Boxing News and Notes – 25th July for: – Guerrero vs Aydin, Guerrero, Aydin public workout, Sherrington-Campas Presser, Kertson Manswell takes on Deontay Wilder, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr vs Rafael Marquez Postponed, Robert Guerrero and Wife Battle Cancer
Guerrero vs Aydin – A few days before his big showdown with Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, welterweight Selcuk Aydin has warned people not to be surprised when he beats the hometown favorite on Saturday night in San Jose, California. “Many see me as a longshot in the fight against Guerrero. I’ve read that it would be a big surprise if I should win on Saturday. But that’s only because people don’t know who I am and what I can do. I’m Selcuk Aydin. I’m the world champion. I’m certainly no underdog. And that I win on Saturday shouldn’t surprise anyone!” Aydin has complained several times in recent weeks that the American media doesn’t pay enough attention to him. “After Saturday, everyone will know who Selcuk Aydin is!” he stated.
Guerrero, Aydin public workout – Former three-division world champion Robert Guerrero and undefeated number one rated WBC welterweight contender Selcuk Aydin showed their skills on Tuesday at San Jose Boxing & Fitness during a public media workout in preparation for Saturday’s clash for the vacant WBC interim welterweight world championship at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
Sherrington-Campas Presser - Les Sherrington and Yori Boy Campas came face to face at the final press conference today at Lauxes restaurant. Both camps are highly confident that they are going to take out the win and it has really set the scene for a great spectacle. With trainer and manager Joe Diaz stating that, “Yori Boy has had a hard training camp for this fight, we have taken it back to the ‘olden style’ by chopping wood and shovelling gravel, we have come to win.”
Kertson Manswell takes on Deontay Wilder – LOS ANGELES, July 24 – With Kelvin Price forced to withdraw from his August 4 fight with unbeaten Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder due to a rib injury, Trinidad and Tobago’s Kertson “Warrior” Manswell has answered the call to face the 2008 Olympic Bronze Medal winner in a heavyweight slugfest at the Mobile Civic Center Arena Expo Hall in Mobile, Alabama that will be televised live on FOX Sports Net and FOX Deportes.
Wilfredo Vazquez Jr vs Rafael Marquez Postponed – The August 4 fight between Wilfredo Vazquez Jr and Rafael Marquez has been postponed until October 6, with Marquez suffering an injury to his right hand in training camp. A press release sent out is confident that the fight will still take place, and even cites a similar situation back in 2010, when Marquez suffered a hand injury that postponed his fight with Juan Manuel Lopez for two months.
Robert Guerrero and Wife Battle Cancer – Former Three-Division World Champion Robert Guerrero speaks to members of the media prior to throwing out the first pitch at the Oakland A’s July 22, 2012 game against the New York Yankees in Oakland, California advance of his July 28, 2012 fight against undefeated number one rated WBC welterweight contender Selcuk Aydin for the WBC Interim Welterweight World Championship at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California which will be televised live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing. – Showtime just release a video where it shows Robert Guerrero and his wife, Casey Guerrero, how they struggle and battle with cancer. Watch the video and truly see just what kind of fighters both Casey and Robert truly are.