Gerson “Nene” Guerrero knows that he is not the most well-known boxer in the world, but neither was Nonito Donaire a few years back when he demolished Vic Darchinyan and became a world champion. “I know that this is the most important fight of my life and I know how good Donaire is, but I know I can beat him,” said Guerrero. Guerrero will take on Donaire in the main event of “Latin Fury 13/Pinoy Power 3,” a big championship pay-per-view card that Top Rank will telecast live from the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas.
“Boxing history is full of upsets and that why I have prepared myself like never before. I need to be at my best and I will on February 13. Its now or never for me,” said Guerrero, from his training camp in Mexico City. Guerrero trains in one of the most well know gyms in Mexico, the “Pacho Rosales” gym where some of the best Mexican fighters have trained in the past.
“Donarie looks very fast and has quick hands, but I don’t fear him I feel confident enough in my own abilities to say that Mexico will have a new world champion that night in Las Vegas,” said Guerrero. The Mexican warrior has 15 plus years in boxing and has won 34 fights with 26 knockouts and only eight defeats.
Produced and distributed Live on Pay-Per-View by Top Rank, in association with PR Best Boxing, ABS-CBN and the Las Vegas Hilton, “Latin Fury 13 / Pinoy Power 13” will take place Saturday, February 13, at the Las Vegas Hilton. The four-bout pay-per-view broadcast, which will begin at 9 P.M. ET / 6 P.M. PT, will also feature World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion Fernando Montiel (39-2-2, 29 KOs), of Los Mochis, Mexico, defending his title against Top-10 contender Ciso Morales (14-0, 8 KOs), of Bohol, Philippines; former WBA flyweight champion and current #1 bantamweight contender Eric Morel (41-2, 21 KOs), of San Juan, Puerto Rico, taking on two-time world champion Gerry Peñalosa (54-7-2, 34 KOs), of Cebu, Philippines, in a 12-round WBO bantamweight title elimination bout; and a 10-round featherweight rumble between world title challengers, Mario Santiago (21-1-1, 14 KOs), of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and Bernabe Concepcion (29-2-1, 17 KOs), of Rizal, Philippines.