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Broner Defeats Golovkin To Get WBA's Top June Honor

By Hilmar Rojas

The World Boxing Association's new Welterweight world champion Adrien Broner is the boxer of the month of June after defeating Paul Malignaggi in Brooklyn, New York. Broner defeated by decision Malignaggi on June 22, 2013.

The WBA Rating Committee announced the official June rankings last Thursday where they highlighted Broner as the new 147 lbs-world champion.

The honorable mention was for Gennady Golovkin who defeated Matthew Macklin by KO, on June 29, 2013 to retain his title. 

In the ratings there are 36 North American contenders, including Broner. Besides, Japan and Mexico share the second place position with 23 boxers each.  

Rurssia has 11 fighters and there are dozen British fighters in June.

Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba have 9 boxers each among champions or challengers waiting for their title shot, while Panama has 6 and Nicaragua 4.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DosRounds on 07-05-2013

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Comment by toshmurph on 07-05-2013

[QUOTE=The Raw Dog;13530963]Broner wins his 3rd title in his 3rd different weight class at the age of 23, but he's ridiculed. SMH.[/QUOTE] He was given his 130 lb title against Vincent Rodriguez, he didnt win it! He fought Antonio DeMarco,…

Comment by MDPopescu on 07-05-2013

[QUOTE=JAB5239;13531435][FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Check his family history, he's part Korean if I'm not mistaken. What des his name have to do with his nationality? And where is there ANY proof GGG has any ties to the Russian Mafia? He's a part Asian from…

Comment by Daddy T on 07-05-2013

Both guys were expected to win. But Broner barely managed it and looked pretty ordinary. GGG went beyond the expectations by doing it in such style his stock went through the roof, Broner's? ... meh I wouldn't pay to see…

Comment by Alx. on 07-05-2013

lol....so kicking malignaggi in the nutts and barely getting a nod beats koing macklin in 3?

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