By Mark Vester
And we all thought WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik was the bad boy of Ohio. Undefeated lightweight prospect Adrien Broner, 20, is facing a robbery charge which stems from a incident on March 9. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, who obtained court documents, Broner (14-0, 11KOs) was arrested for "purse snatching."
The young fighter, and an accomplice, punched a female victim in the face and stole $40 from her purse. Broner is out on bond on the misdemeanor charge. He faces a max of 180-days in jail. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for April 15. Broner is a talented up and comer. He is under contract with Golden Boy Promotions.
Broner is scheduled to fight this Saturday on a fitting card called “Ohio State Bad Boys” at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati.
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