For the first time in his career, welterweight titlist Adrien Broner will face an opponent with unrivaled power, one who has knocked out more than 83 percent of the fighters he has faced: Marcos Maidana.
For Broner (27-0, 22 KOs), Saturday night in San Antonio's Alamodome (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET) will be the moment of truth. If he beats Maidana (34-3, 31 KOs), Broner could erase any doubts about his talent and claim his place among the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
Here are five keys for Broner to defeat Maidana.