(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) Adrien Broner (30-2, 22 KOs) and Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9 KOs) held a media workout at The Punch House in Cincinnati on Wednesday as they prepare for this Saturday’s WBA Super Lightweight World Championship, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from U.S. Bank Arena. … Read Article
If promotional heavyweights Top Rank have their way, then October 3rd’s penciled in light welterweight title fight between Al Haymon advised Ohioian motor-mouth Adrien Broner (30-2, 22ko) and Russia’s Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9ko) will NOT be for the vacant WBA (reg) 140 lb title, as is currently scheduled.
Thanks to the WBA’s ludicrous insistence of crowning three tiers of champion per weight class – Super, Regular and Interim, the promotional giant, who look after 140lb … Read Article
CINCINNATI (Aug. 28, 2015) – Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2, 22 KOs)returns to his hometown looking for a fourth world title as he faces fellow former world champion Khabib “The Hawk” Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9 KOs) for the WBA Super Lightweight world title on Saturday, October 3 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.… Read Article
Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter got the better of Ohioan rival and professional motor-mouth Adrien Broner back in June, outclassing and out hustling “The Problem” who never really got going until scoring a 12th round knockdown – a case of too little, too late.
As his son now waits for news on his next fight, father and trainer Kenny has spoken out to say he very much doubts that Broner would want any part … Read Article
(Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions) By Matthew Reyna: Even after another disappointing loss, Adrien “The Problem” Broner remained his polarizing self.
“This time I didn’t get the decision, but it’s OK,” Broner said. “At the end of the day, everybody in here will take my autograph and take my picture.”
The latter may be true, but his career has reached a crossroads. After another tough loss, questions are being raised about his dedication and … Read Article
Kevin H. (Atlanta, GA): As an Adrien Broner fan, I think his loss to Porter was more of what he didn’t do than what Porter did. How did you rate his performance and where do you think he goes next?
Vivek W. (ESB): I would have to totally disagree. To the contrary, I think what we witnessed last Saturday night had everything to do with what Porter did, more so than what Broner “didn’t do”. … Read Article
Shawn “Showtime” Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs) fought a good fight and deserved his unanimous decision win over Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2-0, 22 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on NBC at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV. He pressed the action and threw and landed more punches. The judges had no choice but to award him the win. Respectful of his conquered opponent, Shawn explained his win was over a very good fighter, … Read Article
(Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions) There were hundreds of thousands of boxing fans the world over rejoicing on Saturday night when “Little Bro” Adrien Broner came up short against Shawn Porter in Las Vegas – with consensus opinion being the abrasive motor mouth didn’t get anything that he didn’t deserve – especially given his classless antics at the final presser – that included insulting his opponents father/trainer, Kenny Porter.
In terms of the fight, … Read Article
By W. White: Last Saturday night, as I observed Super Middleweight champion Andre Ward (28-0, 14KO’s) disassemble Britton Paul Smith (35-6, 20 KO’s) from press row, I had questions. What was the purpose them fighting at a 172lb catch weight? Did Paul Smith purposely coming overweight to give him some sort of advantage? Is this a fight the general boxing public really wanted to see? How would Andre Ward perform given his 19 month absence … Read Article
LAS VEGAS – June 20, 2015 – Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC returned to primetime tonight from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Blow-by-blow announcer Marv Albert and analysts “Sugar” Ray Leonard and B.J. Flores called the action, with host Al Michaels, current middleweight titleholder and corner analyst Daniel Jacobs, and Kenny Rice reporting from ring-side. Live boxing continues now on NBCSN.… Read Article