Adrien Broner on his swift exit following Saturday’s loss to Marcos “Chino” Maidana: “I want to say I’m sorry for running out on all the fans after my fight. That was wrong of me as a fighter. I want to congratulate team CHINO, and I want to thank everybody that supported the fight.”
Marcos Maidana’s bruising unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner dropped the previously unbeaten American down in THE RING’s welterweight rankings and out of the magazine’s pound-for-pound top 10.
Referee Laurence Cole discussed his role in the very physical, action-packed fight during which Marcos Maidana unanimously decisioned Adrien Broner for the WBA’s welterweight belt.
Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.
Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”
Victor Ortiz will return to the ring for the first time in 19 months against Luis Collazo in a Fox Sports 1-televised battle of left-handed former titleholders.
Fans share their many thoughts on Marcos Maidana’s thrilling upset of Adrien Broner, what’s next for both welterweights, Alex Ariza’s corner controversy, the likelihood of Maidana getting a shot at Floyd Mayweather, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Marcos Maidana stunned Adrien Broner and the boxing world on Saturday in San Antonio, demonstrating in the process that he probably is better than many believed he was.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner: “I would like to see a rematch. I would like a rematch at the Alamodome. There is no rematch clause.”
RingTV.com’s look at action from around the globe on Saturday, Dec. 14, through the lens of some of boxing’s best photographers.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor ended a 14-month ring absence with Saturday night’s seventh-round technical knockout of Juan Carlos Candelo.
Marcos Maidana on Adrien Broner: “When I get my hands on him, he won’t know what to do. He won’t know what hit him.” The welterweight standouts fight tonight on Showtime.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of today’s welterweight showdown during which Marcos Maidana scored two knockdowns during a unanimous decision victory that dethroned previously undefeated WBA beltholder Adrien Broner on Saturday.
Brandon Rios on his positive drug test: “I don’t take no drugs. I don’t take no diet supplements or [expletive] like that. The way I fight, I’m all natural. I’m a strong [expletive].”
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is scheduled to be a guest on Wednesday’s episode of The Arsenio Hall Show.
The role of the underdog is one Marcos Maidana knows well, but he has proven many times that overlooking him can be disastrous. Against Adrien Broner on Saturday, he’ll attempt to prove it again.