At 33 years old, can Adrien Broner save his career?

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At 33 years old, can Adrien Broner save his career?

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  1. Yes, depends on his next fight

  2. No, he simply doesn't have what it takes

  3. Maybe, with the right team

  1. Boxingiq2020

    Boxingiq2020 New Member Full Member

    Aug 1, 2022
    No trolls. Let's talk boxing. Honest opinions only.
  2. realsoulja

    realsoulja Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 23, 2008
    If by save his career we mean can he land a Jake 'Money' Paul payday... yes I think he can. He's past his best, he is smaller than Jake 'Money' Paul, and he got a loud mouth that would sell tickets... perfect opponent for Jake 'Money' Paul.
  3. EddieLima

    EddieLima Member Full Member

    Jun 4, 2022
    He had a pretty good career, 4 weight champ. He's already fallen short of his initial hype and will not be able to reach the top pack, probably only back for the paychecks
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  4. The G-Man

    The G-Man Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 24, 2020

    And not because of his in ring lack of ability but because his personal life.
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  5. Guerra

    Guerra Active Member Full Member

    May 23, 2020
    4 weight champ shows what a joke it is to beconr it in this day and age. Hyped up Fabricated abc title career. Hood knows he aint no Homicide Hank.
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  6. miniq

    miniq WAR WALRUS Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011

    The guy who lost to Quintero and Ponce De Leon?
  7. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 21, 2015
    He never had anything above his lighter weights and even down there he was vulnerable to a boxer. Good fighter at his peak -- honestly, his performance against Maidana was his most impressive because he showed a lot of heart -- but never close to elite.
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  8. EddieLima

    EddieLima Member Full Member

    Jun 4, 2022
    Agree with you that he was fabricated but so are many others
  9. Fogger

    Fogger Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2021
    There is not a chance Broner will ever be high quality again. He's old, his life is a mess and he just doesn't have enough punch output and power to make up for what he's lost in speed and reflexes.
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  10. Philly161

    Philly161 "Fundamentals are the crutch of the talentless" Full Member

    Oct 25, 2020
    I do not expect a later career renaissance from Broner. He can't make weight for the classes he has real punching power in. His punch output is too low to win decisions against any fighter with a decent ring iq.

    He keeps trying to put on these late Mayweather/ Devin Haney type performances but he's not evasive enough so he's just getting outpointed.

    He also doesn't ever seem to have a plan B. Hes too full of himself to feel the necessary desperation to pull a victory out of a fight he's behind on.

    I thought he should have packed it in when he was lucky to get a draw against Vargas. I really wouldn't mind his whole schtick if his fights weren't usually pretty boring.
  11. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
  12. JabbaTheGut

    JabbaTheGut Member Full Member

    Sep 17, 2019
    No. He will be one of those sad cases in 40 years where a boxer who had made a lot of money completely flushed it down the toilet
  13. AliHolmesMayweather

    AliHolmesMayweather New Member Full Member

    Jul 23, 2022
    Nope. Broner's lack of discipline and outside of the issues are the key reasons why he won't be able to make a comeback. Adrien is a glorified gatekeeper at this point.
  14. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

    Dec 9, 2012
    He would need a time machine
  15. snake33

    snake33 Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2010
    No - Time and lack of discipline.