Adrien Broner returns: 'The boxing diversion isn't the same without me'
Previous four-division champion Adrien Broner will go up against contender Adrian Granados in a 12-round, non-title session Sports Tickets Inventory at the Cintas Center on the grounds of Xavier University in Broner's main residence of Cincinnati.
The Premier Boxing Champions battle, which was formally declared Tuesday, will be broadcast on Showtime beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Showtime boxing results: Santa Cruz gets revenge on Frampton with majority decision
The undercard sessions are required to be declared soon.
"I'm back at home and eager to get back in the ring," said Broner , Adrien Broner Still Sees Himself As The Future Of Boxing
who lost his WBA 140-pound title on the scales before his latest match, a ninth-round TKO against Ashley Theophane last April. "I'm prepared to battle. The boxing amusement isn't the same without me. Granados is a strong person who beat somebody (Amir Imam) that nobody thought he would beat. I know him well and I know there's probably he'll be prepared to battle."
A year ago was an especially intense one for Broner. In October, he posted suicide dangers on Instagram, however later said he was OK. He additionally served 30 days in prison in July after he was accused of disdain of court for appearing late for his trial as far as it matters for him in a claimed ambush and theft outside of a Cincinnati playing rear way. He has battled recently once in the most recent 15 months.