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Sport Report: Adrien Broner arrested at Fury-Wilder weigh-in in Las Vegas

04:30  22 february  2020
04:30  22 february  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Tyson Fury will have a 42-pound weight advantage over Deontay Wilder after coming in at 273

  Tyson Fury will have a 42-pound weight advantage over Deontay Wilder after coming in at 273 A heavily pro-Tyson Fury crowd at the MGM Grand Garden on Friday roared its approval as the lineal heavyweight champion weighed in at 273 pounds, giving him a 42-pound advantage over WBC champion Deontay Wilder, who weighed in at a career-high 231 for their title fight on Saturday. Fury was the heaviest he’s been since weighing in at 274 pounds on Feb. 15, 2014, when he fought Joey Abell. He is 16 1/2 pounds heavier than he was when he fought Wilder to a split draw on Dec. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles.At 231, Wilder is 18 1/2 pounds heavier than he’s ever been.

In a video obtained by TMZ, Las Vegas Metro police officers were seen detaining the 30-year-old boxer on Friday afternoon. Sources tell the outlet that Broner was arrested after he refused to leave the MGM Grand Garden during the Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury weigh - in .

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Adrien Broner was arrested on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas after he refused to leave the MGM Grand Garden, where the Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury weigh-in was taking place, according to TMZ.

Adrien Broner standing on a court: Adrien Broner reportedly showed up to Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s weigh-in on Friday in Las Vegas and was arrested for trespassing. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Adrien Broner reportedly showed up to Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s weigh-in on Friday in Las Vegas and was arrested for trespassing. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Broner, per TMZ, was told in November that he was not allowed to visit the property, though it’s not clear why. The boxer showed up to the weigh-in on Friday anyway.

He was reportedly asked to leave the property, and was then detained by hotel security after declining to do so before police arrested him and charged him with a misdemeanor trespassing citation.

Fury and Wilder weigh in big for their big heavyweight fight

  Fury and Wilder weigh in big for their big heavyweight fight LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder made one last appearance Friday before their big heavyweight title fight, weighing in and taunting each other before a raucous crowd at the MGM Grand arena. Wilder weighed 231 pounds, the heaviest of his career, for his 11th title defense. Fury, meanwhile, tipped the scales at 273 pounds, just 3 pounds short of his heaviest ever, too, for Saturday night’s rematch. The fighters jawed at each other from a distance after getting on the scales in the arena. Nevada boxing officials ruled they would not have a faceoff after pushing each other at the final press conference on Wednesday.

Wilder and Fury shoved each other and were separated by security guards at a heated press conference on Wednesday. Tensions boiled over as Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder came face-to-face ahead of their heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas .

Fury and Wilder stepped on the scales in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's massive heavyweight championship rematch.

He has had several legal incidents in recent years, too.

The former welterweight champion was ordered to pay nearly $830,000 to a woman in December who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Cleveland nightclub. He pled guilty to two charges stemming from that incident and sentenced to two years of probation. He was arrested in February 2018 in Atlanta, too, and charged with misdemeanor sexual battery after allegedly groping a woman in a mall, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Broner also went on a disturbing rant on Instagram earlier this year, where he threatened to shoot gay people while using homophobic slurs.

The 30-year-old currently boasts a 33-4-1 record, however hasn’t stepped into the ring since his loss to Manny Pacquaio in Las Vegas last January.

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Subscribe to our channel! rupt.ly/subscribe Ruptly is live from Las Vegas on Friday 21 February as British boxer Tyson Fury and his American opponent

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face off in Las Vegas for a rematch of last year's bout which didn't produce That's exactly where Wilder was in the 12th round in the first fight in Los Angeles , and he thought Nevada State Athletic Commission bans Deontay Wilder , Tyson Fury faceoff after weigh - in .

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Wilder-Fury rematch slated for July 18 .
Wilder-Fury 3 is on. Former heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder has exercised his rematch clause to get another crack at lineal champion Tyson Fury. The third fight between the behemoths is slated for July 18, Fury's co-promoter and Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told Dan Rafael of ESPN on Sunday. Like February's fight, the rematch will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "We realized that date was the favorite of both ESPN and FOX because it comes at a dead time in sports, which is good for the fight," Arum said. "It's after the basketball playoffs, baseball is in the middle of the season, and there's no football. It's the ideal time.

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