Broner vs Vargas FULL FIGHT: April 21, 2018 - PBC on Showtime

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(April 21, 2018) Four-division world champion Adrien Broner and two-division world champion Jessie Vargas fought to a highly entertaining 12-round majority draw Saturday night on SHOWTIME in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in front of 13,964 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
The back-and-forth battle was a tale of activity vs. accuracy. Vargas was by far the more active fighter, throwing 839 total punches, 300 more than his opponent. Yet the flashy Broner was supremely accurate, connecting on 44 percent of his power shots and 38 percent of his total punches, compared to just 27 and 24, respectively, for Vargas.
Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) came on strong in the second half of the fight, picking up rounds eight through 10 on all three of the judges' scorecards. The 12th round was crucial in determining the draw, which was scored 115-113 Broner and 114-114 twice. The judges agreed on eight of the 12 rounds but couldn't agree on the final round, which was ruled differently by the two judges who scored the fight a draw.
"I want to thank Jessie Vargas. He's a two-time world champion for a reason," said Broner, who was working for the first time with Kevin Cunningham as his head trainer. "He came to fight but at the end of the day, you all know I beat him. Point blank, period.
"I was connecting with rights. I got warmed up in the early portion of the fight. My trainer was a big help tonight. I want to thank Coach Cunningham as well as my original coach, Mike Stafford, for realizing I needed to do something different.
"I would love to fight Vargas again, but let's go back to my town to do it."
Vargas (28-2-1, 10 KOs) worked off the jab and was incredibly effective with his body shots in just his second fight with trainer and former world champion Mike "The Body Snatcher" McCallum.
"I thought I won the fight," Vargas said. "At the end of the day I can't argue because I was fighting on the inside of the ring so I don't know what you saw from the outside. I was landing clean blows. It was a good fight but at the end of the day I can't dispute the decision.
"It must have been a close fight for the judges to have scored it the way they did. I felt that I won the fight and I was up two rounds. I'm relying on the judges to make the right decision.”
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  • Adrien's my dude and all but it's hard watching his fights...god lol

  • The nostalgic toy sicily terrify because server annually launch from a berserk latency. irritating, mighty red

  • Broner te has engañado que eres boxeador .eres un saco de entrenamiento te corres mucho del golpe pero tú no golpeas eres un estafador del box .que dirá el publico deberías pelear en interbarrios no eres para ser profesional .retiraré por favor que así quedas mejor eres un costal de nervios en el ring .tu no le pegas a nadie .que dices he .

  • Lowkey classic

  • Broner won the fight if you think different you don’t know boxing 🥊

  • Broner is a desperate cheerleader 😌

  • Broner actually won this fight. Barely but he won. He was tearing vargas up... he should of let his hands go more but his precision can be seen in Vargas face and everytime his knees would buckle. If some of these rounds were 30 secs longer Broner would of knocked him down in a couple of those rounds smh lol

  • 27:27 “You a Bum you a bum” lmao

  • I like this ref he’s letting them talk a lot of refs are soft and tell them to stop talking like if it’s a rule that u can’t

  • 4:47 try it try it that left hook waiting lol

  • broner is a waste of talent...

  • Since A. Broner just won his last fight maybe we can get A. Broner Vs. J. Vargas 2.

  • Must be terribly frustrating for Broner’s trainer to watch this shit show by his fighter. Broner would have won this fight if only he listened to his trainer.

  • @27:25 AB was calling him a bum while blocking his punches 😂😂

  • If Floyd is Ultra Instinct then Broner is SSJ 1 🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Broker could be a very great boxer if he take boxing more serious

  • Borring

  • I hope broner fought pacquiao like that

  • Broner was in world class shape.. Vargas sucking wind 8-12.. Vargas has that Mexican heart and power tho,, every punch looks like it hurts fatigued or not

  • Something in my heart makes me believe that broner is a nice guy.

  • A draw! Come on, in the beginning AB was slow but towards the end he was fk’n him up.

