Broner will be jumping two weight divisions to meet the welterweight limit of 147 pounds, but with his talent and power, the added weight should be no problem for Broner to handle.
Possible opponent of the winner of the Broner-Malignaggi showdown, “Sugar” Shane Mosley, thinks the weight could be an issue for Broner but that may just be wishful thinking.
Broner has shown each time he made a jump in weight hat he is still the ultra-talented, powerful fighter no matter what weight he has fought at. Although Broner is making a two-division jump, he should still be about the same fighter that we saw in his last fight at 135 pounds, when he disposed of Gavin Reese in five rounds.
Malignaggi, who has been TKO’d in two of his three losses, has shown that he is susceptible to being stopped early and if Broner’s power carries over to welterweight, Broner could extend his six-fight KO streak to seven.
The step up in competition is another hurdle for Broner to jump, as Malignaggi will easily be...