Former world champion Adrien Broner jailed for contempt of court
Adrien Broner,31 was ordered to pay over £637,000 to a woman he assaulted in 2018, though he has failed to
meet several deadlines set by Cleveland Judge Nancy Margaret Russo. claiming he was broke.
Broner filed court documents last month showing evidence that he was unable to pay the judgment against
him as he had just £10 to his name.
the Controversial boxer has been jailed for contempt of court about a civil lawsuit filed against him.
Broner was sent to prison this week after flaunting wads of cash on Instagram despite claiming he could
not meet court payments because he was broke.
Broner, who was jailed for seven days in August for violating his probation, insisted he will be able to pay
the woman in question in full next year after claiming he would be fighting for the first time in two years
One of the boxer’s nicknames is ‘About Billions’ and he established a reputation for bragging about his earnings
during his career.
Broner was tipped to become boxing’s next Floyd Mayweather until his career went off in track following
a defeat against Marcos Maidana in 2013.
He has not won a fight since 2017 and was beaten by Manny Pacquiao in his last outing in January 2019.
The American boxer posted a picture of him next to a private plane on his Instagram account which is a
costly mistake that has cost him his freedom
Broner was tipped to become the next Floyd Mayweather but his career has gone off track