Adrien Broner misses weight, loses title; fight still on

ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 02, 2016 09:25 AM
Adrien Broner misses weight, loses title; fight still on
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Adrien Broner has been stripped of his WBA super lightweight title after failing to make weight for his fight Friday against Ashley Theophane.

The fight will go on, and Theophane will claim the belt if he defeats Broner. If Broner wins, the title will stay vacant.

Broner weighed in at 0.4 pounds over the 140-pound limit Thursday and declined to try and meet the limit in the time he was allowed.

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