Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Adrien Broner’s Trainer: DeMarco Will Be 'Overwhelmed'

By Ryan Maquiñana

Mike Stafford, trainer of lightweight newcomer Adrien Broner (24-0, 20KOs), was confident in his fighter’s chances regarding a likely showdown with 135-pound beltholder Antonio DeMarco (28-2-1, 21KOs) on Nov. 17.

“DeMarco’s a good fighter, and he showed he can punch a little bit, but I think [Broner] has that speed, and I think eventually he’ll overwhelm him,” Stafford told BoxingScene.com.

The bout has yet to be finalized, but the Cincinnati-based Stafford is already gearing his fighter up for a title challenge.

“It’s close,” he added.  “They just have to cross the T’s and dot the I’s.  We’re training like we’re preparing for DeMarco on November 17th.”

Broner-DeMarco will reportedly be broadcast on HBO with lightweight Carlos Molina taking on an unnamed foe in the co-feature.

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 Bronard on 09-28-2012

Sure DeMarco is there to be hit but can you get him out? Im telling you, if DeMarco takes this into the late rounds Broner is FACKED. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by MASTER1454 on 09-28-2012

[QUOTE=TheUptownKid;12558176]people think of demarco-linares and remember the fantastic ending, what they don't remember is demarco getting beat the **** up for the first half of the fight. He really needed a ko or a landslide in the late rounds (which…

Comment by TheUptownKid on 09-27-2012

people think of demarco-linares and remember the fantastic ending, what they don't remember is demarco getting beat the **** up for the first half of the fight. He really needed a ko or a landslide in the late rounds (which…

Comment by MJ223 on 09-27-2012

[B]Doubt it..... Can't wait to find out though......[/B]

Comment by MASTER1454 on 09-27-2012

[QUOTE=daggum;12555350]making disparaging remarks towards an entire race=talk betwen two fighters?[/QUOTE] Umm, what race?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (59)
Top Headlines Hamed Stands Firm on Eubank Jr. - I'm Not Sure if He's Euro Level Szeremeta Stops Goddi in Two, Emiliano Marsili Wins Wilder: I Want To Knock Luis Ortiz's Head Clean Off His Shoulders! Estrada: Only The Judges Saw Sor Rungvisai Win, It Was a Robbery! Angel Acosta's Mandatory Title Defense is Now Postponed Lewis Ritson Drops, Dismantles Joe Murray In One To Retain Jordan Gill Dominates Jason Cunningham In British Eliminator Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Errol Spence, Lipinets, Linares, More News: Demirezen, Wallisch, Pulev, Wegner, Schmucker, More Qais Ashfaq, Tasha Jonas Get Wins on JDNXTGEN in Manchester Andre Ward: I Wouldn't Announce Retirement if I Didn't Mean It Eddie Hearn: Final Must Be Groves-Smith, Even In January 2019 Photos: Donnie Nietes Drills Juan Carlos Reveco, Retains IBF Belt Photos: McWilliams Arroyo Stuns Carlos Cuadras With Upset Win Brook: Me vs. Khan is Like Mayweather-Pacquiao - But in Britain Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada Rematch Eyed For The Fall - Superfly 3 Donnie Nietes: I Want Chocolatito or Sor Rungvisai Next! Photos: Sor Rungvisai Wins War With Juan Francisco Estrada Andre Ward To Kovalev: Grow Up and Accept What Happened! Groves: That Wasn't the Best Callum Smith I've Seen; Was Flat McWilliams Arroyo Targets Sor Rungvisai Showdown Tony Bellew Wants Andre Ward, Tyson Fury at Old Trafford Too Video: McWilliams Arroyo on His Big Win Over Carlos Cuadras Video: Andre Ward on Ring Return, Sor Rungvisai-Estrada, More Video: Sor Rungvisai Breaks Down His Tough Win Over Estrada Video: Amir Khan Explains Anthony Joshua Beef, Talks Future Chocolatito Praises Estrada: Sor Rungvisai Lost, Unfair Decision! Estrada: What Did The Judges Watch? I Clearly Beat Sor Rungvisai Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - CompuBox Punch Stats Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - Official Scorecards - Photo Sor Rungvisai Decisions a Very Determined Juan Francisco Estrada Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard McWilliams Arroyo Shocks Carlos Cuadras With Majority Nod Cuadras vs. Arroyo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Donnie Nietes Drops, Stops Juan Carlos Reveco in Seventh Artem Dalakian Decisions a Bloody Brian Viloria For WBA Title Photos: George Groves, Callum Smith - Go Face To Face Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE Superfly 2 Results Anthony Yarde Batters, Stops Tony Averlant in Seven Callum Smith Outboxes Nieky Holzken, George Groves is Next
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement