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Guerrero arrested on gun possession charge

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Boxer Robert Guerrero has been arrested on a gun possession charge, according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

According to a report, Guerrero, 30, was arrested Thursday morning at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport for attempting to board an airplane with an unloaded handgun.

Although the New York Post reported that the gun was a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson semi-automatic, the local NBC affiliate reported the gun was a 9 mm Smith & Wesson. Guerrero had no ammunition with him.

On May 4 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 knockouts) will be after his 16th straight win and his 10th knockout during that stretch when he challenges WBC welterweight titleholder Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KOs) on Showtime Pay Per View.

On Tuesday, Guerrero and his wife, Casey, visited the set of of Good Morning America on Tuesday to meet host Robin Roberts, Guerrero’s promoter, Golden Boy, announced. On Monday, the couple visited the shows of CBN’s The 700 Club, hosted by Pat Robertson, TBN’s Praise the Lord show with Carman Licciardello.

Guerrero is also this year’s “Ambassador of Hope” spokesperson for along with Roberts in their quest is to help register minorities into the national bone-marrow registry.

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