Adrien Broner arrested in Miami, released on $1,500 bond

Kevin Iole
Boxing Experts Blog

Budding superstar boxer Adrien Broner spent some time in jail on Monday after being arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., and charged with battery. According to BoxingScene, a spokeswoman for the Miami-Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department confirmed Broner's arrest.

According to his booking photo, bond was set at $1,500.

Broner tweeted his booking photo, then later deleted it.

He does not appear on the department's inmate in custody list.

Broner, 23, is one of boxing's top young fighters. He is 26-0 with 16 knockouts and successfully defended his WBC lightweight title on Feb. 16 by knocking out Gavin Rees in Atlantic City.

He is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and has been one of the stars of the HBO stable. On Monday, though, HBO severed ties with Golden Boy and Broner's status is unclear. He has referred to himself on social media as "Mr. HBO Boxing."

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