(Getty Images)MAY DAY: Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero" will be a 12-round fight for Mayweather's WBC Welterweight World Championship on May 4 and will be televised on SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. In the lead up to the fight, Guerrero will be blogging exclusively for Yahoo! Sports to provide unique insight into the title bout. Check in regularly for more from Guerrero, who is 31-1-1 lifetime heading into his biggest fight yet.
Las Vegas is where I call home now and I’ve just wrapped up my few days of training. I’m in tremendous shape and I’m feeling stronger than ever. This will be my third fight at welterweight so my body has filled in perfectly with the weight hike. A big reason for this is my manager Bob Santos, who has been doing my diet since I was a 16 year old amateur. Bob works extremely hard to make sure I’m eating all the right foods and he really gets it — he knows what my body needs to be at peak performance, so you can expect to see a well-oiled machine on fight night. Santos is a tremendous leader and mentor.
Training is going as planned. We found a gym that is low key so we can get all our training done with no distractions. My dad Ruben is my trainer and has been guiding my corner since I first started boxing. He’s pushed me to be the best and the respect we have for one another is what’s kept us strong over the years. He knows me better than anyone and together we are unstoppable. My dad, Santos and I have come up with a few masterful game plans that will be implemented in this fight. I have to give a shout out to my little brother Eric who is helping me with my exercises. We are a small team but we work extremely hard.Read More »from Robert Guerrero blog: Preparations for Floyd Mayweather fight are in full swing