Robert Guerrero cancels upcoming title fight while dealing with wife’s illness
3-time world champion and current IBF Jr. Lightweight titlist, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (25-1-1, 17 KO’s) is seeking prayer from the boxing community for his wife Casey, who is battling Leukemia. A bone marrow transplant procedure was required to keep her chances of living ongoing and every day is a battle for her life.
“Right now I’m going through a difficult time dealing with my wife Casey’s illness with Leukemia.” stated Guerrero, “Fortunately we found a bone marrow match, but there are some complications that are making things difficult. I’m asking everyone in the boxing community along with family, friends and the general public to keep Casey in their prayers. I will continue to keep my faith in Jesus Christ and pray for understanding.”
“The Ghost” was looking forward to a potential fight with Michael Katsidis on March 27th, but due to his wife’s condition, he will remain by her side. Guerrero went on to say, “I want to thank my promoter Golden Boy Promotions for their understanding in this situation. I was ready to do battle with Katsidis but mentally my mind wouldn’t be at 100%, and to fight a warrior like him you have to be at your best psychologically.”
ProBoxing-Fans.com sends our support to Robert, his wife and his entire family in this extremely difficult time.