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Regis Prograis Indignant At Broner For Not Saying His Title After Comeback Win

By Adam Baskin: WBC mild welterweight champion Regis Prograis was offended that Adrien ‘The Downside’ Broner (35-4-1, 24 KOs) didn’t name him out by identify in the course of the post-fight interview on Friday evening after profitable his comeback struggle by a ten spherical unanimous determination over Invoice Hutchinson (20-3-4, 9 KOs) on the Miami On line casino in Miami, Florida.

The one names that Broner, 33, talked about in the course of the post-fight interview have been Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero, Teofimo Lopez, and Josh Taylor. Though Broner did say he wished to struggle for the WBC title, he disregarded Prograis’ identify.

Prograis made it identified that he needs to struggle Broner subsequent after he defends subsequent week towards Danielito Zorrilla on June seventeenth in New Orleans. He says he hopes the WBC makes Broner his obligatory.

If Broner has the chance of combating Ryan Garcia, Devin Haney, or the Teofimo Lopez vs. Josh Taylor winner, he’ll go in that route fairly than combating Prograis.

Broner seemed good for somebody that had been out of the ring for shut to a few years, displaying the velocity, energy, and boxing skill that he’s all the time had.

The one notable distinction between this struggle in comparison with Broner’s previous was that was carrying somewhat further weight. With an extended coaching camp, Broner would have made it right down to 140, and he would have been even higher.

The judges’ scores:

Broner picked Hutchinson aside, raking him with photographs and blocking his return fireplace expertly. Within the championship rounds, Hutchinson went on the assault and left quite a lot of opening for Broner to counter him.

If Broner was somewhat leaner and in higher form, he would have knocked Hutchinson out. In equity to Broner, if boxing followers noticed what he seemed like when he began camp, they might perceive why he was nonetheless carrying round some further weight.

It might be attention-grabbing to see Broner problem Prograis for his WBC title if given the prospect, however once more, AB isn’t going to go in that route if he has the chance to struggle one of many greater names within the 140-lb division.

“That’s proper. I would like the WBC. I really like the WBC. It’s inexperienced, child,” mentioned Broner in the course of the post-fight interview after beating Hutchinson final Friday evening.

Broner’s promoter Don King mentioned after the struggle that he could be prepared to sit down down with Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions to debate establishing a struggle. Ryan Garcia is clearly who King has in thoughts for Broner.




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