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Ward: Easy work for Broner tonight against Rees; don’t blink

(Photo credit: Hogan photos) By Michael Collins: WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward doesn’t see WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) having any problems in his first defense of his WBC title tonight against former WBA light welterweight champion Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 18 KO’s) on HBO at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ward sees this fight ending quickly [...]

Weigh-in: Broner-Rees, Bika-Sjekloca

Adrien Broner 134 – Gavin Rees 134.5
Sakio Bika 167.5 – Nikola Sjekloca 167.5
Demetrius Hopkins 152.5 – Charles Whittaker 154
Vicente Escobedo 129.5 – Edner Cherry 129.5
Rau’shee Warren 116.5 – Ricardo Hernandez 115.5 Continue reading

World Boxing Council News: Broner vs. Rees on Saturday night

February 15, 2013 – Mexico City. From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: WBC STATISTICS WBC Lightweight World Championship Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, New Jersey February 16, 2013 This will be the 1,809th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history. GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS: ADRIEN “The Problem” BRONER (U.S.) WBC Lightweight [...]

Broner / Rees: Live stream of weigh-in: 3:30 pm EST

Broner vs. Rees, a 12-round fight for Broner's WBC Lightweight World Championship will take place Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, R & R Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City and Corona and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Tickets priced at $200, $100, [...]

Broner: I’m not fake

ADRIEN BRONER, WBC Lightweight World Champion "It's not a gimmick. It's not fake. It's not a game. I don't put on a show for the cameras. You might take it as an act, but this is just me. "Antonio DeMarco is a hell of a guy. He has a nice spirit. When we fought, there wasn't any trash talking. This guy [Rees] comes in talking trash. People think that I'm playing [games], but [...]

Rees: Broner shows me no respect

Adrien Broner, WBC Lightweight World Champion "What can I say? I'm 23 [years old]. I'm young and I'm getting it. "I don't underestimate him [Rees]. If we stood face-to-face, I probably couldn't see him, but I respect him as a fighter. "I respect every fighter because only a boxer knows what we go through once we get into that ring. "Training camp was great. We don't [...]

Adrien Broner vs Gavin Rees: Camp Notes & Media Interview Transcript

Broner vs. Rees, a 12-round fight for Broner's WBC Lightweight World Championship will take place Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, R & R Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City and Corona and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Tickets priced at $200, [...]

Will Rees have a ‘Problem?’

By J.D: February 16th at the Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City will see Gavin 'The Rock' Rees (37-1-1 18 ko's) lock horns with WBC Lightweight Champion Adrien 'The Problem' Broner (25-0-0 21 ko's). Rees has been given little chance by many of upsetting the odds, but as a former world champion at Light Welterweight and the current European and most recently crowned British Champion of the lightweight division [...]

Broner-Rees: Gavin with only punchers chance of winning on Saturday

By Michael Collins: You’ve got to feel for #2 WBA, #5 WBO, #15 WBC, Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 18 KO’s) right now because he’s someone that is going to demolished this Saturday night against WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) unless Rees can come up with a big knockout punch to win. Other than a winning by a knockout, Rees simply doesn’t have the skills to compete against the [...]

Broner-Rees: Gavin hoping to pull off an upset on February 16th

By Chris McHugh: Every boxing fan is now beginning to hear the name of Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner – and with good reason. The young pretender to Floyd Mayweather’s pound-for-pound throne has shown he has the potential to go all the way to the top with an impressive start to his short, but already successful, career. The rising star also exudes an air of cockiness outside of the ring, and [...]

Broner defends his WBC lightweight title against Rees

CINCINNATI (Feb. 5, 2013) -- The consensus top Lightweight in the world, Adrien Broner, is defending his newly earned World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight championship Feb. 16 against Gavin Rees at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Broner, a two-time world champion in two different weight classes, looks to continue his dominance against the experienced Welshman going for his sixth knockout [...]

Rees upset about his underdog status for Broner fight

By Michael Collins: Former WBA light welterweight champion Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 18 KO’s) figured he’d be an underdog in his fight against WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) on February 16th, but Rees only now is finding out how much of an underdog he is with some betting agencies. Rees is reportedly an underdog 16-1 to 80-1, and he thinks the bigger numbers are just way too [...]