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Adrien Broner vs. Gavin Rees Post-Fight Quotes

by on Feb.17, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ADRIEN BRONER, WBC Lightweight World Champion

 

“I knew he [Rees] was going to come to fight.  He’s a world-class fighter.

 

“He [Rees] kept coming.  He threw every shot like it was his best shot.  I knew he would hang. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner, Gavin Rees, Nikola Sjekloca and Sakio Bika Atlantic City Media Roundtable Quotes

by on Feb.16, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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 I’m serious.  I don’t know Gavin.  I don’t even know his name.  I don’t know if he’s playing.  I just know I’m not. (continue reading…)

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Nikola Sjekloca vs. Sakio Bika Title Eliminator Upgraded to Co-Main Event on February 16 HBO World Championship Boxing from Atlantic City

by on Feb.14, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PLUS CHARLES WHITTAKER VS. DEMETRIUS HOPKINS, VICENTE ESCOBEDO VS. EDNER CHERRY AND 2012 UNITED STATES OLYMPIANS RAU’SHEE WARREN AND JAMEL HERRING SET FOR UNDERCARD

ATLANTIC CITY, February 13 – After a broken thumb forced Johnathon Banks to withdraw from his February 16 rematch with Seth Mitchell, Golden Boy Promotions has announced that a pivotal 12-round WBC super middleweight title eliminator between unbeaten number one rated contender Nikola Sjekloca and number two rated contender Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika will move into the HBO World Championship Boxing co-main event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey before Adrien Broner defends his world title against Gavin Rees.

 

Plus, the stacked non-televised undercard will feature a USBA Junior Middleweight title fight between Charles Whittaker and Demetrius Hopkins, a junior lightweight bout pitting Vicente Escobedo against Edner Cherry and appearances by 2012 United States Olympians Rau’Shee Warren and Jamel Herring. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner vs. Gavin Rees Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Feb.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

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. (continue reading…)

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Adrien Broner vs. Gavin Rees & Jonathon Banks – Seth Mitchell Rematch Tickets for Feb. 16 on Sale Tomorrow!

by on Jan.11, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo courtesy of HBO

Photo courtesy of HBO

ATLANTIC CITY — Boxing’s brightest star and one of the sport’s most eagerly anticipated rematches will both take center stage on Saturday, February 16 when HBO World Championship Boxing telecasts a doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey featuring the WBC Lightweight World Championship fight between Two-Time and Two-Division World Champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and former World Champion Gavin “The Rock” Rees and the second showdown between heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell.

This event marks Golden Boy Promotions’ return to the boardwalk after a stellar card on November 17, 2012 that saw Broner capture the WBC Lightweight World Championship with an eighth round stoppage of former World Champion Antonio DeMarco and Banks scored one of the biggest upsets of the year with a second round technical knockout over previously unbeaten Mitchell. (continue reading…)

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