According to Mick Hennessy, promoter of Junior Witter, Vivian Harris – who Witter tackles in Doncaster in September – is a tougher foe than Jose Luis Castillo who provided Ricky Hatton with his most prized scalp since Kostya Tszyu. True, I maintained throughout that Hatton would demolish Castillo in 4 or 5 rounds, but I thought I was the only one with such vision? Damn it.
The withdrawal of Jorge Barios from his headline bout with Juan Manuel Marquez presented popular Texan contender Rocky Juarez with a short-cut back to elite level, one he gleefully accepted. Pencilled in to face Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero on the under card, the show promoters, GBP, offered Juarez the chance to step in ahead of the IBF champion. So what of Guerrero? Well, the 24 year old will now face Mexican rough-house Martin Honorio. And he’ll have his hands full. Continue reading “Boxing: Three is a crowd – Guerrero gets new opponent”