Attorney: “Guerrero Contract Violates ‘The Ali’ Act”

LOS ANGELES, CA – Robert Guerrero made headlines yesterday when he announced he would be seeking a California arbitrator to end his current agreement with promoter Golden Boy Promotions. His lawyer states the promotional violated the Ali act. The Muhammad Ali Act, (an amended version of the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996), was enacted in May 26, 2000, after former champion Muhammad Ali called for Federal legislation to protect boxers from the, “dishonest ways of some promoters and managers.” On the formal bill, it’s defined as an act who’s purpose is “To reform unfair and anticompetitive practices in the professional boxing industry.” According to Boxingscene.com, Guerrero’s attorney Bruce Zabarauskas contends the current agreement Guerrero signed in order to…

Robert Guerrero Wants Out of Golden Boy

LOS ANGELES, CA – It seems ‘The Ghost’ wants to disappear into the night. According to a report by ESPN’s Dan Rafael, Robert “the Ghost” Guerrero wants out of his current contractual agreement with Golden Boy Promotions and has sought the arbitration route through the California State Athletic Commission. A surprising and unexpected announcement but at the same time, the Ghost hasn’t really been heard from since losing to Floyd Mayweather last May in Las Vegas. Not only surprising to fans and observers but also to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, “What his issues are, I can’t tell you. You’d have to ask him,” Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Wednesday….