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Problem Solved: Pacquiao’s Legacy Continues After Dominant Performance Over Broner

Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner on Saturday night (Photo: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner

by: Dennis Guillermo

Boxing’s only eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) successfully defended his WBA welterweight crown against Adrien Broner (33-4-1, 24 KOs) Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in front of a sold out pro-Pacquiao crowd in his return to Las Vegas after more than a two-year absence.

The 40-year-old fighting senator from the Philippines turned back the clock as he overwhelmed the much-younger 29-year-old Broner with his signature relentless style right from the opening up to the final bell en route to a unanimous decision win. The three judges scored it ringside 117-111 and 116-112 twice. On my most generous night, I’d give Broner one round, two at the most as he simply didn’t do enough to convincingly win any round as evidenced by Compubox numbers.

Recipe for Adrien Broner’s Sautéed German Shepherd

Adrien Broner speaking at the final press conference ahead of his showdown with Manny Pacquiao (Photo: Chris Farina – Mayweather Promotions)


by: Dennis Guillermo

Adrien “The Problem” Broner definitely had some problems with some people heading into Wednesday’s final press conference for his much-anticipated bout with Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Arena this weekend.

“I’m pissed off, for real. Coming here doing this press conference in this little ass room,” Broner announced to the media gathered at the David Copperfield Theater. “They didn’t spend money on our shit like our fight ain’t nothin. I see what they’re trying to say, but they won’t do this shit anymore after I win this fight,” Broner added.

PHOTOS: Manny Pacquaio Hosts Media Day in Los Angeles Ahead of Adrien Broner Fight

Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach getting to work in Los Angeles (Photo: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

Manny Pacquiao Workout

By Chris Robinson

Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and former four-division world champion Adrien Broner both hosted separate media workouts on Wednesday in Los Angeles, CA. Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KO’s) will meet Broner (33-3-1, 24 KO’s) on Jan. 19 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on SHOWTIME pay per view.

For Pacquiao, now 40 years old and the holder of one of the WBA welterweight titles, a fight with Broner is something he doesn’t take lightly.

Pacquiao: In Case You Forgot

Manny Pacquiao During His Media Day Ahead of Adrien Broner Fight (Photo: Chris Farina)


by: “dSource” – Dennis Guillermo / Twitter @dRealSource

Like a blur, a flurry of five, six, eight-punch combinations. Most have been given fair warning, and blokes like Ricky Hatton even swore he had studied and knew what was coming. “Right hook, roll under,” The Hitman waxed philosophical. Fighters like him should be scaring the shit out of you. Most meteors like the one tattooed on his left forearm will when it connects. But then he flashes his smile and swindles you with his humility. Just enough to make you think he can’t be that vicious in the ring.

Until boom!

Millions of pupils dilate with fatal anticipation. Another legendary boxer’s ass kisses the canvas. Barrera, Morales, Mosley, Bradley, Cotto, and yes Hatton too. Not sure what happened to what he studied regarding that right hook and roll under, but he ate a left cross and graduated in round 2. Last names of first ballot Hall of Famers and some of the greatest pugilists in history. Victims. Or as Shaq likes to call em, “barbecue chicken.”

PHOTOS: Adrien Broner Grinds Hard For Jan. 19 Manny Pacquiao Clash

Adrien Broner Grinding Hard for Manny Pacquiao (Photo: Robby Illanes – SHOWTIME)


By Chris Robinson

On Saturday, Jan. 19, four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-3-1, 24 KO’s) will face off with eight-division titlist and current WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KO’s) inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. On Tuesday afternoon, Broner hosted an open media workout inside of the famed 5th Street Gym in Miami, FL in advance of the big showdown.

Broner is surely being doubted by many ahead of the SHOWTIME pay per view collision with Pacquiao, and understands what it means to his career.

PHOTOS: Looking back at Adrien Broner’s TKO victory over Ashley Theophane

Adrien Broner halted Ashley Theophane in the ninth round on Friday night (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

This past Friday night, inside of the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner halted a game Ashley Theophane in under nine rounds of action.

