Broner a knockout in front of Cincy fans

Updated: November 27, 2011, 12:58 AM ET
By Igor Guryashkin | ESPN.com

CINCINNATI -- In a town adorned with famed and storied boxing figures, Cincinnati may have given birth to another fighting son on Saturday.

Junior lightweight Adrien Broner (22-0 18 KO) repaid the thousands-strong legion that turned out at U.S. Bank Arena to watch their hometown fighter with an intoxicating third-round knockout of Vicente Rodriguez to claim a vacant WBO junior lightweight belt.

Broner, in just his first title fight, showed against Rodriguez why he already ...

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