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WBC Suspends Adrien Broner Over 'Mexican' Swipe
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Statement From The World Boxing Council

Adrien Broner, a former WBC lightweight champion, has offended many people around the world with his words during the interview after his fight with Carlos Molina. [Broner stated, following the May 3rd bout, that he "just beat the f*** out of a Mexican"].
    
The World Boxing Council holds human equality as its banner and will not accept a former WBC champion to make racially offensive statements.

Since words have different meanings and can be interpreted in different ways, the WBC is issuing this open letter to Adrien Broner to either clarify what he meant with his words or to issue a public apology if those words were intended to be disrespectful and offensive .

Adrien Broner is hereby suspended from participating in any WBC sanctioned  championship fights and will be excluded from the WBC Ratings until the time he  makes a public apology satisfactorily to the public of the world.

Boxing is a great sport, it is a world sport and boxers are honorable and exemplary members of the community. Fair play and human equality must always be upheld.  

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comment by nveleven, on 05-08-2014
So if Molina had been from Texas and Broner had said "beat another Texan" or if he was Canadian, and he had said...you get the point. I'm Latino and am struggling to figure out how what Broner said is anywhere racist. I might add that I'm also formally educated, so that's likely why I don't se...

comment by Chino Madonna, on 05-08-2014
Punishment is obviously excessive when compared to all the other insane, crazy sh*t and actual racist stuff that goes on. However, anything that makes this idiot check himself before saying the most stupid, provocative thing that comes into his head is OK by me. I have honestly had enough of ...

comment by Chuckguy, on 05-08-2014
I don't see why he is being suspended? He is a ignorant c u n t but it wasn't racist it was ignorance. To all my fellow Latinos especially Mexicanos pipe the fawk down bros. I thought blacks were sensative little girls you all are taking the cake. The are just words coming from a uneducat...

comment by Resilient, on 05-08-2014
[QUOTE=puga]look at al sharpton's grandson right here getting a boner from broners classless rants..[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Frank Ducketts]And look at this beatty eyed Porky Pig lookalike trying to shine.[/QUOTE] http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view/175203/black-guy-laughing-o.gif

comment by SUBZER0ED, on 05-08-2014
[QUOTE=uniquehump]I had a big fight party at my house of mostly blacks who mostly rooted for Mayweather and were entertained by Broner (even those who don't watch boxing on a regular). People, including myself enjoyed his fight and was happy to see him get the 'W', but when he made that statement...

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