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Adrien Broner is his own worst enemy, says Nigel Collins

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Highly respected writer Nigel Collins analyses 'The Problem' Adrien Broner

IN this week’s Boxing News we have a guest column on Adrien Broner by highly respected journalist Nigel Colllins.

Whatever traction Broner might have gained by stopping Khabib Allakhverdiev last weekend was mitigated when he called out light-punching Ashley Theophane afterward, rather than an elite opponent. It was a lateral move at best, and you can’t blame his critics for thinking Broner is more interested in easy money than building a gilt-edged legacy. In some respects, Broner is a victim of his own success. He breezed though the first five years of his career so effortlessly, he must have thought it was always going to be that easy.

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