donaire, who lives in San Leandro, shooting up the pound-for-pound ranking lists, with some boxing observers naming him the third best figher in the world, behind Manny Pacqui ... More >>
The first five rounds of Nonito Donaire's fight against Toshiaki Nishioka Saturday night looked very familiar. We'd already seen this same episode three straight times: Donaire's opponents playing it conservatively, backing up and surviving, right hand high and unmoving to guard against the Filipin ... More >>
With Andre Ward, of Hayward, and Nonito Donaire, of San Leandro, the Bay Area boasts two of the three best active American boxers (behind Floyd Mayweather). It's a proud moment for the Yay.
Boxing greatness has tended to emanate from gritty and cold East Coast cities -- like New York and Boston and ... More >>