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Adrien Broner will throw fists with Emmanuel Taylor in Cincinnati

Former three-division titleholder Adrien Broner will face Emmanuel Taylor on September 6 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marcos Maidana battered Adrien Broner last year.
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Broner (28-1, 22 KOs) last exited the squared circle in May after universally outscoring Carlos Molina.

Despite dominating on the cards, Broner started slow and never impressed over 30 minutes.

Sadly, the fragile windbag managed to create a stir after the match by claiming that he “beat the f— out of a Mexican.”

In actuality, with blinding speed and greater overall skills, Broner should have more conclusively handled the 28-year-old Molina (17-2-1-1, 7 KOs).

Rather than striving to become an elite professional, the native Cincinnatian again only made news with his mouth.

"It's always good to fight at home. It is overdue and I will never disappoint my Cincinnati fans. I'll make sure to put on a good show for them," said Broner, 25, who once gleefully flushed $20 bills down a toilet and posted the video on social media. "Taylor is a young, talented fighter, but he's not ready to solve this 'Problem' yet."

Meanwhile, Taylor (18-2, 12 KOs) most recently vacated the ring on July 18 as a unanimous decision victor over Karim Mayfield.

"This is the biggest fight of my career, and I won't let it get away from me," said Taylor, 23, who enjoyed an impressive amateur career. "All of those hours in the gym were for a moment like this, and I can't wait to show the world what I can do in the ring."

Although decently gifted with his fists, Taylor is too inexperienced and “not ready to solve” a solid prizefighter like Broner.

Accordingly, in a lopsided affair, expect Adrien Broner to finish Emmanuel Taylor within eight rounds next month.

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