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Adrien Broner plans sensational return to ring at 140lbs with three fights planned for 2021

Published On Thursday, January 21, 2021By Ben Davies

Broner wants to become world champion again at super lightweight by end of three fight year

Former four-weight world champion Adrien Broner wants to become world champion at 140lbs by the end of the year, and is targeting becoming world champion in one of his next two fights, he has confirmed.

'Twin' was schedule to fight in February but is now struggling to find an opponent after several coronavirus withdrawals from the event and is still searching.

The American has struggled with personal issues in recent years and has not recorded a victory in the sport since February 2017 against Adrian Granados and most recently competed against Manny Pacquiao in 2019 where he was defeated by points decision.

However Broner told The Last Stand Podcast his plans for a prompt return to champion status at 140lbs, and believes that he is capable of mixing it with the elite once again after recovering physically from challenging times.

He said: “I don’t think it’s about the opponent for Adrien Broner. The fans, even the ones who dislike me, they just want Adrien Broner to go in there and be Adrien Broner.

"You know be in shape and get back to being the old AB, I think that’s what I’m coming back around to and February 13th everybody will see.

"I’m gonna try to fight three times this year, right now my weight is low, I can make [140-pounds] next week. I see myself champion again at 140.”

Broner also revealed his hopes of fighting on a pay-per-view in the near future and remains confident that he is still a box office fighter globally.

“I definitely believe you will see in a Pay-Per-View fight this year,I will look good. After this next fight, everyone will know that Twin is back. The way I’m feeling and the way I’m looking right now in sparring, [a major title will come] probably by my next fight.”

 

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