Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (31-2, 23 KOs) defends his 140-pound world title against Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane (39-6-1, 11 KOs) Friday, April 1 on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT.… Read Article
It wasn’t all that long ago that boxing people were calling a brash, unbeaten lightweight titlist , “The New Floyd Mayweather Junior.” That was back in 2012, and a lot has happened in the career of Adrien Broner, who is known as “The Problem,” since then. Most troublesome for the trash-talking 26-year-old from Cincinnati, was his brutally exposing beating at the hands of Marcos Maidana just 11 days before Christmas in 2013.… Read Article
Floyd Mayweather has confirmed that a mooted clash between WBA 140 lb champion, Adrien Broner and Britain’s Ashley Theophane is set to take place on a Mayweather Promotions card in Atlanta at the end of January.… Read Article
Adrien Broner has publicly responded to Floyd Mayweather’s recent comments to fighthype.com about him, saying, ‘There a lotta hate coming from your way, man….and I don’t like it.’
Broner, who was recently upgraded to WBA (sup) 140 lb champion after winning his 4th world title against Khabib Allakhverdiev, released an online video in which he claimed calls to his ‘big bro’ and former mentor have gone unanswered, meaning he had no choice but to go … Read Article
Newly retired former P4P boss, Floyd Mayweather, has publicly shredded ‘lil bro’, Adrien Broner, for derogatory comments the WBA (sup) 140 lb champion made about Mayweather’s promotional arm.
Broner, who has bizarrely been upgraded to super champion status with the WBA after his one sided win over Khabib Allakhverdiev recently, was once considered by many to be heir apparent to Mayweather, with Floyd himself having been extremely vocal in his support of the Ohio native … Read Article
After his world title winning effort over Khabib Allakhverdiev at the weekend, capturing the WBA (sup) 140 lb strap, Adrien Broner has called out British “Money Team” member, Ashley Theophane (39-6-1, 11ko).
Broner captured his 4th divisional world title with the 12th round stoppage of the relatively inactive Allakhverdiev, to the chagrin of many, maneuvering into title contention despite coming off a losing effort against Ohioian rival Shawn Porter back in June.… Read Article
(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) CINCINNATI, Ohio — (Oct. 3, 2015) – Cincinnati’s Adrien Broner won a world title in his fourth weight division with an impressive 12-round TKO over Khabib Allakhverdiev fighting in front of 5,932 of his hometown fans at the U.S. Bank Arena and live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®\\. Broner (now 30-2, 22 KOs) put his fast hands, thudding power and love of showmanship on display in an exciting performance.… Read Article
(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) Adrien Broner (31-2, 23 KOs) scored his 23rd knockout of his career in defeating #4 WBA Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-2, 9 KOs) by a 12th round knockout on Saturday night to win the vacant WBA light welterweight title at the U.S Bank Arena in Cincinnati. Ohio. The referee Harvey Dock stopped the fight after Allakhverdiev took some hard uppercuts in the 12th. It was a very questionable stoppage thought. … Read Article
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WBA Super Lightweight World Championship
Adrien Broner – 138 ½ Pounds
Khabib Allakhverdiev – 139 Pounds
IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship… Read Article
Adrien Broner faces Khabib Allakhverdiev this Saturday night in Cincinnati, OH at the U.S. Bank Arena. The Showtime broadcast includes rising Puerto Rican talent Jose Pedraza taking on a vet in Edner Cherry. Beyond the obvious issue of a title at stake, the matchup is a solid one for Broner to get well after losing to Shawn Porter in June.
Two boxers fighting for a 140-pound strap both coming off losses isn’t exactly a ringing … Read Article