Regardless of stories that the previous world champion would face Omar Figueroa, an Adrien Broner comeback just isn’t but on.
In response to some information sources, a date of July 23 was penciled in. Nevertheless, an intensive ten-week coaching camp resulted in nothing.
“The Downside” had hopes of being again in motion following one other eighteen months of turmoil. Sadly for the Cincinnati man, an announcement wasn’t forthcoming.
Premier Boxing Champions just lately confirmed a heavyweight battle between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Luis Ortiz. Had the Broner vs. Figeruoa battle been prepared, Al Haymon would have green-lighted the official affirmation by now.
PBC is understood to be sticklers for relaying their schedule when it’s on top of things. Even Ruiz’s battle with Ortiz was left off at one level as the previous heavyweight champion was not able to agree on the contract.
Related appears to be the case for Broner vs. Figueroa. Nevertheless, it’s not identified whether or not Broner is the hold-up or Figueroa.
Earlier this month, Broner was desirous to get the battle out within the public area, having already educated for a major interval. He additionally said he’d dropped the hanger-on, sure, males which have blighted his later profession.
“I’ve been working my [rear] off. I see many individuals left me and thought I wouldn’t be champion once more.
“However I’ve been in camp for 2 and a half months [ten weeks]. I’m coaching on my own and dealing my [rear] off alone.
“There are normally 15-20 plus folks on my aspect whereas I’m coaching. It didn’t matter in the event that they had been holding water, Powerade for me, or having the bag whereas I used to be understanding.
“They had been simply there encouraging me to push myself. Now it’s simply me [coach] Mike Stafford and [my] cutman. I need to preserve it this fashion.
“There ain’t no onerous emotions to no one, however simply preserve the identical power after I’m again as a champion.
“A few of the closest folks switched up on me. I’m fantastic with their resolution trigger I do know I’m a hustler.
“I began this alone, and I’m going to complete this alone,” he added.
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Until Haymon is satisfied Broner and Figueroa can decide to a date, there can be additional delay except issues work out for the autumn.
Moreover, each fighters could solely have just a few days to resolve on the occasion going down.
The views expressed on this article are the opinions of Phil Jay.