Immediately following his win over Carlos Molina at the MGM Grand on Saturday, May 3, Adrien Broner made racist remarks that now have him in hot water.
"I've beaten Africans and I just beat the f*ck out of a Mexican," Broner told Showtime's Jim Gray during his post-fight interview.

Molina is an American-born fighter who is of both Argentinian and Mexican descent

The World Boxing Council has suspended Broner and is demanding an apology from"The Problem." Read their statement below.

Adrien Broner , former WBC lightweight champion has offended many persons of the world with his words during the interview after the fight vs Molina .
    
The World Boxing Council holds human equality as its banner and will not accept a former WBC champion to make racially offensive statements.

Since words have different meanings and can be interpreted in different ways , the WBC is issuing this open letter to Adrien Broner to either clarify what he meant with his words or to issue a public apology if those words were intended to be despective and offensive .

Adrien Broner is hereby suspended from participating in any WBC sanctioned  Championship and will be excluded from the WBC Ratings until the time he  makes a public apology satisfactorily to the public of the world .

Boxing is a great sport , it is a world sport and boxers are honorable and exemplary members of the community . FairPlay and human equality must always be upheld.  

Broner should apologize because it's the right thing to do. But unless the remaining sanctioning bodies which include the World Boxing Aassociation, International Boxing Federation and the World Boxing Organization, also suspend Broner he really doesn't have a lot of pressure to do anything.

He can still be sanctioned to fight by any of the remaining organizations. The 24-year old Cincinnati fighter is currently the WBA International Super Lightweight Champion.

Source: thisis50.com
 


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