  • Floyd recognized early that AB was a got-damn 'PROBLEM" so Floyd wandered off to wherever Floyd goes after being disgusted with a boxers immaturity... Hence whats left is a self-generated - self-proclaimed delusional performer raising the brows of fans and commentators with trashy accolades and phrases of grandeur ... Now its not that AB is not regarded as a great talker- particularly when actions speak louder than words when its backed up -- but the prize in AB's 10cent Cracker-Jack 'BOX" isn't worth the cost of the peanuts and caramel Popcorn, especially after the cavities set in !! We will always love AB, but his "COULDA-WOULDA-SHOULDA done his 'HOME-WORK"excuses including the DOG ate his notebook, collectively ended with his "CHOICE" not to, make up the failing grade and 'PERFORM" on the next level of his rhetoric still resulted in another "F" whether or not the Ref's gave him the "W"... AB should be renamed to AF - "'About Failing" - Once upon a time AB was consistently considered the one to call to official gunslinger O-K Corral shoot-outs,... yet he kept showing up with dingy, unclean Butter-knives - AB has guns... but he never checked his ammo, never cleaned the barrels, checked the sights, and never filled all the chambers. - He really never drew and didn't pull out his guns because they are stuck in his holster - The fact remains - when he does pull the trigger, he shoots himself in the foot- every time - Geez !!

  • Broner is Clearly a Bum - evidenced in several bouts

  • Have those people booing ever watched the first round of a boxing Match ever? Haha who did they think was in there, Tyson? Lmao

  • This was a tough fight for Broner . Jesse did a great job defending and bring the old to AB. Both guys did great .So it was appreciated .💯💯

  • Broner won this fight looking back at it

  • What!!!!🤯

  • Two guys loses fight with pacman.. pacman is the great fighter in the worlds..

  • Sorry Adrian but you lost homie

  • En el 10 ya Vargas estaba agotado

  • En el 6 ya varga estaba peleando por la raza mexicana .pero no podía mas

  • Bruner tiene poca defensa ,es casi como munguia

  • Bruner tiro menos golpes ,pero conecto los mejores. Fue más preciso.

  • Broner walang kwntang boxer

  • Broner Dirty Fighter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • You can tell the commentator is a hater

  • And Vargas is asking for a Pacquiao fight? SMH

  • Good fight. Broner made a decent comeback but the math doesn't work out for a draw. He didn't win enough rounds to avoid a loss.

  • That slip in the 5th rd tho. 🤦🏾‍♂️😂

  • No one Absolutely no one Black people: BrOnEr WaS rObBed

  • I like that you can hear them talking to each other 👍

  • This was AB last good fight & he should have won it i see no draw here

  • The commentary on here was bad

    • This is not the original commentary. I think the networks own rights to the original

  • Who here right now cause he fights tonight 😂

  • Good fight vargas won

  • No… Vargas won that fight …broner waited too long … but it was really good fight and could had been even better if broner didn’t wait too long 🤔

  • I think AB should work his jab more.. he'll look more active, create more opportunities and set up more shots

  • Yeah commentary was not that good on this one, this voice over from the original just didn't work well

  • Broner is actually a great fighter, but unfortunately he's his own worst enemy

  • Hmm. I feel like without that cut Vargas would’ve taken it, Broner landed a lot of power shots though. Draw was the right call IMO.

  • Hope AB comes back and take it serious man he a good fighter when his locked in to boxing. He a good rapper but one or the other cus now he ain’t doing none of them.

  • Is Fake

  • Damn blind how will it be a draw!!! Vargas won that fight !!! corrupt, pigs, thieving judges!!!.

  • Broner got played in this one. It was competitive but it wasn’t a draw tho

  • how about another glimpse on marcos maidana vs adrien broner?

  • Fuck, Broner drives makes me so frustrated, bc he’s prob the dumbest fighter I’ve ever seen. Here’s a guy w/ more talent than anyone except Floyd Mayweather & a couple others, but who’s scared to throw a punch. He goes rounds w/o letting his hands go, & that’s why he’s not undefeated. He’s so precise & won’t throw a punch unless he thinks it’s the perfect time to. Perfection is the enemy of greatness, bc no ones perfect, but Broner easily has the talent to be great. He just needs to get out of his own head, or start using his head 😂

    • @TheSwagIsBack All Floyd knows how to do is be a crybaby about gloves and then buy off judges to get Unanimous decisions Floyd ain't a real fighter

    • NESQUIK PIMP yes he does. Hater

    • Floyd has no talent lol

    • This was an excellent break down!

    • What? I saw the exact opposite...

  • Vargas clearly won this fight.

  • Adrien Broner have a lot of talent but his decision-making outside of the Ring is his downfall just looking back on this fight let me know if he was Focus it will be hard to beat him

  • Vargas was hurt alot in this fight iono if it was a draw i could see if he fought the fight he fought and wasn't really getting hurt but he was...

  • They should have took a point from Vargas for that shot after the bell that was ridiculous the bell been rang.

  • Broner have become one of the borest fighteres ever known.

  • Draw.... great fight!

