FOUR DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION ADRIEN BRONER BATTLES BILL HUTCHINSON, FRIDAY, JUNE 9 AT CASINO MIAMI
May 10, 2023, Deerfield Beach, FL – Adrien “The Problem” Broner, Four-time World Champion in four weight divisions, and one of the most riveting boxers of his era, returns to the ring against William “Hutch” Hutchinson in a ten-round welterweight bout in the main event on Friday, June 9 at Casino Miami.
In the co-featured bout, World Boxing Association NABA Light Heavyweight Champion Ahmed ElBiali puts his title on the line in a ten-round bout against Rodolfo Gomez.
The event will be promoted by Hall of Fame Promoter Don “Only in America” King, will be available live on pay per view, for $24.99
Tickets, priced from $50, go on sale and can be purchased at www.playcasinomiami.com. Ringside tables are $3500. next level tables $2500, ringside seats $750 and side seats are $200 and $150. General Admission tickets at $50.
“They call him the problem fighter,” said King. “He is a problem for all the fighters he deals with. On June 9, The Problem will be facing Hutchinson, who hasn’t lost a fight in seven years. ‘Hutch’ says he is going to solve the problem on June 9, but The Problem will be throwing leather from all kinds of ways Hutchinson has never seen before. It’s going to be a great card top to bottom. We are giving the people what they want on June 9. This is a problem card and I’m happy to be in the middle of it.”
“I am very focused in my training and for June 9,” said Broner. “I’m going to fight this guy who hasn’t lost in 7 years. Come June 9 we got some stuff in store. We’re not looking at this guy as a stepping stone, but I have set some goals, and everyone knows I don’t set my goals low. I want to become world champion once again under the Don King stable. First, I’ve got to get thru Hutchinson then we are going to pursue the 140-pound title. Then I want to become undisputed. It all starts June 9 and I am going to in there and put in a show.”
“I signed up for this fight not to collect a check. I signed up for this fight to win,” said Hutchinson. “I have full confidence that’s going to happen on June 9. I will be in the ring June 9, prepared to fight, and there will be no quit in me. June 9 is going to be a problem for Adrien Broner.”
Broner (34-4-1, 24 KOs), born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, made his pro debut 2008 at nineteen years old. In 2011, Broner won WBC, WBO and WBC regional titles in back-to-back-to-back fights. Immediately following, on November 26, 2011, he won his first world title, becoming WBO World Super Featherweight Champion. He defended that title three times then moved up in weight and won the WBC World Lightweight title on November 17, 2012. Broner defended that title once then fought for and became the WBA World Welterweight Champion by beating Paul Malignaggi. He won his fourth world title in a fourth weight division, becoming WBA Super Lightweight World Champion in 2015.
Hutchinson (20-2-4, 9 KOs) was born, raised and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “Hutch” and has not lost a fight in seven years. The thirty-four-year-old began boxing at thirteen. After a few quick wins by knockout, it was difficult to find opponents, so he was in and out of the gym through his teen years, focusing on football. Because of his limited amateur career, he had a rough start to his pro career, losing his debut at 22 and drawing twice in his first six fights. He then strung wins, while gaining a huge following in his region, calling comparisons to Arturo Gatti for his style and states he has never been in a boring fight I his life. Quite the intellect, Hutch began taking college courses at fifteen, has his law degree and has law offices in both Pittsburgh and Naples, Florida. “For those that don’t know me, they will after I beat Broner.”
WBA NABA Light Heavyweight Champion Ahmed “The American Pharaoh” ElBiali (22-1, 18 KOs) was born in Cairo, Egypt and now resides in Miami, Florida. He won the title in his most recent bout, on June 11 at Casino Miami. Prior to that bout, he had one five fights in a row via knockout. As an amateur, ElBiali was two-time Florida State Golden Gloves Champion. He also holds the unique experience of sparring against both Jake Paul and Tommy Fury.
Rodolfo “Cobrita” Gomez (14-6-3, 10 KOs) was born in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and now lives in Laredo, Texas. In 2021, Gomez recently went 10 tough rounds and lost decision versus KO artist and undefeated Diego Pacheco and in 2018 knocked out former world champion Ricardo Mayorga.