Boxing

 
                  === Broner keeps title with TKO of Rees ===
 
 Atlantic   City,  NJ  (Sports  Network)  -  Adrien  Broner  retained  his  WBC
 lightweight title with a TKO of Gavin Rees in the fifth round on Saturday.
 
 In  the fifth  round, Broner (26-0, 22  KO) caught Rees (37-2-1, 18 KO) with a
 strong left to the body, which caused Rees to take a knee.
 
 Another  series  of body  and head shots  forced Rees into  the corner and his
 trainer  waived the  white towel  with  the referee  stopping the  fight at  2
 minutes, 59 seconds.
 
 
 
 
 02/17 01:21:49 ET

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