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'''Trainer:''' Mike Stafford<br>
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'''Promoter:''' [[Golden Boy Promotions]]
 
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'''Adrien Broner''' began boxing at the age of nine and came up in the same gym as 2000 US Olympians [[Ricardo Williams Jr.]] and [[Dante Craig]]. He has a twin brother named Andre.
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== Amateur Career ==
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*Broner had an amateur record of 300-19 [http://www.secondsout.com/headlines/main-headline/adrien-broner-qa-amir-khan-i-in-his-future]
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*2002 and 2003 National Silver Gloves Champion
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*2005 National Junior Olympics semifinalist
  
== Fighting Style ==
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== Professional Career ==
'''Adrien Broner''' fights very much in the style of his favorite fighter [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] with extreme confidence and flair. He utilizes a [[Philly shell]] defense, stands tall in front of his opponents, slips punches and blocks with his shoulders. He is primarily a quick counter-puncher, studies his opponents early and looks for openings to make his opponents pay with power shots.
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*'''May 8, 2009''' - Appeared on [[ESPN Friday Night Fights]] and scored a [[Adrien Broner vs. Fernando Quintero|majority decision]] over [[Fernando Quintero]].
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*'''June 18, 2011''' - Appeared on [[HBO]] on the undercard of [[Saul Alvarez vs. Ryan Rhodes]] and scored a [[Adrien Broner vs. Jason Litzau|1st round KO]] victory over [[Jason Litzau]] to win the [[USNBC]] Super Featherweight Title.
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*'''November 26, 2011''' - Defeated [[Martin Vicente Rodriguez]] (34-2-1) by a [[Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Martin Rodriguez|3rd round KO]] to win the vacant [[WBO]] Super Featherweight Title.
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*'''February 25, 2012''' - Appeared on [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] and dominated [[Eloy Perez]] en route to a [[Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez|4th round KO]] win to defend his WBO Super Featherweight Title.
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*'''July 20, 2012''' - At the official weigh-in for his fight with [[Vicente Escobedo]], Broner weighed 3½ pounds over the 130-pound limit and was stripped of his super featherweight title. After failing to make weight, Broner said, "I'm young. I'm 22. I'm still growing. I just feel like it's time for me to go up. After this fight, there really wouldn't be a reason for me to stay. I'm just going to go up and give the lightweights hell." [http://espn.go.com/boxing/story/_/id/8185081/adrien-broner-stripped-title-not-making-130-pound-weight-limit-weigh-junior-lightweight-title-defense-mandatory-challenger-vicente-escobedo]
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*'''November 17, 2012''' - Appeared in the main event on [[HBO World Championship Boxing]] and scored an [[Antonio DeMarco vs. Adrien Broner|8th round TKO]] victory over [[Antonio DeMarco]] to claim DeMarco's [[World Boxing Council]] Lightweight Title.
  
==Amateur Career==
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== Notes ==
 
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*Broner began boxing at the age of nine and came up in the same gym as [[2000 United States Olympians]] [[Ricardo Williams Jr.]] and [[Dante Craig]].
*More than 300 fights.[http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/adrien-broner-cincinnati-we-have-a-problem]
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*He has a twin brother named Andre who boxed as an amateur.
*2002 and 2003 National [[Silver Gloves]] Tournament Champion
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*Broner fights with extreme confidence and flair, very much in the style of [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]], his favorite fighter. He utilizes a [[Philly shell]] defense, stands tall in front of his opponents, slips punches and blocks with his shoulders. He is primarily a quick counter-puncher, studying his opponents early and looking for openings to make them pay with power shots.
*2005 Junior Olympic semi-finalist
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*Broner was featured on the cover of the [[Ring Magazine: November 2012|November 2012]] issue of [[The Ring Magazine]].
 
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== Minor Titles Held ==
==Professional Career==
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*May 8, 2009 - Appeared on [[ESPN Friday Night Fights]] and scored a [[Adrien Broner vs. Fernando Quintero|majority decision]] over [[Fernando Quintero]].
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*June 18, 2011 - Appeared on [[HBO]] on the undercard of [[Saul Alvarez vs. Ryan Rhodes]] and scored a [[Adrien Broner vs. Jason Litzau|1st Round KO]] victory over [[Jason Litzau]] 28-2 to win the [[USNBC]] Super Featherweight Title.  
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*November 26, 2011 - Defeated [[Martin Vicente Rodriguez]] by a [[Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Martin Rodriguez|3rd Round KO]] to win the [[WBO]] Super Featherweight Title.
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*February 25, 2012 - Appeared on [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] and dominated [[Eloy Perez]] en route to a [[Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez|4th Round KO]] win to defend his WBO Super Featherweight Title.
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==Minor Titles Held==
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*[[WBC]] [[USNBC]] Super Featherweight Title (2011)
 
*[[WBC]] [[USNBC]] Super Featherweight Title (2011)
 
*[[WBO]] Intercontinental Super Featherweight Title (2011)
 
*[[WBO]] Intercontinental Super Featherweight Title (2011)
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Revision as of 11:33, 23 June 2013

Adrien Broner.jpg

Name: Adrien Broner
Alias: The Problem
Birth Name: Adrien Jerome Broner
Born: 1989-07-28 (Age:25)
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 6½″   /   169cm
Reach: 69½″   /   177cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Mike Stafford
Manager: Al Haymon
Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions

Amateur Career

  • Broner had an amateur record of 300-19 [1]
  • 2002 and 2003 National Silver Gloves Champion
  • 2005 National Junior Olympics semifinalist

Professional Career

Notes

  • Broner began boxing at the age of nine and came up in the same gym as 2000 United States Olympians Ricardo Williams Jr. and Dante Craig.
  • He has a twin brother named Andre who boxed as an amateur.
  • Broner fights with extreme confidence and flair, very much in the style of Floyd Mayweather Jr., his favorite fighter. He utilizes a Philly shell defense, stands tall in front of his opponents, slips punches and blocks with his shoulders. He is primarily a quick counter-puncher, studying his opponents early and looking for openings to make them pay with power shots.
  • Broner was featured on the cover of the November 2012 issue of The Ring Magazine.

Minor Titles Held

  • WBC USNBC Super Featherweight Title (2011)
  • WBO Intercontinental Super Featherweight Title (2011)
  • WBC USNBC Lightweight Title (2011)
  • WBC Youth Intercontinental Super Featherweight Title (2010)


Preceded by:
Ricky Burns
Vacated
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
2011 Nov 26 – 2012 Jul 20
Stripped (failed to make weight)
Succeeded by:
Roman Martinez
Preceded by:
Antonio DeMarco
WBC Lightweight Champion
2012 Nov 17 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Paul Malignaggi
WBA Welterweight Champion
2013 Jun 22 – present
Succeeded by: