Broner stops Rees to defend WBC lightweight title

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Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Adrien Broner had little trouble remaining undefeated Saturday night.

The WBC lightweight champion overcame Gavin Rees' aggressiveness and determination by stopping the Welshman in the fifth round before a roaring crowd of 4,812 at Boardwalk Hall.

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