According to ESPN.com Adrien Broner is exercising his rematch clause. Read More below ..
Adrien Broner, who got knocked down twice, badly roughed up and lost his welterweight title to Marcos Maidana by clear unanimous decision on Dec. 14, wants to try his luck with the Argentine slugger once again.
Broner exercised his contractual right to a rematch on Friday, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.
"My mind is set on war," Broner told ESPN.com on Friday. "I had a bad night. He was the better man that night, but he didn't beat me. He outhustled me. I respect everything. I respect him. But I'm ready to go back to war and get my belt back.
Adrien Broner, who lost the welterweight title to Marcos Maidana on Dec. 14 via unanimous decision, has exercises his contractual right to a rematch.
"I'm taking boxing back to what it used to be. They created a monster. (The loss) woke up a monster."
Schaefer said he thinks the fight will be either April 19 or April 26 and take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., or San Antonio's Alamodome, which was where the December fight took place.
Although the underdog, Maidana, one of boxing's biggest punchers, stormed to Broner in the first round and never let up during a dramatic fight of the year candidate.
Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) let his power shots fly and knocked Broner (27-1, 22 KOs) down in the second and eighth rounds, bloodied his nose and dished out a lot of punishment in the 117-109, 116-109, 115-110 victory.
"I think the first fight was a helluva fight and a fight of the year candidate," said Schaefer, who originally said after the fight that there was no rematch clause but admitted Friday to his mistake. "Adrien is still very young and he wants to set the record straight. And for Maidana, I am sure he is licking his chops to get his hands on Broner again.
"I don't think there was much love between those two before the fight, during the fight or after the fight. I know we can expect fireworks again in the lead up to the fight, at the press conferences and during the fight. As a fight fan, I am excited. I can't wait."
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