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Marcos Maidana Wants Broner, But Not For Short Money

By Elisinio Castillo

Top welterweight contender Marcos Maidana (34-3, 31KOs) is very interested in facing WBA champion Adrien Broner (27-0, 22KOs), but only if the money is right. Maidana will not allow himself to be disrespected by accepting a fight with Broner for short money. If possible, Maidana would rather not face one of his countrymen, Diego Chaves or Lucas Matthysse.

"I do not avoid anybody, but the truth is I prefer not to fight with other Argentinians....not with Diego Chaves or with Lucas Matthysse. I do not want to [be the one to] spoil the business that my compatriots [have going]. I hope the fight with Broner takes place because I am going to receive the best purse of my career. But if there is not a lot of money involved, I will not fight. I believe that I've earned my position," Maidana told Adrien Morcheleena.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by littlemac on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=junior gong;13546359]His purse should at least equal Boner's[/QUOTE] You obiously don't know how boxing works. You must be a Pacfan:lol1:

Comment by littlemac on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=puga;13545289]used to think broner was the next big thing but he's looking worse and worse each time out.. maidana would put this boy to sleep...hell , not even sure he'd beat zab judah[/QUOTE] What the heck does this have to…

Comment by ddangerous on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=Apple Mac Stud;13545122]"I need more money to fight Broner" - Maidana Translation: "I know this guy will knock me out within 6 rounds, so I'm pricing myself out as a lot of guys who want to avoid fights do today"[/QUOTE]…

Comment by shenmue on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=Kingjames6;13546973]Umm no, it's about your numbers and how many asses you put in seats. Broner and maidana purses will be significantly different. Broner will make over 1.7 mill while maidana should make 800k[/QUOTE] That Purse split would be fine. I…

Comment by Kingjames6Flee on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=junior gong;13546359]His purse should at least equal Boner's[/QUOTE] Umm no, it's about your numbers and how many asses you put in seats. Broner and maidana purses will be significantly different. Broner will make over 1.7 mill while maidana should make…

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