Following last weekend's world title action, we have updated our professional boxing world champions list. The main movers last weekend were Scotland's Ricky Burns who captured the WBA (Regular) world super-lightweight title by stopping Italian Michelle Di Rocco, and also Liverpool's Tony Bellew - who won the WBC crusierweight title by knocking out Illunga Makabu at Goodison Park in front…
Adrien Broner lands world title shot in October
140lbs contender Adrien Broner according to the folks at USA Today, has landed a significant opportunity for himself on October 3rd.
It is understood that Broner will take on Khabib Allakhverdiev for the WBA light-welterweight championship of the world, according to the Russian’s promoter (as reported by USA Today).
This will be a welcome bit of news to Broner, who’s career has stalled a bit in recent times with some less than stellar performances in the ring.
On paper, you’d have to think Broner will go into this as favourite, but the result could very well hinge on how serious he takes the preparation before hand.
No news of venue has been confirmed yet, but over the coming weeks the the full facts will likely emerge on the undercard and location.