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Mayweather vs Guerrero undercard: J'Leon Love vs Gabriel Rosado close to done

A fight between J'Leon Love and Gabriel Rosado is close to done for the Mayweather-Guerrero PPV undercard on May 4.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

According to Mike Coppinger at, a middleweight fight between prospect J'Leon Love and Gabriel Rosado is close to done for the Mayweather vs Guerrero undercard, which will air on Showtime pay-per-view.

Love (15-0, 8 KO) is a 25-year-old prospect in the Mayweather camp, who would be taking a pretty nice step up in competition. Last time out, he beat veteran Derrick Findley, a solid, tough trial horse, but he had some moments of mild distress in the fight, and has shown some weaknesses. Beyond Findley, he hasn't been tested at all.

Rosado (21-6, 13 KO) is familiar with the role he'd fill in this fight. He came up short in January against Gennady Golovkin, but earned a lot of praise for his effort. The 27-year-old Philly native would be by far the best fighter that Love has faced to date, and on paper, has a good opportunity to potentially notch a notable win here.

It's sort of a sink-or-swim matchup for Love, which is good. He's still got some doubters and a lot to prove, and if he can get by Rosado, it's a good push forward for his career. If Rosado wins, he's back on track.

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