Found March 10, 2013 on MyBoxing:
Adrien Broner will be making the move up to the welterweight division. The boxing world was awaiting this move, especially after the weigh in issue he faced on July 20, 2012 versus Vincent Escobedo. Also Broner did pretty much clear out his division after his dominant performance against Antonio DeMarco. In his last boxing display Broner showed [...]

Adrien Broner wants to ‘put on a show’ against Paulie Malignaggi in Brooklyn

Eager to add 12 pounds to get to 147, WBC lightweight champion “The Problem” Adrien Broner is determined to fight WBA welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi on June 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “People want to see us put on a show,” tweeted Broner, 23, who is often compared to “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather due to dominating roughly 300 amateur...

Adrien Broner Jumping Up Two Weight Classes to Face Paulie Malignaggi

Initial reaction to this fight hasn’t been good. I understand the reasons why, mainly because no one sees Paulie Malignaggi as a threat and Broner is skipping over a weight class that has far more dangerous opponents. Broner, the lightweight champion is bypassing the Junior Welterweight division, which includes fighters like Danny Garcia, Lucas Matthysse, and Lamont Peterson. Currently...
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