- By Miguel Maravilla Photos by John Aguon/Spike
Guerrero Peralta Press Conference
Former world champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) of Gilroy, California returns to the ring as he will take on Argentine slugger David Emanuel "El Pirata" Peralta () on Saturday August 27 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California headlining PBC on Spike TV. The kickoff press conference to announce the fight took place Tuesday afternoon at the Spike TV headquarters in Santa Monica, California as Robert Guerrero, former world champion Alfredo Angulo (24-5, 20 KO's) of Mexicali, Mexico, and 2012 U.S. Olympian Cleveland's Terrell Gausha (18-0, 9 KOs) were in attendance as they will fight in different bouts on the under-card.
"I have a tough guy in front of me on August 27. I have to take care of him and leave no doubts so that I can get in there against the top guys again," Robert Guerrero said. "Nobody has ever heard of him but those are the guys that guys that creep up on you. It happen to me against Aron Martinez," Guerrero added.
"I have been training at home in Gilroy, training has been going great I am doing everything to get ready for the fight. I have my team together and we're working hard. We're staying focused and ready to get the job done," Guerrero said. "You have to be able to be ready for anything in the ring. I know Peralta is going to be dangerous and at his best. I'm not looking past him," Guerrero added.
"I don't need to prove anything to myself. I know I can fight. I come in and work hard every day. I have to go and prove it to the fans. The fans are what makes us. I have to prove it to everybody watching that I'm there at the top level," Guerrero said. "I come to fight the focus is August 27 and I have to do what I got to do," Guerrero said.
Angulo will be fighting fellow Mexican veteran Freddy Hernandez in a ten round middleweight bout. Here is what "El Perro" had to say.
"Its an exciting fight after being away from the ring this will be a fight between two Mexican warriors," Angulo said."He was an Olympian and I was an Olympina we both have similar styles most of his wins are by knockout,"
"The training is camp is gone well I am now training in San Diego with my new trainer Romulo Quirarte," Angulo said.
"Many say that I am done but I will prove to everyone I am not," Angulo said.
"The last two fights "El Perro" has been tamed but this time he will be unleashed," Angulo said.
The undefeated junior middleweight contender Gausha will take on Bronx's Steve Martinez in a scheduled ten round bout.
"I'm going to go out there and try to be victorious. This is a tough opponent. Once I dominate this guy I think I'll be closer to a title shot," Gausha said."I know a lot about Steve Martinez. We were in the amateurs at the same time so we really came up together. He's a tough fighter and a very good test for me. On paper he's the toughest opponent I've faced in the pros,"
"I see myself being smart in the ring. Winning each round and picking this guy apart. I'm sharper and faster. I'm going to outclass him. I'm training hard trying to get him out of there.
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