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Like him or not, Adrien "The Problem" Broner can often be misunderstood.

Adrien Broner often grabs headlines. He can be loud, he can be opinionated, and he can be outrageous. Yet Broner is also a serious fighter, father and sports fan who often posts level-headed glimpses into what he's really like away from the cameras and the spotlight. Here's three posts you must see to better understand this talented - and flamboyant fighter. 1. Chino with The Problem

I'm a competitive person and this is the guy that gave me my first lost its only right that I get a rematch..... It's big money for the both of us and the fans want to see if you can beat me again or maybe I knock your ass out this time..... #LetsSEE #StrapUP#BronerVSChino2

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Marcos Maidana did hand Broner his first - and only - loss. When they ran into each other before the Khan-Alexander fight, Broner grabbed a picture with Chino. Of course he did use it as a platform to call for a rematch. WIll it happen?

2. Papa Problem

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Broner loves his kids and here's another example. Apparently his young boys got a hold of his phone and snapped this adorable selfie.

3. The Big O

One of the greatest NBA basketball players of all time Oscar Robertson came by the gym to watch me train today in Cincinnati #aboutbillions

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Broner is a proud Cincinnatian. Right before Christmas, Broner had a visit from basketball legend Oscar Robertson. Robertson starred for the Cincinnati Royals and wanted to watch Broner's workout.

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Robert Guerrero fought just once in 2014, but those 12 rounds he spent in the ring were some of the most exciting in boxing last year.

The 31-year-old Guerrero (32-2-1), a four-division world champion, was severely tested by relatively unknown Japanese fighter Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1) before walking away with a severely swollen left eye to go along with a hard-earned unanimous-decision victory at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, on June 21. Making his first ring appearance since a lopsided loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May 2013, Guerrero was favored to easily dispose of Kamegai in their 147-pound bout. That changed when the hard-charging Kamegai opened up a big cut over Guerrero’s left eye in the sixth round, forcing the California native to fight the second half of the bout with his eye nearly closed. Despite the pronounced swelling and large laceration, Guerrero landed some of his best shots in the final round of their 12-round slugfest, earning the victory with judges’ scores of 116-112, 117-111, 117-111. While neither fighter knocked the other one down, their punishing back-and-forth action led numerous media outlets to name the bout as one of the best of 2014. "I fell into that banging again, and that's something I've got to work on," Guerrero said afterward. "I wanted to box on the outside, but I have a habit of banging away and exchanging."

Robert Guerrero

Guerrero's epic battle as voted one of the best "slugfests" of the year.

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Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero grew from a fledgling young fighter into a world champion living in Gilroy, California. To show how much the community has meant to him, Guerrero decided he needed to give a little extra back for Thanksgiving.

Guerrero, along with wife Casey, donated $5,000 to help pay for 300 meals that the Salvation Army served in his hometown. "We're a tight community. We all know each other, and we all love each other,” Guerrero said, leading the prayer prior to the dinner. Helping out the citizens of Gilroy is nothing new to Guerrero. He has often given back to his hometown, where the former champ grew up as one of six brothers in a boxing family. Going through his share of tough times as a child has made him appreciate all the blessings he has received, and served as a constant reminder to always help those who are less fortunate. “The problem with boxing is that very few guys really make it in the sport, so to have a community like Gilroy be behind you and support you through everything, it helps you get through adversity,” Guerrero said. “That’s why I wanted to give back to Gilroy in a small way and host this Thanksgiving dinner in part with the Salvation Army. “[I enjoy] doing fundraisers, helping the Salvation Army, passing out items to the homeless, just being there and spreading the love and letting people know that there is somebody like myself, a professional athlete who is willing to help out the community—to inspire them to better themselves and be a hard worker and get out there and get what they want in life.”

Robert Guerrero

Gilroy's own Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero spent his Thanksgiving serving his community.

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Showtime Boxing named Adrien Broner’s vicious left uppercut against Emmanuel Taylor its “Punch of the Year.”

Broner landed the devastating punch in the final round of his 12-round unanimous-decision victory in front of his hometown Cincinnati fans on September 6.

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Three-division world champion Adrien Broner donated $10,000 in toys to children in his hometown of Cincinnati.

He showed up at a local boxing center with an Army truck full of presents, and was met by hundreds of kids. Broner put on the event in conjunction with the Toys for Tots foundation.

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Keith "One Time" Thurman may not have knocked out Leonard Bundu, but the budding star did what he had to do against the crafty veteran.

Keith Thurman fights Leonard Bundu

Keith Thurman remains undefeated and is looking to make noise in 2015. Photo: Getty Images

Hard-hitting Keith Thurman didn’t make good on his promise to knock out Leonard Bundu in Las Vegas on December 13, but he did take out the previously unbeaten Italian champion with a dominating 12-round performance that showed he is more than just a puncher.

“This is the sport of boxing. I pick how I want to fight," said Thurman, who was returning from a lengthy layoff because of a shoulder injury.

"I felt rusty from being off for eight months. I decided to keep boxing and not go for the knockout. It was really good for me to hang in there and get the 12 rounds of experience.

"(Bundu) was hard to fight. He's a live veteran. I learned that I need to work on being able to go after a knockout and not just sit back and counter."

While Thurman’s inability to stop Bundu early left some boxing fans unimpressed with the 26-year-old contender’s bold talk prior to the bout, the Florida native envisions only bigger and better fights in his future.

“I want to do this for six more years, maybe 10 more, and there are other fights other than [Floyd] Mayweather and [Manny] Pacquiao," Thurman told Yahoo! Sports prior to his fight with Bundu.

"I would love to fight those guys, but there are other fighters and there is going to be someone who rises up and becomes a big star. It happens all the time in boxing.

“One star goes and another star is made, and that's how we always have the big fights.”
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After a brave fight against cancer, popular ESPN personality Stuart Scott died today. The boxing world reacted by taking to social media.

Anthony "The Dog" Dirrell

Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero

Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora

Stu and I at the fights. #RIPSTU #Fighter #ESPN

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Danny Jacobs (Cancer survivor)

Sleep in peace #StuartScott

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Yasmany "El Tiburon" Consuegra


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