Adrien Broner’s stoppage of Antonio DeMarco was among the seven knockouts which contributed $3,000 each toward a Hurricane Sandy relief fund for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlantic City.
Adrien Broner and Antonio DeMarco will be wearing Reyes gloves, considered the most advantageous for scoring knockouts, on Saturday night.
Adrien Broner: “With the talent that I have, the type of guy that I am, the charisma that I have, I knew that there would be some point in time when boxing will revolve around Adrien Broner.”
Olympian Oscar Molina will make his professional debut by fighting on the same Nov. 24 card as his twin, Javier, who already has 12 professional bouts.
Boxer-turned-trainer Johnathon Banks on the spirit of Emanuel Steward: “It’s so thick that you can cut it with a knife. I mean, it’s really, really thick. This spirit has been within me for years, and his words have been in my head for years.”
Tomasz Adamek and Steve Cunningham will fight a rematch of their thrilling 2008 cruiserweight championship bout on the NBC network on Dec. 22. This time the two former titleholders will fight as heavyweights.
Don King’s $1.1 million purse bid to promote the Chris Arreola-Bermane Stiverne WBC heavyweight eliminator bout doubled that of counterpart Dan Goossen.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitsschko stopped Manuel Charr on Saturday. RING champ Wladimir Klischko has another dubious opponent lined up, but other heavyweights made moves this weekend to be a force in the post-Klitschko era.