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 Last update:  4/30/2014       Read more by Carlos Arias         
   
Molina: I Think Adrien Broner Does Question Himself
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By Carlos Arias

LAS VEGAS --- Former world champion Adrien Broner said Carlos Molina of Norwalk is a "tough Mexican" before adding that he was also a "punching bag with arms and legs."

"I think the only fight he's probably ever seen me fight in is probably me against Amir Khan," said Molina, who takes on Broner on the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana undercard on Saturday at the MGM Grand.

"With Amir Khan, I just fought a completely wrong fight. Amir Khan's style and his style are completely different. He's going to be surprised when I'm in there and showing my speed and boxing, because I got boxing ability also."

Molina, a former national amateur champion, said his experience as an amateur and sparring in all the top Southern California gyms has made him much more than just a "punching bag."

"I grew up in L.A. I've been in Southern California my whole life," Molina said. "We've got a great amateur system there. In the pros, we got great sparring. He's going to be surprised. He's going to be surprised by my abilities. My two twin brothers, one of them represented Mexico in the 2012 Olympics and the other one represented the U.S. in (the) 2008 (Olympics) in Beijing. I think we come from a good pedigree."

Broner got in Molina's face and was talking trash when they posed together for photos after arriving at the MGM Grand on Tuesday afternoon.

"Honestly, I think when people do stuff like that I think they are just putting up a front," Molina said. "They are trying to pump themselves up because he knows he's going to be in a tough fight. I think he's just trying to motivate himself. he can get in my face and talk (stuff). As long as he doesn't put his hands on me everything is cool."

Molina said Broner might have questions about himself, coming off the loss to Maidana.

"I think he does question himself a little bit because of the type of guy he is and always being out there," Molina said. "And after that fight he pretty much didn't have anything to say. He just walked out of the ring. I think he has a lot of pressure in this fight. He's the one that has to show that I don't belong in there with him. Little does he know that we've been training our butts off. What greater opportunity do I have than a victory over Adrien Broner on the Mayweather undercard. It doesn't get better than that."

So how does Molina plan to approach the fight against Broner?

"With his style, he's more of ... I think he likes to pot shot," Molina said. "He likes to choose the places when he wants to throw his punches. He doesn't have a lot of footwork. What gave me trouble (with Amir Khan) is he had a really long reach. He's really long and he uses his legs a lot. He would throw flurries and move, flurries and move.

"Adrien Broner is calling me the punching bag, but in his last fights I haven't seen him moving a lot. He just kind of stands there. Look at what he did with Maidana. He was just standing there the whole fight. We worked out pretty much every scenario in the gym, you know, if he's going to be coming at us or if we're going at him, cutting off the ring. We're ready for anything that he gives to us."

Contact Carlos Arias on Twitter @PunchyMcGee.

Tags: Adrien Broner , Broner-Molina , Broner vs. Molina


 

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comment by Sweden2716, on 04-30-2014
Broner is a jerk. Thinks he is like Mayweather, he is not worthy even to tie the shoe laces for Floyd and if Broner ever had a fight with someone like Manny he would get killed. Maidana beat the sh....t out of him. Broner is a fake.

comment by Hougigo, on 04-30-2014
[QUOTE=Corelone]And Broner is the high priest or something? He got beat good and he's looking for an easy win. I think Molina is going to give a good account, because Broner will be gun shy and style issues.[/QUOTE] Did you make the Showtime commercial? Carlos Molina, the vicious puncher?

comment by Corelone, on 04-30-2014
[QUOTE=Hougigo]Sacrificial lambs should just smile and wave Drainage[/QUOTE] And Broner is the high priest or something? He got beat good and he's looking for an easy win. I think Molina is going to give a good account, because Broner will be gun shy and style issues.

comment by samouraο, on 04-30-2014
Of course Molina would never question himself. He'd never like, say, lose to a massive favorite and then practically retire.

comment by Hougigo, on 04-30-2014
[QUOTE=drenlou]What you got against molina hoagie?[/QUOTE] Sacrificial lambs should just smile and wave Drainage

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