Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Escobedo Finally Called Off
After 24 hours of nonstop rumors, conflicting information and a general maelstrom of controversy, the latest we have is that the Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Escobedo match-up slated for HBO Boxing tonight is officially cancelled. The word comes from the Twitter account of an Everlast representative who has been on hand with team Escobedo throughout the ordeal, as have many of the updates we've been providing on this story.
As the powers that be from HBO Boxing and Golden Boy have been mum on the issue, we're still treading lightly in terms of what is definitively taking place. However, as far as we know, Broner vs. Escobedo is off.
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This has been an ongoing saga since Broner widely failed to make weight on Friday afternoon, and made no effort to reach the Super Featherweight limit. [Read the original weigh-in story here].
He weighed in 3.5 pounds over, for 133.5 lbs, and after ongoing negotiations fr...