Boxing - Maidana stuns Broner in unanimous decision

Marcos Maidana pulled off a huge upset as he defeated WBA welterweight champion Adrien Broner by a unanimous decision in San Antonio.

Maidana knocked Broner down in the second and eighth rounds with superb left hooks to the head at the Alamodome in the 12-round contest.

The final scores from the judges read: 115-110, 116-109, 117-109.

Broner was hurt with five big hooks in the final rounds as Maidana closed out a fine win against the champion who came into the fight with a record of 27-1 and 22 knock-outs.

Referee Lawrence Cole took a point away from Maidana for a head-butt in the eighth round after a knockdown while Broner was repeatedly warned for shoving without punishment.