Adrien “The Problem” Broner is brash, bold and undefeated. He’s a confident, smack-talking showman, always aiming to entertain. So far, the talented 23-year-old Cincinnati native has backed up his tough talk with breathtaking knockouts virtually every time he enters the ring. He is 26 and 0 with 22 knockouts.
Check out this feature video on Broner as he prepares to make his anticipated SHOWTIME debut on Saturday, June 22 (live at 9 p.m. / 6 p.m. PT) Broner moves up two weight classes to challenge shrewd veteran and heated rival Paulie Malignaggi, the WBA welterweight champion, in the main event from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Malignaggi vs. Broner, a 12-round fight for Malignaggi’s WBA Welterweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, June 22, 2013 at BarclaysCenter in Brooklyn, New York. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and R & R Promotions, supported by Golden Boy Promotions’ sponsors Corona and AT&T and will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. In the co-featured bouts, Johnathon Banks will look to repeat his 2012 upset win over Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell as he defends his NABO and WBC International Heavyweight titles in a 12-round fight presented in association with K2 Promotions and number one rated WBC super middleweight contender Sakio Bika faces number four rated WBC super middleweight contender Marco Antonio Periban in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Super Middleweight World Championship. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® is available in Spanish on secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).