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Adrien Broner: Nobody at 140 Would Pose a Problem

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (26-0, 22KOs) is seriously considering a a move to 140-pounds as early as his next fight. Broner is hoping to fight WBO champion Ricky Burns, but he won't wait around for the match.

Broner doesn't see any of the top names in the junior welterweight division - including Brandon Rios, Amir Khan, Danny Garcia and Juan Manuel Marquez - who would pose a problem for him.

Broner retained his WBC title for the first time on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, with a fifth round stoppage of British challenger Gavin Rees.

"I'm not going to wait on Ricky Burns. If he fights [me] or doesn't fight [me], oh well. Nobody [poses a challenge for me] at 140. I'll make them all look the same. I'll fight them all different. Different strokes for different folks," Broner said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Joe2608 on 02-19-2013

Matthysse would be a very tough fight. Apart from that and perhaps Rios i don't see anyone beating him.

Comment by Pinoy4ever on 02-19-2013

I can't wait cause Broner shouldn't waste no more time at the 135 division.

Comment by Pacdbest on 02-19-2013

[QUOTE=The_Bringer;13053583]Which is why he'll never fight either Matthysse or Rios. Rios is out of the question due to promotional issues due to the feuding between Golden Boy and Top Rank. So that'll never happen. He'll just flat-out avoid Matthysse. I…

Comment by ßringer on 02-19-2013

[QUOTE=el_mas_chingon;13053209]I think at 140 Broner has a good chance....to get his jaw broken vs the guys you mentioned but he would probably do good vs Garcia, Peterson, Judah or Khan![/QUOTE] Which is why he'll never fight either Matthysse or Rios.…

Comment by lefthook2daliva on 02-18-2013

[QUOTE=Still Blazin;13051056]Im very interested to see how he develops because its clear that he has a lot of potential and is far from a finished product.[/QUOTE] I think he has a ton of potenetial. He is very fast but maybe…

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