Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Adrien Broner vs Jovanie Santiago report
Who won Broner vs Santiago?
Adrien Broner beat Jovanie Santiago by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th February 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 115-112, 117-110 in favor of winner Adrien Broner.
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).
Also, on the undercard Robert Easter Jr beat Ryan Martin and Otto Wallin defeated Dominic Breazeale.
Broner vs Santiago stats
Adrien Broner stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jovanie Santiago made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 1 draw, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Broner had a slight advantage in power over Santiago, with a 73% knock out percentage over Santiago's 71%.
Adrien Broner was the same age as Jovanie Santiago, at 33 years old.
Santiago had a height advantage of 1 inch over Broner. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Adrien Broner & Jovanie Santiago fought out of an orthodox stance.
Broner was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 9 months later than Santiago, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 159 more professional rounds, 247 to Santiago's 88.
Broner vs Santiago form
Broner had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Manny Pacquiao on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Jessie Vargas on 21st April 2018 by majority draw at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mikey Garcia on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 18th February 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.
He had beat 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.
Broner's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 24 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 Santiago start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Broner vs Santiago?
The ShowTime show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).
What were the odds on Broner vs Santiago?
Adrien Broner was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Jovanie Santiago made his way into the ring at 21/4 (+530) with oddsmakers.
Give us your thoughts on Broner vs Santiago
Please login to commentlog in