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More Info on Adrien Broner’s Alleged Forearm Bite

by David P. Greisman

Adrien Broner allegedly bit a security guard in the forearm as the guard tried to break up a fight that was taking place outside of the Fontainebleau Hotel, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by BoxingScene.com from the Miami Beach Police Department.

Officers were called to the hotel at about 3:39 a.m. on Monday for a report of an altercation between hotel security and multiple men. Upon arriving, police were told that Broner, a 24-year-old Cincinnati man named Michael M. Owensby and “additional unknown males” had been fighting on the valet ramp of the hotel.

A security guard had come up from behind Broner to try to pull him away from the fight.

“While doing this, [Broner] bit the victim in the right forearm,” wrote the police officer in his arrest affidavit. “I observed the injury, which was visible on his forearm.”

Security guards told police that Broner had been detained after a short struggle, which is how he remained until officers arrived and took him into custody.

“I asked [Broner] what happened, and he stated that he did not hit anyone,” the officer wrote.

Owensby, meanwhile, was also charged with one count of battery. He is accused of pushing a security guard “in the chest with both hands in an attempt to assist” Broner as the fight was being broken up.

Broner was released on $1,500 bail, as was Owensby, according to online court records. Broner posted about his arrest on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook on Monday evening.

“They tried to keep a nigga locked down in MIA,” Broner wrote on Twitter at about 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The 23-year-old fighter is coming off a February win over Gavin Rees that brought his record to 26-0 with 22 knockouts. He is expected to face welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi in his next bout, potentially in June.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 03-20-2013

Adrien "the biter literally and figuratively" broner

Comment by Light_Speed on 03-20-2013

[QUOTE=goblin213;13164557]The dude in your sig[/QUOTE] It's not like he did it in the first round, he was getting repeatedly headbutted and finally snapped. Broner [B]immediately [/B]bit a guy who put his hands on him, that's strange.

Comment by torosboxing75 on 03-20-2013

[QUOTE=LADIV;13164123]you dont get HIV by biting another person. Transmission of HIV The most common ways that people become infected with HIV are: * by having sexual intercourse with an infected partner * by injecting drugs using a needle or syringe…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 03-20-2013

biting is some hoe sh1t....but I'm glad he bit him and didn't hit him with a punch....pro boxers don't need to be getting into street fights or club brawls...doesn't make sense to get into those type of fights when the…

Comment by richardt on 03-20-2013

Lets see, biting......rolling up his shirt, those gaudy pants, his interest in closets........HMMMMM. Orlando Cruz may be just the guy for him.

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