Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia
Adrien Broner’s record stands at 33 wins and 2 defeats with 24 KO’s.
At the age of 27 he is a four weight world champion but still wouldn’t be considered by many in the boxing world as an elite
When he burst onto the scene he was touted as the new Mayweather but defeats by Marcos Maidana and Shawn Porter put an end to the comparison.
Broner is a notoriously slow starter but
traditionally finishes strong. He is a very good fighter with a brawler style and consistently shows plenty of heart.
Broner has been involved in many exciting fights and is a tough test for any fighter.
One concern leading up to the fight this weekend is the weight. Broner lost four world title belts but only one of them was in the ring. On three occasions he had to forfeit the belt because of missing the weight so it will be interesting to see if he can make the 140lb limit.
Mikey Garcia has a perfect record of 36 wins from 36 fights with 30 coming by way of KO.
Garcia is a legitimate contender for the number 1 pound for pound boxer in the world. The only thing that is
holding him back is lack of top fights.
Garcia’s fight against Broner may be perceived as a step backwards for him but the fact is that Broner is a big attraction who draws the crowds so this an
opportunity for Garcia to show his skills on the big stage.
Garcia is WBC world champion at 135lb but will go up weight to 140lb to face Broner. This has the potential to be a great fight.
Broner will want to go toe to toe with Garcia while Garcia will try to box and be patient. Garcia should come through this test but Broner is a very dangerous opponent.