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Adrien Broner knocks out St. Paul's Jason Litzau in Round 1

Posted by: Tom Horgen under People Updated: June 18, 2011 - 9:56 PM

What's up fight fans?

The Jason Litzau-Adrien Broner fight is about to begin on HBO.

Stay here for updates after each round. I'll do my best to score the fight and provide some detail.

Round 1

Fight underway. Scheduled for 10 rounds.

Litzau feeling out Broner right now. Commentators talking aboout the heat in Mexico.

Not much action early. Slow start for Litzau. He's chasing Broner who's using his speed to stay away from Litzau's power.

Broner catches Litzau with a combo. A right, a left. Litzau hurt badly. Broner coming on strong.

It's over! The ref stops the fight late in the first round.

Litzau was on the ropes. Broner started with a straight right. A pair of left hooks finished Litzau.

It was a brutal knockout.

Official time: 2:58 in Round 1.



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