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Broner: I Stayed Focused Despite Warrant, We'll Beat The Case

by David P. Greisman

The storyline going into Adrien Broner’s fight with Ashley Theophane suddenly changed barely a week before the bout, when it was revealted that there was a warrant out for his arrest in Cincinnati on accusations that he had assaulted and robbed a man after a night of betting on bowling.

He had that hanging over him and reporters asking him about it. He nevertheless went on to beat Theophane as expected, scoring a ninth-round technical knockout over his overmatched opponent.

“At the end of the day, I stayed focused. I knew I had everything to lose and he had everything to gain,” Broner told reporters afterward.

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It’s been reported that Broner will turn himself in early next week. If he’s concerned about it, then he’s not revealing it to the media.

“What Jay-Z say? We beat cases like Rocky. We OK,” Broner said.

Pick up a copy of David’s book, “Fighting Words: The Heart and Heartbreak of Boxing,” at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsamazon or internationally at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsworldwide. Send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by JibbaJabber on 05-31-2016

[QUOTE=Mr. David;16580195]You're right, of course. For some reason the line didn't resonate with me, and my quick googling pulled up the Lil Durk song instead. I've asked my editors to make the fix. Thanks for bringing this to my attention.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Crazylegs77 on 04-02-2016

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;16579418]The storyline going into Adrien Broner's fight with Ashley Theophane suddenly changed barely a week before the bout, when it was revealted that there was a warrant out for his arrest in Cincinnati on accusations that he had assaulted and…

Comment by Mr. David on 04-02-2016

[QUOTE=JibbaJabber;16579439]it was jay-z that said it.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=fightfanjoe;16579945]I know right?! "D.A. tired to box me in, but somehow I beat them charges like Rocky"... Lil Dirk?...SMH.[/QUOTE] You're right, of course. For some reason the line didn't resonate with me, and my…

Comment by mathed on 04-02-2016

[IMG]http://blacksportsonline.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Adrien-Broner-memes-14.jpg[/IMG] Broner after one day in prison

Comment by richardt on 04-02-2016

[QUOTE=The Gambler1981;16580144]It does sound like there are some witnesses that need a "talking to"[/QUOTE]I'll bet his thugs will intimidate any witnesses.

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