Adrien Broner post-fight press conference: American threatens to ‘f*** up’ journalist after defeat by Manny Pacquiao

The Filipino won a unanimous decision over the Cincinatti native to defend his WBA welterweight world title and move closer to a rematch vs Floyd Mayweather Jr

Jack Rathborn
Monday 21 January 2019 09:01 GMT
Adrien Broner to journalist: 'I'll f*** you up'

Adrien Broner threatened to “f*** up” an American journalist after having his belief that he beat Manny Pacquiao questioned.

The American welterweight lost a wide decision to the Filipino, landing 50 punches in the entire fight and displaying a conservative approach throughout.

And after landing one punch in the 12th round, ESPN’s Dan Rafael questioned whether Broner truly believed he won the fight.

“Hell yes, I won the fight,” Broner said. “When you believe you want cheese on that burger, you know what you’re looking for?

“Hell yes, I thought I won, yes, we got a love-hate relationship, I’ve got the mic, I’ll f*** you up. I really did believe I won the fight.”

Broner also insulted Showtime presenter Jim Gray, barking at him to come and interview him in order to make further excuses for the defeat.

“Bring your mother f****** ass over here, I got a lot to say,” the boxer said.

“They trying to get that money again with Pacquiao and Floyd but it’s cool, I ain’t worried about it I’m still that n***** man. I’m on top Cincinnati stand up, westside. Two-five."

Bizarre post-fight interview with Adrien Broner following Pacquiao defeat

Gray then informed Broner of his recent record, which includes losses to Pacquiao, Shawn Porter and Mikey Garcia and a draw with Jessie Vargas in his last seven outings.

Broner didn’t take kindly to the comment, shrugging off his mediocre record against the best in the sport and insisting he would beat the 60-year-old seven times out of seven.

Adrien Broner lost a wide decision to Manny Pacquiao
Adrien Broner lost a wide decision to Manny Pacquiao (Getty Images)

“I’m 3-3-1 in my last 7 fights but I’d be 7-0 against you,” Broner added.

Pacquiao, still the WBA regular champion, looks set to face Floyd Mayweather next and not super champion Keith Thurman.

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