Broner (32-2, 24 KO’s) established early command of the fight against Theophane (39-7-1, 11 KO’s) and appeared to stun his UK foe a few times in the early rounds. Theophane, to his credit, fought valiantly and attempted to rally in the middle rounds.

Ashley Theophane Begins Training Camp for Rumored Adrien Broner Showdown

Ashley Theophane and Floyd Mayweather inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s been a few years now that Hustle Boss has been in the trenches with UK star and top-flight junior welterweight contender Ashley “Treasure” Theophane.

Around the time we first started corresponding with Theophane, around early 2012 I would reckon, he was in town for some training at the Mayweather Boxing Club in hopes of keeping his career alive. Theophane was then an unsigned free agent with a checkered record and there was no clear direction on where his career was heading.

PHOTOS: Adrien Broner and Khabib Allakhverdiev face at final presser; AB still quiet days from fight

Adrien Broner and Khabib Allakhverdiev facing off before their SHOWTIME match (Photo: Stephane Trapp)


By Chris Robinson

Two days before Adrien Broner goes for his fourth world title in his home state of Ohio, the Cincinnati native and his opponent, Russia’s Khabib Allakhverdiev, participated in a final press conference inside of the U.S. Bank Arena, where they will meet on Saturday night in an SHOWTIME-televised clash.

Broner (30-2, 22 KO’s) is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Shawn Porter on June 20 and he has kept a quiet approach towards his dealings with the media in the wake of that defeat.

PHOTOS: Shawn Porter defeats Adrien Broner in Las Vegas

Shawn Porter came away with a big victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

On Saturday, June 20, former welterweight titlist Shawn Porter (26-1-1, 16 KO’s) produced another strong performance in handling Adrien Broner (30-2, 22 KO’s) over 12 rounds for a unanimous decision victory.

Porter’s sheer will and tenacity appeared to give Broner a lot to think about and Shawn proved himself to be the busier and more focused fighter in the ring. Scores of 118-108, 115-111, and 114-112 were all read in the Akron native’s favor, as he produces his second straight victory following his lone defeat to Kell Brook this past August.

PHOTOS: Inside the Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter Weigh-In

Floyd Mayweather stands between Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter on Friday afternoon (Photo: Na0ki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

Photos from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada as former three-division world titlist Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-1, 22 KO’s) faces off with former IBF welterweight champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter (25-1-1, 16 KO’s) ahead of their NBC-televised duel tomorrow night.

There has been some definite chiding and trash talk coming from Broner’s end and once again the Cincinnati native was in jovial spirits as the weigh in. As for Porter, he remained calmed and collected, hitting 144 pounds on the dot while Broner hit the scales at 143.5 pounds.

VIDEO: Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter Official WEIGH IN as Floyd Mayweather watches on

Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter are ready to go tomorrow night (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

Good vibe inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday afternoon as former world champions Adrien Broner (30-1, 22 KO’s) and Shawn Porter (25-1-1, 16 KO’s) weighed in ahead of their NBC-televised “Premier Boxing Champions” matchup from Las Vegas.

Broner has been ultra-cocky heading into this fight and those close to the Cincinnati, Oh. native insist his blend of speed and skills will be too much for Akron’s Porter

Kenny Porter responds to Adrien Broner, claims Shawn is ‘built different’ and won’t be distracted

Adrien Broner, Floyd Mayweather, and Shawn Porter in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

Adrien Broner is quite the character.

At Thursday’s final press conference ahead of his matchup with former champion Shawn Porter, the Cincinnati native continued to fire verbal bombs as the Saturday matchup nears.

VIDEO: Adrien Broner continues to trash talk to Team Porter at Final Press Conference

Inside the final Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter press conference in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

Hustle Boss was on hand inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena’s Media Tent as former world champions Adrien Broner (30-1, 22 KO’s) and Shawn Porter (25-1-1, 16 KO’s) held their final press conference.

