An Outstanding heavyweight who appeared on national television many times, was born and raised in Greensboro, NC. He was an outstanding amateur and owned several national titles before turning pro in 1982, knocking out Al Collins in Atlantic City. His last bout was a ten round decision loss to Calvin Jones in 1993. While his overall record was 23-10 he did win the North American Boxing Federation title with legendary Eddie Futch in his corner in 1981 in Atlantic City on the MSG Network. He knocked out undefeated Eddie Gregg in the eighth round.
He fought close fights with many legendary heavyweights including Greg Page, Time Witherspoon, Marvis Frazier, Donovan “Razor” Ruddick and knocked out Bonecrusher Smith in his first fight. Broad was a national ranked amateur boxer and knocked Marvis Frazier out in the first round to earn a berth on the 1980 Olympic team which, unfortunately boycotted the Russian Olympics. He won several national titles as an amateur.