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Broner Punishes a Very Game Rees For TKO Win

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - Adrien Broner (26-0, 22KOs) stopped Gavin Rees (37-2-1, 18KOs) in the fifth round to retain his WBC lightweight crown. Rees did well in the first two rounds, and may have won them, but then Broner opened up in the third with hard punches and then dropped Rees hard in the following round with an uppercut and then punished him. In the fifth, Broner scored a knockdown with a hook to the body. As Broner started letting his hands go, trainer Gary Lockett saved Rees by throwing in the towel.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TX_BOXNG on 02-17-2013

It was funny how Broner was getting whoop the first two rounds lol N then Rees gets dropped silly, lol n this the future superstar of boxing lol

Comment by mconstantine on 02-17-2013

[QUOTE=inITtoWINit;13045533]Thank you for bringing that up! This is the first thing I wanted to post after watching the first 2 rounds. Broner's jab is lazy, and he leaves it out there too long. He needs to work on a stronger…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 02-17-2013

Broner better hope and pray his power carries to 140, because that is the biggest reason he wins fights, by far. If his power doesn't carry, he will get f*cked up by someone moving up. EDIT: My opinion of Broner's…

Comment by Someone88 on 02-17-2013

Really good win for Broner!

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 02-17-2013

The thing with Broner is that he's lifting weights too much, you can see the stiffness from it in the way he moves, no where near as agile and quick as Floyd was. He's also much slower at 135 compared…

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