Broner manages to paint himself as victim

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Adrien “Problem” Broner (32-2, 24KO) stopped Ashley Theophane 39-7-1, 11KO) in nine at the D.C. Armory, Wash D.C. No big deal. Everyone expected him to win. It just took a little longer than he predicted. The real story was the current episode of the Problem Child’s soap opera life. Just as television series often do, fans (audiences) were initially left hanging.

Fans wondered about several “what ifs”. What if the Problem gets arrested and incarcerated due to criminal proceedings in Cincinnati, Ohio? Will the Wash. D. C. commission deny Broner a license? If so, will the entire card be scratched? Speaking of scratched, that’s what officials were contemplating when the Problem refused to take off another 4oz to make the junior welterweight limit of 140.

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Adrien “The Problem” Broner Thrashes Theophane, Calls Out Floyd Mayweather

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By Justin Jones & Paul “Paparazzi” Jones – Photos © Paul “Paparazzi” Jones — Washington, DC — Adrien “The Problem” Broner (32-2, 24 KOs) is accustomed to making headlines inside and out of the ring. Last night, he did both in a matter of hours.

More specifically, Broner “kept his promise” to the public with a controversial stoppage of Ashley Theophane in the 9th round of the Premier Boxing Champions’ (PBC) main event at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. But stopping a game Theophane wasn’t enough to send shockwaves through the packed house.

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Broner beats Theophane, then calls out Mayweather

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(Photo credit: Nabeel Ahmad/Premier Boxing Champions) Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner didn’t have much of a problem beating and stopping Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane at 1:10 in the ninth round in the main event of tonight’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike event in front of a sold out crowd of 8,172 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.

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Broner vs. Theophane: Broner Captain of a Sinking Ship

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Photo: Paul Jones / ESB – Adrien Broner is back this Friday night to face Ashley Theophane in front of a sold-out Armory crowd in Washington, DC. Even if victorious, Broner will not be able retain his WBA junior lightweight belt on account of being .4 pounds over the 140 pound weight limit. To make matters worse, Broner didn’t even attempt to use the 2-hour window given to trim the remaining weight. It just another setback in a series of issues that seem stuck to “The Problem” like glue.

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Adrien Broner 140.4 vs. Ashley Theophane 140 – Official Weigh-In Results

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By Justin Jones and Paul “Paparazzi” Jones – Whenever WBA (Super) champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (31-2-0, 1 NC, 23 KOs) is involved with a boxing promotion you can always expect a little more theatre than usual, today’s weigh-in was no different.

Already dealing with legal issues – stemming from media reports of an alleged January, 2016 altercation involving Broner and arrest warrants issued thereafter – Broner added yet another distraction to the mix by weighing in above the Junior Welterweight limit of 140 lbs today in anticipation of his title defense tomorrow night against British contender Ashley “Treasure” Theophane (39-6-1, 11 KOs) in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions card at the DC Armory (Washington, DC) on Spike TV.

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Adrien Broner: “No problem with Floyd”

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Remember back a few years when some fans and even a few experts called Adrien Broner “The new Floyd Mayweather,” or a “Mayweather clone?” Well, a whole lot has happened since then. Broner is no longer an unbeaten fighter, he has ran afoul with the law and, more recently, “The Problem” has appeared to have had problems getting along with Mayweather.

Broner, even more outspoken than Mayweather, recently had a spat with the retired great, going as far as to criticise Mayweather, Al Haymon and Mayweather’s whole “The Money Team,” outfit. Floyd told FightHype how Broner “has a lot of growing up to do.”

However, as he gets ready to fight Britain’s Ashley Theophane this coming Friday night (in a fight that looked to have been in jeopardy due to Broner’s recent troubles, a warrant issued for his arrest and all) Broner told Sky Sports he has “no beef” with Mayweather.

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Broner-Theophane final press conference quotes

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(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions & Nabeel Ahmad/Premier Boxing Champions)- Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and 140-pound contender Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane went face-to-face Wednesday for the first time since their heated press conference in February as they near their Premier Boxing Champions on Spike world title showdown taking place Friday, April 1 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.

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Broner-Theophane bout reportedly still on, despite warrant issued for Broner’s arrest for assault and robbery

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Adrien Broner has a problem. News broke yesterday how the often controversial fighter, the reigning WBA 140-pound champ, is wanted by police for a serious altercation that took place back in January of this year outside a Cincinnati bowling alley. Broner is alleged to have beat up a friend he was gambling with. Reportedly, Broner, who was armed, knocked the man unconscious, splitting his chin with the need for stitches.

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Broner: Don’t blink while watching Theophane fight

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Photos: Dave-Nadkarni / Stephanie Trapp – Super lightweight world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner gave a training camp update and discussed his world title defense against Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike on Friday, April 1 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.

Televised coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features two exciting undercard fights as unbeaten rising star Robert Easter Jr. takes on former world champion Algenis Mendez and top prospect Gervonta “The One” Davis faces Mexico’s Guillermo Avila.

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