  • AB did more damage

  • Them 2 was thump'n , I would love to see them go at it again... real thump

  • 22:09 - 22:12 nice movement

  • Genio cuando la revancha con el chino 😅 no seas canijo

  • Vamos broner

  • That clip where Vargas landed that shot!😲😶😎

  • Great fight

  • I almost stopped watching after the first round. But god damn did that turn out to be a great fight. I don't agree with the draw though. Vargas won that.

  • AB won this fight he was hurting Jessie

  • The marathon continues

  • Broner low key has lost about 8 fights

  • The commentator talks too much

  • I see corona was at this fight. haha

    • Hilarious..

    • @Silver Fox yeah youre high

    • @Jp Morgan did you even watch the fight? The ropes have a binding holding them together with the word Corona on it. Use yer eyes that God gave you ffs

    • @Silver Fox i guess your really high smh

    • @Jp Morgan look at the ropes advertisement ya nob

  • AB got robbed this fight.

  • After watching this fight a second time, I have it Vargas winning 7-5. Work rate was too high and he outlanded Broner, though Broner was the harder puncher and did more damage. Close fight, the Draw was fair, I too had a swing round. A rematch would be a good fight for both.

  • You guys seem to be hyping up the upcoming Broner fight with all these other Broner fights, I'm just kinda sick of seeing Broner fights.

  • Ab won this fight hands down almost finished Vargas in the 9th

  • Good fight but if we going to tell the truth broner beat vargas this shouldn't have been a draw

    • @Avarski Boston Exactly. If AB started the way he finished, it wouldn't have gone the distance. When AB came on he lumped Vargas face up. AB was obviously the better fighter but that slow start is why he's lucky it was a draw. But it just hit me, that start could have been his corners fault. Vargas got way more than 4 rounds. Which 8 rounds did you give AB?

    • @Danny QuietStorm Rush I had it 8-4 for ab if they fight again and ab is aggressive he can stop vargas or get a unanimous decision easily.. all he gotta do is let his hands go and oh yeah throughout the fight ab was landing a straight right then ducking vargas counter just like mayweather does it was beautiful

    • @Avarski Boston Yeah Broner brought the action when persuaded by his corner and was effective with it and could have landed at will. He just didn't. Vargas pressed and landed the body shots. Even though there was nothing on'em they still landed unanswered. When AB would press he constantly got met with that jab which was really all Vargas had that was effective. But had AB started the fight the way he finished he would have won but he only brought the fight because he underestimated Vargas and had to play catchup. Me personally. I scored it 7 to 5 Vargas.

    • @Danny QuietStorm Rush right effective punching is a part of ring generalship.. and AB connected on his power shots at a high rate he gave up the body because vargas has no power. he was walking down vargas which also is ring generalship and in fact it was several moments where ab could've EASILY stopped vargas especially in the 9th. The only thing you can take from the fight is vargas landed a lot of body punches. But look at vargas face compared to AB face and you tell me if compubox got ab numbers wrong

    • Well technically output is one the judging factors. Your right though, the flurries by Vargas were blocked for the most part but AB didn't have an answer for that Jab or the those body shots which were flush. Notice AB wouldn't actually fight Vargas until the closing seconds of the rounds. His own corner knew he was behind before the last round. So yeah AB really should have been satisfied with the draw. His corner was relieved.

  • Don’t know why this was a draw. Thought Broner fucked him up. Vargas did well but he got wrecked.

  • Vargas deserved to win

  • When was this.

  • Wow Broner had Vargas stunned in the 9th and had him seeing double clearly 👁👁

    • @Puppet Master And if he put in some real work

    • Too bad Broner’s to arrogant to listen to other’s advice & let his hands go all of the time. He would one of the best fighters in boxing if he threw more punches & wasn’t so worried about getting hit. 🤦‍♂️

    • Clearly

  • You can see Vargas take a deep gasp for air after getting hit with the counter left to the ribs in the last 30 seconds of round 9! He hid the fact he was hurt, and looked doubtful after that exchange 😳🥊

  • Broner was making Vargas grimace in pain with the sharp 1 2 in the 6th!

    • Yea too bad he still couldn’t win because he wasn’t letting his hands go. good fight for vargas and broner

  • Adrian broner isn't serious about his boxing career

    • Nope, he's not...he just wants the attention without doing the work

  • Broner cracked a little "Yea I'm turning up the heat grin" when he started ripping hard shots back to Vargas!🥊😂💰

  • Broner won this fight , should've been a close UD

    • @veterans for equality na Vargas didn't do enough to win Broner landed bigger lunches throughout the fight and started to run away with it in the second half

    • He lost

  • This commentary is ass, watch the original broadcast with Al and Pauli. Superb commentary right there.

