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Hank Lundy: I Would Kill Adrien Broner, He's Too Small!

By Mike Coppinger

Hank Lundy, fresh off a highlight reel KO of David Diaz in August (it was a SportsCenter Top 10 play), is looking for the big names at lightweight.

Lundy always makes for great TV fights, and as such is hoping to make his debut on HBO or Showtime in the near future.

“Now it’s time to make my appearance on HBO,” said Lundy, 27. “So I’m with it and I’m ready for it. Give me Brandon Rios, Robert Guerrero, Juan Marquez, I want the top guys. I’m ready. I’m a natural TV fighter. You put me on TV, I will never bomb out. I don’t care what type of fight I’m in. “

The Philadelphia native suffered the only loss of his pro career last year on ESPN2 to John Molina in a fight he was winning handily on the cards. Lundy (21-1-1, 11 KOs) began to showboat and taunt Molina and got caught, going down in the eighth, before the referee stopped the bout in the 11th.

“[Molina’s] been running and ducking from me, telling everybody that he’s done with that part of his career,” said Lundy. “He was getting his butt whooped. I played around and got caught. It really wasn’t the shot that caught me, I disputed the stoppage, but the referee took the fight from me standing up. Let me go out on my shield.”

Another fighter Lundy would love to get in the ring with is top prospect Adrien Broner, who campaigns five pounds south at 130.

“I’d kill him. He’s too small,” Lundy said. “I can’t make 130, but he can come up to 135. It’s a cakewalk for me with him. He doesn’t want to fight me. I guarantee they stay far away from me.

“Anybody that’s out there at 135 that thinks they can beat “Hammerin Hank” or has a title and they’re fighting bums, “Hammerin Hank” is right here, I don’t care who it is. I want them all, I’m hungry.

Mike Coppinger is a regular boxing freelancer for USA TODAY and Ring Magazine. He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the Ring Ratings Advisory Panel and the Yahoo! Sports Boxing Panel. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by studentofthegam on 09-14-2011

Lundy is tough. I could see him giving Rios a hell of a fight. If you remember, Acosta had Rios ready to go at one point and Lundy packs a bigger punch. I think Lundy's downfall will be machismo. He'll…

Comment by newcastleking on 09-13-2011

broner is a ****in boring fighter.

Comment by New England on 09-13-2011

say what you want about the guy hank lundy is a talented kid with some real skills and you gotta love the confidence he insists INSISTS he can beat both manny pacquiao and floyd mayweather he's completely serious about it

Comment by KnockUTheFukOut on 09-13-2011

I don't know...I like Lundy chances against Broner and Brandon Rios but only if he fights smart and cut out all of the showboating sh!t he was DOMINATING MOLINA in that fight but he decided to show off and got…

Comment by Bushbaby on 09-13-2011

I would love to see him do it too!!:boxing: Plus I'd love to see Hammering Hank on hbo getting that chabo.

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