Feature Story

Guerrero set for Escobedo

Story by David Robinett
Photos by Chris Cozzone

In recent years, fighting out of Northern California has meant few competitors for the recognition and support of the boxing fans.

However, for much of this decade, former two-division titlist Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero  –  from Gilroy  –  has played second fiddle in the region to 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Andre Ward  –  who was born in San Francisco but is now fighting out of Oakland  –  and Vicente Escobedo, also a member of the 2004 U.S.A. Olympic team  –  who is from Woodlawn, right next to the State’s capitol of Sacramento. . . . Click here for more

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