    • I agree, paulie is one of the best commentators in the game imo

    • Facts this guy sucks I hate that they dub his voice over the original commentary

  • Broner should of gotten the nod, I’d like to see a rematch tho.

  • Broner is one the most athletic boxers I’ve ever seen. No one can disagree on that I don’t care if you hate him. His natural reflexes, crazy handspeed, crazy agility. People forget hes still fairly young. He’s up with the greatest handspeed tho (sugar ray, Roy Jones, Gary Russell and Ryan Garcia ) . I think he’s faster than Floyd.

    • @EmmanzinoHD I see what you are saying now. I mostly agree with your statement at this point. Floyd is sharper than Broner ever was and that's what matters more than speed.

    • @Theblkwolverine89 bro Broner is faster with his combinations than Floyd but Floyd is more accurate. I think broner has more fast twitch muscle fibres, boxing wise he’s not elite but he’s an incredible athlete.

    • @EmmanzinoHD He is not faster or more athletic than Floyd. Are you on crack?!

    • @WhyNot You? facts

    • I agree for sure. He’s got cat reflexes man.just his twitch will make you dizzy in the ring

  • Very nice fight

  • Man this fight was truly amazing. They should've had a 2nd.

    • @a pimp named Mdot shit maybe they will now. I’d want to see it

    • @Darrin Clark he don't fight like Floyd tho 😂 AB is a pocket fighter the only similar thing is the shoulder roll he dont try to dance around like Floyd

    • Broner wanna be Floyd so bad it fucked up his career

    • @Mr. Deez what's so funny?

    • lol

  • Broner got robbed in this fight, the Pacquiao fight, and the Mikey fight. Dont @ me

    • Lol pacman>thurman>broner

    • @The BrotherHood dam even Errol Spence said broner lost to Mikey that fight was never a controversy but you no nowadays people that be on the internet all day always no more than the professionals lol

    • @Ruthless Inu facts I agree after this fight he should get right back in gym 💯

    • @RekeMun Gaming I hear ya. I’ve always supported AB. Only thing I get disappointed with, is how much weight he puts on between fights. He’s still young and should be staying in shape between fights. Like I’ve said before, AB can’t afford to get complacent between fights because if you look at his pops, he is genetically susceptible to becoming fat.

    • @Ruthless Inu not disagreeing on that part but my I'm argument is that fans over do it when he lose if you would only listen to fans and not watch his fights you would think AB be getting knock out and dominated but that don't be the case that's my only agreement. And they even overhype the chino fight low-key

  • Broner vs Santiago is an interesting fight. We will see if Broner can let his hands go and win. Or Santiago becomes a new good fighter on the scene with a win.

  • AB was so disrespectful back then 😂

    • @DOUBLESNAKE 007 3 years ago

    • back then.... this was in 2018

    • He still is , nd he racist . Don't believe me . Search up broner racist. You'll see

    • He said rice and chicken 😂

  • Broner should have won this one in my opinion. . We can agree to disagree

    • @Huncho Ched yeah at the times I had the same feeling

    • @zzxzz That’s your opinion

    • @Huncho Ched like when broner robbed ponce de leon

    • i deff agree the judeges rob broner because they dont like him as a person thats not fair at all

    • They be trying to rob Broner

  • This rematch should’ve been his first fight back. & they like each other

    • Broner been out two years Santiago is a tune up for Ab maybe after that fight

  • Broner gets a lot of stick but credit to him win, lose or draw his fought Malignaggi, Maidana, Porter, Pacquaio, Vargas, Garcia.

    • @DaaBoys2138 No tf he didn’t. He had no volume at all, this is boxing not patty cake.

    • Fights some of the top contenders and gets stick for it yet you all hype , hup these boxers who are 20-0 but have fought bums. Give him a bit of respect for taking these fights, yes he’s cocky but that’s what you’ve got to do to make sales. He’s very underrated and he has a lot of talent but he doesn’t show it.

    • @Tyshawn Denard Paulie fought well against him I’m not sure what fight you watched. The magic man has more heart in his pinky than AB has in his entire body... a younger Paulie could very well beat him. AB is one of the most overrated fighters of all time in terms of quality wins!

    • @Puppet Master ab is more talented than pacman?? In what way

    • @SuperTruthful I know, it makes me mad bc he has more talent than every one of those fighters listed. And all Paulie did when he fought him was throw a bunch of soft punches that Broner didn’t feel, & hoped Broner wouldn’t let his hands go. Fortunately, he did let his hands go just enough, but even to beat Paulie 115-113 is weak considering Broner’s ability. He should’ve K.O.’d him by the 6th round 😂