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Adrien Broner demands $10 million from Al Haymon to fight again

The volatile ex-titleholder hasn’t fought in over a year, and has nothing on the horizon.

Manny Pacquiao v Adrien Broner Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Adrien Broner hasn’t been seen in a boxing ring since his Jan. 2019 loss to Manny Pacquiao on Showtime pay-per-view, where he disappointed many once again with a lackluster performance and weak claims of having been robbed that nobody bought into.

Broner, who turns 31 in July, hasn’t won a fight in over three years, going 0-2-1 in his last three outings, and hasn’t scored what many would consider a really significant win in much longer.

But Broner does have a legitimate fan base who will spend money to see him fight. He knows this, and it’s the answer that always comes with the question of, “Who wants to see this guy fight anymore?” Some people really do. That’s not pretend.

And on Instagram, Broner asked Al Haymon and (I’m assuming) Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza for $10 million to come back and fight again:

Broner (33-4-1, 24 KO) has won world recognized world titles at 130, 135, 140, and 147, but there’s really no question he’s failed to live up to the early network and promoter hype of being the next Floyd Mayweather. He’s made a lot of money and become a star in boxing, but it’s still hard not to see him as something of a disappointment career-wise, which speaks to the level of hype he received earlier in his career.

It’s hard to figure where Broner gets $10 million to fight someone at this point unless it’s Floyd Mayweather making a comeback and AB is the opponent, especially considering the current climate where nobody is going to be running shows with live gates any time soon.

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