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Broner/Maidana Fight

Formal Investigation Into Cheating Allegations

12/17/2013 12:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Trash talking boxer Adrien Broner got his ass beat and his welterweight title stripped in a stunning loss to Marcos Maidana this Saturday ... but TMZ Sports has learned, there's now a full-blown investigation into allegations of cheating.

Sources close to "the Problem" tell us ... the Texas Boxing Commission is now analyzing video of the fight which some say shows Maidana taking what looks like a pill during the WBA welterweight championship fight last Saturday.

The rules are so strict ... even water needs to be tested prior to a fight before the boxer can consume it.  Pills and any other substance for that matter are off limits.

Broner -- who was previously undefeated -- says the loss hasn't shattered his ego ... he's confident the investigation will prove Maidana cheated.

We're told the boxing commission will reveal the results of the investigation in 1-2 days.

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Paulmiamiheat    

Common Broner lost and he is crying.Because Maidana is Latin is all that crying.If he was black there was no problem.

256 days ago
32.

Paulmiamiheat    

Common Broner lost and he is crying.Maidana is Latin and that is the reason of crying.If Maidana was black there was no problem.He think he is Mayweather ,but he is not.

256 days ago
33.

WickedSouL    

that guy Ariza is bad news.. Garcia camp needs to get rid of his punk ass..

256 days ago
34.

NameNotImportat    

The ONLY thing Hispanics can and should do is clean toilets, and sometimes mow lawns. Anything other than that you can beat they will cheat to compete. They're worthless!

256 days ago
35.

clippy    

ASS BEATING!!! LOVED IT!!

256 days ago
36.

George Bush    

Saw the fight and routed for Marco the whole time because I hate a ****y fighter but damn the accusations make sense. I've never seen a boxer have so much energy throughout a fight. I was also wondering why he was always stretching his jaw like a coke head with "coke jaw". Makes sense now.

256 days ago
37.

clippy    

That foo looked stupid in the ring. Left his ass retarded

256 days ago
38.

YGThaBoss    

My Question Is I Its A Cotton Roll Why Did He have To Hide It In The napkin to put it in his mouth..he should of done it open and freely then if its okay to use!! #Cheating But Broner Still got his ass whooped!

256 days ago
39.

NT    

Wow idk he def put something in that napkin idk what though , It just makes no sense why ariza would do that in front of the camera still doesnt change the fact Broner bitch moaned and started to roll on the floor for a head butt. at this point in the game EVERYBODY is juicing just not in front of the cameras .this will probably end up for a rematch

256 days ago
40.

Kevin Collings    

When they slow down the video your clearly see a pill, case close

256 days ago
41.

Frank    

Come on =), this was already debunked

256 days ago
42.

Knucklez19    

Broner is a punk ass bitch, and got what he deserved. I wish he would've got knocked out!

256 days ago
43.

A73    

If people on here boxed or been around boxing not just drunk watching a ppv they would realize they are not pills but tightened gauze like the dentist use! Better for stopping mouth cuts then the other gauze that most people and trainers use that unravels in your mouth during something as physical as a boxing match! There is no "Mario bros magic mushroom" pill that immediately works on swallowing? Uguys watch too many movies lmao...

256 days ago
44.

Annette Jorge    

Seriously?! Maidana did not cheat, all of you just pissed because you prob bet on Broner to win and now Maidana won AND took his belt.. TeamMAIDANA!! Y'all just hurting hahahaha!

Plus, why would you want him to win?! He's just gonna spend all the money on women and drinking and posting disgusting pictures of his thing.. It's just EXTREMELY DISGUSTING.. (plus the smell OMG it must be nasty *barf*)..

256 days ago
45.

greenland    

If Maidana was given pills in the 11th round, it was after the fact he had been whooping and abusing Broner. The ref and commentators heavily favored Broner and he still got beat-- despite the shoving and elbows.

256 days ago
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