While Fighting Against His Alcohol and Gambling Addiction, Adrien Broner Resorts to Online Promotion for Earning Measly $800 as Side-Hustle

Published 09/01/2023, 1:15 PM EDT

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Adrien Broner‘s career has been topsy-turvy in the last few years. The former four-weight class champion was one of the biggest stars in the sport six years ago. However, things took a turn for the worse in 2017 after his defeat against Mikey Garcia. Not only was he dethroned as a champion but his credibility as a boxer also took a hit. In the last six years, Broner has only fought five times and was victorious just once.

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Not to mention, his life outside the squared circle was short of no hardships either. It is well-known in the boxing world that the 35-year-old has been a victim of alcohol abuse and suffered from gambling addiction. In a recent turn of events, Broner resorts to an unexpected means of making money. So let’s wait no further and dive into this recent revelation.

What is Adrien Broner’s side hustle?

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Broner on his Instagram story reveals that he is open to promoting products, Instagram pages and their business amongst other things on his account. Broner boasts more than one million followers which is nothing to scoff at. Needless to say, being promoted by him and exposed to a million followers is a great way to promote. However, it is intriguing to notice the means, ‘The Problem,’ has resorted to after becoming a world champion.

In his story, he reveals the rates of the services provided by him. He stated, “You got something you looking to promote? I’m doing story posts/shoutouts for 800$, Audio hostings/drops 1K, and video drops/ shoutouts for 2k, I can do ig live as well And if you want to be my profile pic for 1 day$500; For 2days $1000 For 3days $2500 For a week $5000″

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However, it bears a mention that Broner has made amends and refrained from alcohol and gambling. He made his comeback against Bill Hutchinson and was victorious. Yet, he continues to believe that he has a lot to work upon.

Adrien Broner and his vehement desire to be disciplined

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Broner is not an individual who would succumb to hardships. In another Instagram story, he reveals he is working on fixing his sleep schedule for a better work ethic. He stated, “I can’t sleep for sh*t I have to get my sleeping schedule back on track before next week cause it’s time to go back to work!!!!!!

It is safe to say that although, ‘The Problem,’ had a rough couple of years, he is on a comeback arch and is cutting no corners to make a successful return. What lies ahead for him only time can reveal. Until then, we ask you, what do you make of his career now? In addition, what are your thoughts and opinions about him resorting to such a side hustle? Share it with us in the comments below.

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Harddit Bedi

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Harddit Bedi is a passionate Boxing writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in covering the off-court drama of athletes. He has a keen interest in the untold stories of boxers. Harddit is a firm believer in the primal nature of boxing, which he views as the oldest and most fundamental sport known to mankind.
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Snigdhaa Jaiswal

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