WBC Suspends Boxer Adrien Broner After Comments Made At Saturday’s Fight [Video]
The World Boxing Council has suspended Adrien Broner for his racially provocative words after his match during Saturday’s fight against Carlos Molina.
During their statement they demanded an apology, and holds Broner responsible for his language during the post fight interview with Showtime reporter Jim Grey.
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.
The words that got him in trouble are are as follows.
“I’m the Can man. I’ve beaten Africans and I just beat the f*** out of a Mexican.”
Check out video of the interview below.