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Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner report
Who won Broner vs Garcia?
Mikey Garcia beat Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th July 2017 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 116-112 in favor of winner Mikey Garcia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Broner vs Garcia stats
Mikey Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 36 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Adrien Broner made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had a slight advantage in power over Broner, with a 83% knock out percentage over Broner's 73%.
Mikey Garcia was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Broner. Despite this, Broner had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Mikey Garcia & Adrien Broner fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Broner, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 248 to Broner's 247.
Adrien Broner was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 140lb division.
Broner vs Garcia form
Garcia had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Dejan Zlaticanin on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Elio Rojas on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Carlos Burgos on 25th January 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had won against Roman Martinez on 9th November 2013 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi.
He had beat Juan Manuel Lopez on 15th June 2013 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Broner had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 18th February 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ashley Theophane on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
Going into that contest, he had won against Khabib Allakhverdiev on 3rd October 2015 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.
Before that, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had defeated John Molina Jr on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Adrien Broner had been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Going to this contest, Mikey Garcia had last fought 6 years, 1 month and 22 days ago, while Adrien Broner's last outing had been 6 years, 1 month and 4 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Broner's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Broner vs Garcia start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:30 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Broner vs Garcia?
Broner vs Garcia was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports 1.
What were the odds on Broner vs Garcia?
Mikey Garcia was a 8/25 (-310) favourite going into the contest, while Adrien Broner made his way into the ring at 581/100 (+580) with oddsmakers.
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