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Broner: Malignaggi is Easy Money; Video of Crazy Shot

By Luis Sandoval

Adrien “The Problem” Broner and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions Richard Schaefer both made a big announcement Saturday night on both sides of the country regarding a deal being reached for Broner to jump up two weight classes and fight WBA Welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi in New York at the Barclays Center on June 22nd.

Broner wouldn’t be the first fighter to make a leap from Lightweight to Welterweight as Shane Mosley, Manny Pacquiao and most recently Robert Guerrero took similar roads in order to secure lucrative fights and opportunities.

When BoxingScene spoke to Adrien, he was asked if he would actually come into the fight at the Welterweight limit of 147.

“Who knows what weight I come in [at]. If I come in at 147, 140, 138. It don’t matter. [It’s] easy money” Broner would tell BoxingScene.

Previously I did an interview with Paulie Malignaggi who sounded off on various topics and took some shots at Broner. When Broner was made aware of some of the comments, he brushed them off

“You said he was talking reckless – well reckless is an accident that didn’t happen” quipped the Cincinnati native as it looks like we’ll have to wait for the press conference for the war of words to really begin.

Broner appeared open to the possibility of coming back down in weight after his fight with Malignaggi so his move to Welterweight isn’t exactly permanent.

In the meantime, Broner has been spending a lot of time out west in Los Angeles and Las Vegas and informs a permanent relocation to Las Vegas, NV might be in store.

Fun Bit: Here’s a video of a crazy shot Broner made while playing basketball.

You can follow Luis Sandoval on Twitter @Truewest007. You can also tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene’s official audio show every Tuesday from 6-8PM PST with hosts Ernest Gabion, Luis Sandoval, and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 03-14-2013

[QUOTE=ROSS CALIFORNIA;13142575]Broner said Matthysse was easy money too.[/QUOTE]Thats because he believes it. So how much real money are you willing to that Broner comes in as a huge favorite against Pauli????? Broner and the Boxing public know that Paulie is…

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 03-14-2013

[QUOTE=richardt;13141818]Speaking of bright, if you were brighter than a dead Rat, you would know that everyone INCLUDING Broner see the Paulie fight as easy Pickings! The public knows this and Broner is just telling the truth which is the positive…

Comment by richardt on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=HanzGruber;13141900]why dont you answer without spewing bullsh0t lol. So hes better tham jmm, floyd, bradley pac guererro? hes not that high. I dont care about some ibo ranking where they dont include every WW. So who has him at #4…

Comment by GriffTannen on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=richardt;13141872]If you need to ask then you obviously lack knowledge and information. Next time don't write something that you didn't even bother to verify. You indicated he did not have a top 10 ranking. Apparently you do not know who…

Comment by richardt on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=HanzGruber;13141586]rated #4 by who?[/QUOTE]If you need to ask then you obviously lack knowledge and information. Next time don't write something that you didn't even bother to verify. You indicated he did not have a top 10 ranking. Apparently you do…

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