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Marcos Maidana: Adrien Broner is a Very Good Puncher

Marcos Maidana overpowered Adrien Broner to win the WBA welterweight title in San Antonio on Saturday night.

The Argentinian knocked Broner down twice before winning by unanimous decision – 115-110, 116-109 and 117-109.

Broner, who suffered his first loss in 28 bouts, ran out of the ring after the scores were announced.

Broner is nicknamed The Problem, but Maidana, who improved his record to 35-3, had the answer: power that the three-time “world” champion had never faced before.

"I had to show a lot of heart to win this fight," Maidana said. "I did what I had to do to win. Broner is a very good puncher," Maidana said. "He's a very good boxer, very good puncher. Yes, I felt his blows."

Broner is nicknamed "The Problem," but Maidana (35-3) had the answer with power that the three-time world champion had never faced before.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Gypsy John Fury on 12-16-2013

Part of Broner's game relies on him being stronger than the other guy. He's a plodder albeit with a good defence. At 147 big puncher like Maidana can just punch away at his defensive structure to open him up. And…

Comment by LoadedWraps on 12-16-2013

[QUOTE=-=Shade=-;14038768]It's not exactly the same Chino though. Instead of just being a 'really bad dude' who was fun to watch he's had 2 years of actual professional development. Even if Khan was still 'for real' I think the Chino of…

Comment by LoadedWraps on 12-16-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;14032667]Ortiz, Khan and Lopez all hurt Maidana far worse than Broner.[/QUOTE] This. Chino is being classy, but Broner got ruined.

Comment by -=Shade=- on 12-16-2013

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;14033708]Despite what Marcos says if Broner really had power at WW then he should of been able to keep Maidana off of him particularly early in the fight.[/QUOTE] That might have been the lack of activity more than the lack…

Comment by -=Shade=- on 12-16-2013

[QUOTE=US Dirk Killer;14032809]Khan knocked Maidana down and stayed up the whole fight. Broner got knocked down twice and didn't Floor Maidana[/QUOTE] It's not exactly the same Chino though. Instead of just being a 'really bad dude' who was fun to…

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