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Friday, November 16, 2012
Five keys for Antonio DeMarco

By Bernardo Pilatti

Lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco (28-2-1, 21 KOs) will defend his title on Saturday against undefeated Adrien Broner in a bout that DeMarco believes will determine his place in the division.

DeMarco had four knockout wins in his last five fights, including incredible victories over Jorge Linares and John Molina. But Broner, a former junior lightweight champ, will be the most dangerous opponent of his career.

Here are five keys to DeMarco's victory.

Bernardo Pilatti is a contributor to