For Broner, it was yet another chance to sound off on Team Porter, as he continues  to imply that father and trainer Kenny is the one running the show, even hinting that the star fighter’s father is keeping money from his son.

PHOTOS: Floyd Mayweather hosts the final Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter presser in Vegas

Floyd Mayweather played host to the final Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter press conference on Thursday afternoon (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

Photos from the MGM Grand Garden Arena’s Media Tent as pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather plays host to the final Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter press conference ahead of their NBC on PBC collision this weekend.

Broner (30-1, 22 KO’s), the three-division champion from Cincinatti, Oh., has been anything but shy leading up to the match and continued to take parting shots at Shawn Porter as well as his father Kenny at the final presser.

Exclusive PHOTOS: Behind the scenes during the Broner-Porter media day in Las Vegas at the Mayweather Boxing Club

Floyd Mayweather, center, hosting the Shawn Porter vs. Adrien Broner media day in Las Vegas (Photo: Instagram)


By Chris Robinson

It was definitely a packed scene on Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club.

The facility typically fills up during most media days and with Floyd Mayweather making an appearance to help drum up what is already a big fight with this weekend’s Adrien Broner (30-1, 22 KO’s) vs. Shawn Porter (25-1-1, 16 KO’s) melee, there was quite a lot to take in.

VIDEO: Floyd Mayweather and Adrien Broner causing a ruckus inside the MBC during media day

Floyd Mayweather and Adrien Broner in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

Floyd N Adrien

By Chris Robinson

Hustle Boss was on hand inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday afternoon, June 17,as undefeated Floyd Mayweather and his friend, three-division world champion Adrien Broner, caused a scene with Errol Spence Jr., Shawn Porter, and others ahead of the Broner vs. Porter fight this weekend.

Broner will face off with Porter, the former IBF welterweight world champion, in a high stakes showdown at the MGM Grand on Saturday night. PBC (Premier Boxing Champions) on NBC will host the card, which also features Spence in a big step up vs. tough contender Roberto Garcia.

VIDEO: Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter Breakdown with Karim Mayfield and the Bautistas at Pound 4 Pound

Izaiah Bautista, Ben Bautista, and Karim Mayfield inside of Pound 4 Pound in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)


By Chris Robinson

www.HustleBoss.com recently swung through the Pound 4 Pound Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada as top flight junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield went some rounds with spirited up and coming amateur Rahim Gonzales.

Following the work, Mayfield sat down with his trainer Ben Bautista, and Bautista’s son and aspiring pro Izaiah, as the trio discussed several facets of the June 20 Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter showdown from the MGM Grand that has got the sport talking.

Las Vegas buzzing over Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter [PREDICTIONS]

Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter is a fight that has been generating a lot of buzz 

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By Chris Robinson

www.HustleBoss.com gets Non-stop predictions from Las Vegas ahead of the June 20 Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter matchup. Check out reactions from the Roy Jones Jr. Fight Academy, Top Rank Gym, 2015 Golden Gloves, Johnny Tocco’s Gym, Pound 4 Pound Gym, Musawwir’s Barber Shop, and much more…

Shawn Porter on the Adrien Broner rumors and why he would win the fight

Shawn Porter training in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)


By Chris Robinson

Yesterday afternoon, Twitter caught a mild fire when it was reported that a welterweight clash between former champions Shawn Porter and Adrien Broner may be in the works.

The two men know each other very well from their amateur days in Ohio and it seems to be a great clash of styles given Porter’s calculated aggression and Broner’s overall skill set and pedigree.

Adrien Broner, Ricky Hatton, Shane Mosley, and others Present ‘A Night Of Champions’ following Mayweather-Pacquiao Weigh-In

Former world champion Shane Mosley and others will be on hand at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Casino on Friday night. Check below for more details (Photo: Chris Robinson )


By Chris Robinson

It’s always wild in Las Vegas during Fight Week and you can never anticipate the kind of people that will be in town during any big event.

For this weekend’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao showdown, set for May 2 at the MGM Grand, their will be a special event following Friday afternoon’s weigh-in.