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Adrien Broner is Hoping To Fight Four Times in 2012

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (22-0, 18KOs) is hoping to have a very active 2012. The unbeaten champion returns on February 25th and defends his belt against fellow unbeaten Eloy Perez (23-0-2, 7 KOs), in St. Louis. The fight will be televised on HBO as a co-feature to a welterweight clash between Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana. Broner wants to fight at least four times in the new year.

Andrew Williams, a co-promoter of Broner along with Golden Boy Promotions, told Cincinnati News that his Broner's next fight after St. Louis will be back in Cincinnati in May.

“We’re looking to fight four times in ’12 – two on the road, two here,” Williams said. “HBO was very impressed with how we did here. It’s good that he’s staying active – he’s the kind of kid who needs to be in the ring. He loves to box. He’s a gym rat.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 01-01-2012

He should fight Perez, and than rematch Ponce De Leon in May. PDL is Mexican, so May would make sense around CInco De Mayo. After that, go for Gamboa at 130, and than maybe Lopez (if he wants to move…

Comment by Ringlife on 01-01-2012

I would like to see him fight two fights at 130 then move to 135 'there is' more big names at that weight he can make some more money there.

Comment by garfios on 01-01-2012

I'll like to c him against Gamboa at 130 lbs.

Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-01-2012

[QUOTE=jreckoning;11622111]JML and Cab have fought many more quality guys than Broner. And Broner struggled with PDL who both JML and Cab beat easily. [B]Broner has to have more fights before we start crowning him king. [/B] Yeah, he will lose…

Comment by jreckoning on 01-01-2012

[quote=richardt;11621794]For those who asked, Broner said ""Eloy Perez wants to be a star and flashy but he can't cause in the end, he is a Mexican"". And referenced him as a Burrito eating dude and other derrogatory comments. I look…

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