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Mayweather vs Guerrero: Ruben Guerrero says Floyd ran, didn't want to exchange

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Floyd Mayweather cruised to a win over Robert Guerrero last night, but Guerrero's father/trainer Ruben is trying to hold on to some pride, saying that Mayweather ran.

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Ruben Guerrero says that Floyd Mayweather was afraid to stand and trade with his son last night, saying he obviously felt the power early and decided to run over the course of his 12-round domination of Robert Guerrero:

"I didn't expect him to [move] that much, but after Robert hit him the first couple of rounds - he felt it and that put him on his bicycle. I tried to tell Robert to go to body more. But he saw that Robert was going to the body and he ran more. You seen it, the last couple of rounds, he really ran. He didn't want to exchange. All he wanted to do was win by decision."

Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO) outclassed Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO) in every manner last night, including landing his right hand seemingly at will, as "The Ghost" was simply too slow to react to Mayweather, who had him effectively timed by the fourth round. It became academic pretty early: Guerrero couldn't beat Floyd Mayweather.

The good thing for Team Guerrero is you can say some things like this, and the Skip Bayless fans of the world will latch onto it and believe it's true, and say that Mayweather, because he didn't stand still and just hand Guerrero his opportunity on a silver platter, really did run, and he's a runner, and all that same nonsense you've heard for years.

Basically, I read this as Ruben extending his 15 minutes of fame, and nothing more.