Floyd Mayweather set to fight Robert Guerrero

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LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted this week what many have long suspected — that he hand picks every opponent who enters the ring with him.

He also decides how much they get paid and what the contract details will be. So Robert Guerrero was somewhat prepared when Mayweather picked him to be the opponent for his first fight in a year Saturday night at the MGM Grand hotel.

What he wasn’t prepared for was what Mayweather’s camp insisted on putting in the contract.

‘‘He asked for a rematch clause. That was the very first thing,’’ Guerrero said. ‘‘It just shows me where his head is at.’’

Where Mayweather’s head is at has, of course, been the topic of many conversations over the years.

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