Adrien Broner vs Omar Figueroa is on for April 21

Omar Figueroa - Adrien Broner still talks a good game, even a great one, and “The Problem,” as the former four-weight champ is known, remains a big draw – one still big enough to headline a big card. Broner, attempting to get back to winning ways following his July 2017 points loss to Mikey Garcia, will face rough and tough Omar Figueroa at The Barclays Centre in Brooklyn on April 21.

Adrien Broner still talks a good game, even a great one, and “The Problem,” as the former four-weight champ is known, remains a big draw – one still big enough to headline a big card. Broner, attempting to get back to winning ways following his July 2017 points loss to Mikey Garcia, will face rough and tough Omar Figueroa at The Barclays Centre in Brooklyn on April 21.

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Adrien Broner – Omar Figueroa in the works for the spring: a must-win fight for both men

Omar Figueroa - Adrien Broner, everyone's favourite bad guy, or man you love to hate, last threw a punch on the Las Vegas Strip, laying an unknown passer by out in quite nasty fashion (for which charges were brought); aside from sparring in the gym and what may have happened behind closed doors, this is the last hard punch of Broner's we saw land and do damage.

Adrien Broner, everyone’s favourite bad guy, or man you love to hate, last threw a punch on the Las Vegas Strip, laying an unknown passer by out in quite nasty fashion (for which charges were brought); aside from sparring in the gym and what may have happened behind closed doors, this is the last hard punch of Broner’s we saw land and do damage.

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PBC on CBS Returns Saturday, May 9: Omar Figueroa And Ricky Burns Clash In Main Event

Omar Figueroa - Exciting and undefeated former lightweight world champion Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 (4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT), at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.

Exciting and undefeated former lightweight world champion Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 (4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT), at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.

In the co-main event, a pair of bantamweight world champions square off when Tomoki Kameda (31-0, 19 KOs) battles Jamie McDonnell (25-2-1, 12 KOs).

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Omar Figueroa vs Ricky Burns

Omar Figueroa - Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn has made the announcement that 90% of the terms are agreed regarding the proposed fight between Omar Figueroa and Ricky Burns.

Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn has made the announcement that 90% of the terms are agreed regarding the proposed fight between Omar Figueroa and Ricky Burns.

Hearn made the point to announce that the largest remaining issue was with weight as he initially believed the bout would be contested at a catch weight of 138 pounds, however now Figueroas people are now saying the fight will happen at the full super lightweight limit of 140lbs. Burns may not be fully comfortable at 140 and we know Figueroa isn’t happen with 135 so with this issue the negotions are ongoing, however we hope they get settled as this is a fantastic matchup.

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Omar Figueroa could enter the fray at Welterweight

Omar Figueroa - For years now welterweight has been the centre of attention in the boxing world. Big names such as Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao amongst others have lured fighters from 135-140 and 154 to alter their natural weight to compete in the biggest events in the sport for huge exposure and enormous paydays.

For years now welterweight has been the centre of attention in the boxing world. Big names such as Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao amongst others have lured fighters from 135-140 and 154 to alter their natural weight to compete in the biggest events in the sport for huge exposure and enormous paydays.

In boxing now the best thing that can happen to a fighter is to land a fight with Mayweather. Win or lose they are guaranteed the biggest purse of their careers.

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