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Adrien Broner on The Eloy Perez Fight: 'It Will End Early'

by David P. Greisman

Adrien Broner, who was in Washington, D.C., at the Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson weigh-in, spoke briefly to reporters about his Feb. 25 fight with Eloy Perez.

As reported by BoxingScene’s Ryan Maquiñana, Broner-Perez will take place in St. Louis on the undercard to Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana.

Q: What do you think of the fight with Perez?

Broner: “I’m going to have fun.”

Q: What can you show against him?

Broner: “The styles. He tries to be somebody that I think that he’s not. At the end of the day, he’s a Mexican.”

Q: What do you mean?

Broner: “Come on, man. I’m from Cincinnati, man. I’m flashy, man. It gets no better than this.”

Q: What’s your prediction for the fight?

Broner: “Don’t go and get no popcorn.”

Q: How soon is this fight going to end?

Broner: “I can’t give you a round, but it can end early. It will end early.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter at twitter.com/fightingwords2 or on Facebook at facebook.com/fightingwordsboxing, or send questions and comments to [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 12-12-2011

I am going for Broner, I am a fan, but the Mexican comment was bulls**t, straight up. Broner has all the tools to be a great fighter, and it's not his fault Ricky Burns dodged him at 130, so he…

Comment by richardt on 12-11-2011

I hope Perez beats down the racist arrogant prick.

Comment by 408mobsta on 12-10-2011

hope perez drops him for talking that...**** bout being a burrito eater ...use to like broner till he said that ...crap.....eloy will come to fight am sure that comment will pump him up

Comment by Blue Heffner on 12-10-2011

I think Broner would win but it wouldn't end early. I wouldn't count out Eloy Perez.

Comment by rudyyr on 12-10-2011

I was extremely surprised at how he fought against poncedeleon, who doesn't have the speed or skill as broner. I honestly think he felt deleon's power and then tried to play it safe and not get caught. I agree he…

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