Welterweight Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (17-1-1, 10 KOs) dominated former four division world champion Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner (35-5-1, 24 KOs), knocking him down in the second round en route to winning a wide ten round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida.

The scores were 97-91, 96-93, and 96-93. Boxing News 24 gave it to Cobbs 97-91. The 96-93 score was way too generous for Broner, as he did not fight well enough to lose by that close score.

Cobbs’ Early Statement

Cobbs, 34, put on a clinic, outboxing Broner, dropping him hard in round two, and knocking put one of his teeth. It’s unclear if this was a false tooth that the 34-year-old Broner got knocked out or one of his real ones.

Either way, Broner got hit with a shot hard enough to put him down on the canvas, causing him to lose a tooth.

Broner showed none of the power and athleticism that he exhibited earlier in his career when he was in the prime of his career from 2010 to 2012. His upper body was stiff, making him an easy target for Cobbs’ hard punches.

Cobbs worked Broner’s body all night with stabbing jabs that clearly bothered him, making him hesitant to go on the attack. Although Broner was working forward with a high guard, he was constantly shelled by Cobbs’ punches and did not look good.

In rounds seven through ten, Broner was able to land some shots against Cobbs, who looked like he was fading and wasn’t as fresh as he’d been earlier in the fight. Still, Broner’s punches were the arm variety, and he wasn’t able to hurt Cobbs or knock him down. He needed a knockout, but that wasn’t going to happen.

With this defeat, Broner has lost three out of his last six fights, and his career looks in terrible shape. He didn’t announce his retirement, but that’s something he needs to consider.

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