Fernando Guerrero (boxer)
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|Birth name||Fernando Guerrero De La Cruz|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Birth date||October 12, 1986|
|Wins by KO||19|
Guerrero began to get noticed at age 16, when he competed in competitions at the US National Junior Olympics and World Cadet Junior Olympics. He defeated favored Shawn Porter. He won a silver medal at the 2006 National Golden Gloves Tournament and went on to win the National AAU championship at middleweight. He defeated Shawn Porter and several other notable US Amateurs at the 2007 Golden Gloves tournament and for the 2007 US Championship; however, Porter won their final amateur encounter at the 2008 US Olympic trials, eventually losing to 2008 US Olympian Shawn Estrada.
Guerrero has been featured on Showtime's ShoBox: The New Generation and ESPN's Friday Night Fights. On October 10, 2009, he won his first professional title in front of 5,000 hometown fans at an outdoor match with light rain earlier in the day and cool temperatures. Fernando Guerrero's manager and trainer is Hal Chernoff, co-trainer is Barry Hunter. Prize Fight Boxing, best known for promoting the largest pay-per-view boxing event in history through 2007 (Lewis vs. Tyson), is his promoter. Guerrero's hometown venue, the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, MD holds the record for largest crowd at a professional boxing match in the State of Maryland due to his hometown support.
Quillin vs. Guerrero
Fernando Guerrero (25-1, 19 KO) secured his first world title shot against undefeated middleweight champion Peter Quillin (28-0, 20 KO) for the WBO middleweight title on April 27, 2013 on the undercard of Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah. The title bout took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Quillin started strong and scored two knockdowns in the second round while arguably dominating the first five rounds of the fight. In the sixth round Guerrero showed life as he was able to land good shots against Quillin. After a good sixth round by Guerrero, Quillin was able to end the fight by scoring two more knockdowns in the seventh round. Resulting in the referee awarding Quillin with the TKO victory.
Professional boxing record
|26 Wins (19 knockouts, 7 decisions), 3 Losses (3 knockouts, 0 decisions), 0 Draws|
|Loss||26-3||David Lemieux||KO||3 (12)||2014-05-24||Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec||For NABF Middleweight title.|
|Win||26-2||Raymond Gatica||UD||10 (10)||2013-11-11||Cowboys Dance Hall, San Antonio, Texas|
|Loss||25-2||Peter Quillin||TKO||7 (12)||2013-04-27||Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York||For WBO Middleweight title.|
|Win||25-1||Juan Carlos Candelo||TKO||6 (10)||2012-11-3||Humble Civic Center Arena, Humble, Texas|
|Win||24-1||Jose Medina||UD||10 (10)||2012-07-14||Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Win||23-1||Jason Naugler||TKO||4 (8)||2012-02-18||Grand Oasis Resort, Cancun, Quintana Roo|
|Win||22-1||Robert Kliewer||TKO||5 (8)||2011-12-11||Convention Center, Washington, District of Colombia|
|Loss||21-1||Grady Brewer||TKO||4 (10)||2011-06-17||Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas||For NABF Light Middleweight title.|
|Win||21-0||Derrick Findley||UD||10 (10)||2011-02-18||Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury, Maryland||For NABF Middleweight title.|
|Win||20-0||Saul Duran||TKO||4 (10)||2010-11-20||Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||19-0||Ishe Smith||UD||10 (10)||2010-07-16||DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven, Mississippi||For (vacant) NABF Middleweight title.|
|Win||13-0||Gabriel Rosado||UD||8 (8)||2009-02-06||Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury, Maryland|