Alamodome, Texas, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Broner vs Maidana?
Marcos Maidana beat Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 14th December 2013 at Alamodome in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 109-117, 109-116, 110-115 in favor of winner Marcos Maidana.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBA welterweight championship of the world.
Broner vs Maidana stats
Adrien Broner stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcos Maidana made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Maidana had a slight advantage in power over Broner, with a 91% knock out percentage over Broner's 81%.
Adrien Broner was the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Maidana had a height advantage of 1 inch over Broner. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Adrien Broner & Marcos Maidana fought out of an orthodox stance.
Broner was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 11 months later than Maidana, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 247 to Maidana's 193.
Maidana's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Broner vs Maidana?
Adrien Broner was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Marcos Maidana made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.