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Broner: I'd Like To Fight Pacquiao Before He Leaves

In his debut in the 140-pound division, three-division world champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner bounced back from the first loss of his career with a unanimous decision win (99-91, 98-92, 100-90) over Carlos Molina.

Broner (28-1, 22 KO), who was fighting for the first time since his surprising loss to Maidana last December, started slow and was hit by a crushing overhand right from the confident Molina in the second round. While locked up in the third, Broner wrestled and tossed Molina (17-2-1, 13 KOs) to the ground, earning a hard warning by referee Kenny Bayless.

Broner picked up the pace in the middle rounds and took control of the bout with an impressive inside fight game.

"I feel good. It was a comeback fight," Broner said. "I shook the cobwebs, looked good and got the victory.

"At the end of the day, I don't make my fights. I'll fight anybody. I'd like to fight (Manny) Pacquiao before he leaves."

Molina admitted to being frustrated by the speed of Broner.

"I felt I stayed in there too much," Molina said. "He's a fast fighter with a fast jab. It was tricky for me to time the jab and I felt frustrated. I was trying to do what my corner was telling me to do, but it didn't happen."

Broner trainer Mike Stafford praised his pupil for his performance in a new weight division.

"I think he looked great," Stafford said. "He didn't get hit and he took the guy apart. He gave him a boxing lesson. People have to realize Adrien is still young. He's in a new weight class and he has to figure this weight class out."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bronx2245 on 05-04-2014

With Oscar feeling generous, he has offered to have Canelo fight Manny, and Broner has been asking for his for 2 weeks. I still haven't heard anything from TR except Marquez/Alvarado...NO BUENO! Manny should choose a GBP opponent, and call…

Comment by JFalu on 05-04-2014

[QUOTE=badass316;14505394]I'd also like Pacquiao to fight you before he leaves, just so he can put you out of your misery.[/QUOTE] Indeed. This guy is a real thorn. Wish he'd go away

Comment by -MAKAVELLI- on 05-04-2014

[QUOTE='[ DUBBZZ ];14508039']Nah man, he gotta catch a beating for that money tho.[/QUOTE] i'd love for that to happen... i think Broner's antics during the buildup might actually get a rise out of PAC it would be a glorious beatdown...sign…

Comment by [ DUBBZZ ] on 05-04-2014

[QUOTE=-MAKAVELLI-;14507989]Broner finally realized that the REAL lotto ticket is PAC, not his big bro[/QUOTE] Nah man, he gotta catch a beating for that money tho.

Comment by Kingjames6Flee on 05-04-2014

make the fight since floyd and pac too ***** to fight each other.

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