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Shaw, DeMarco on Broner Bout: No Weight, No Fight

By Ryan Maquiñana

Gary Shaw has vowed not to let Adrien Broner get away with coming in overweight a second time in two bouts in the event the flamboyant fighter faces lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco on Nov. 17.

“If we make the fight, and [Broner] doesn’t come in on weight, we don’t fight,” said Shaw, who promotes DeMarco.  “Money doesn’t motivate us that way.”

Two months ago, Broner was stripped of his belt when he tipped the scales well over the 130-pound limit ahead of what was to be his last junior lightweight title defense against Vicente Escobedo.

When Escobedo threatened to pull out of the bout, some last-minute negotiations—including an increase of more than double his purse—salvaged the matchup, a lopsided fifth-round stoppage in favor of the much heavier Broner.

“I think they underestimate Antonio DeMarco,” Shaw said of Broner and his team.  “We’ll see if Broner wants the fight or not.  There’s been a lot of talk until now.  Let’s see if he wants the fight.”

DeMarco, meanwhile, preferred to relegate the talk to the specifics in the ring.

“Everything is going well with negotiations,” he said.  “They seem to have a date already in November 17.”

While he admitted he had not yet studied Broner’s bouts on film in detail, the reigning champion was quite complimentary of his potential challenger.

“He’s a great fighter, and I’m looking for the biggest fights,” DeMarco said.  “This is the type of fight that’s going to make me an elite fighter.”

DeMarco is coming off a stunning first-round technical knockout of John Molina two weeks ago in Oakland, Calif.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly boxing column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected], check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tredh on 09-20-2012

[quote=jsfd26;12534052]Im looking to place a couple of bets if Broner ever signs it. Ill let you know. [SIZE=1][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/quote] Sounds good just pm me the bet if they make it happen!

Comment by TU PADRE on 09-20-2012

Its funny how ppl say broner will ko demarco in 6 rds, when he couldnt ko a 122 ponce lol. I guess juanma lopez hits harder than broner at 122 and broner a 130? Lol

Comment by TU PADRE on 09-20-2012

Didnt ponce move up to 130 to fight broner even though ponces real weight is 122(his best weight) other than that broner had fought trash [QUOTE=DempseyRollin;12531989]they were still trash. idc where u pick up trash at, its trash. anyways, broner…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 09-20-2012

[quote=tredh] I trying to bet on Broner if the fight gets made. Anybody? [/quote] Im looking to place a couple of bets if Broner ever signs it. Ill let you know. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by any craic lad? on 09-20-2012

Blind hate?The guy brings it on himself with his toolish behaviour,missing weight twice after posting pictures off himself apparently eating junk food and saying how easy it was too make weight,talking through a brush in a video and wanting too…

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