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Theophane: Mayweather Will Advise Me on How To Beat Broner

By Edward Chaykovsky

British junior welterweight Ashley Theophane is confident that he'll defy the odds by beating Adrien Broner for the WBA light-welterweight title on April 1. Theophane (39-6-1, 11 KOs) will challenge Broner (31-2, 23 KOs) for the title in the headline fight of the season two debut of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV.

Theophane is promoter by former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. - who is also close friends with Broner.

Mayweather used his influence to secure the world title opportunity for Theophane and predicts the 35-year-old Brit will be the next world champion for Mayweather Promotions.

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"I'm very sure that Floyd is going to give me advice on what I should do against Broner and he should be giving me instructions during the fight as well," Theophane told Nick Parkinson. "Broner likes to use the shoulder roll like Floyd. I've sparred with Floyd five or six times so I know how to deal with that and Floyd believes that I can fight Broner the same way in the ring."

Broner is a four division world champion with his two career defeats coming against former welterweight belthodlers Marcos Maidana and Shawn Porter. He captured the vacant WBA title at 140 last October with a twelfth round TKO of Khabib Allakhverdiev. Broner has also captured titles at 130, 135 and 147. The bout with Theophane will be his first defense of the WBA gold.

While Broner says the upcoming fight will be an "easy" showcase, Theophane is not paying any attention to the trash talk.

"He [Broner] has been putting stuff up on social media about me and I find him entertaining. I'm 35 and he won't be able to get under my skin. I'm used to people talking like him because I've been in America for a while now," Theophane said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 02-11-2016

I don't get this fight at all. Not the way they write it up and a photo op doesn't help my confusion. Why would Floyd help Theophane if Floyd is such good buddies with Broner? That's no way to treat…

Comment by KeyboardWarrior on 02-11-2016

WAR THEO ! [IMG]http://a3.files.biography.com/image/upload/c_fit,cs_srgb,dpr_1.0,q_80,w_300/MTE1ODA0OTcxNTE0MTAzMzA5.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by Corelone on 02-11-2016

[QUOTE=JULIEN44;16459301]Show this photo to some Tibetans, Indians, Arabs, Europeans, Asians they will all have the same feeling.... vanity, low IQ and egocentric madness... And there is still some fans of this kind of attitude ?????? :confused: :confused: :confused:[/QUOTE] You wish.…

Comment by texasboi15 on 02-11-2016

[QUOTE=Steve plunger;16458923]Just by looking at that photo I can see it's the beginning of the end of the human race....floyds almost 40.....grow up mayweather and start dressing a like an adult human being and not some pimp in down town…

Comment by Fetta on 02-11-2016

Broner needs to win this in an impressive fashion

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