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  1. Analyst Malignaggi talks Berto vs. Soto Karass

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi is enjoying the freedom that comes with not having to monitor every calorie that enters his orbit, if not the sting that remains from being on the short end of a split decision, which came June 22 at Barclays Center against Adrien Bro...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  2. Weigh-in goes smoothly; Schaefer exhales

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Promoter Richard Schaefer breathed a sigh of relief when the Friday weigh-in for the Saturday card at Barclays Center concluded, and no premature violence broke out. The event unfolded at Brooklyn Borough Hall Outdoor Plaza. Welterweig...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Roach: Mayweather is a little bit boring

    Michael Woods

    Five time Boxing Writers Association of America Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach saw Floyd Mayweather do his thing in Las Vegas on Saturday night. His verdict? "Mayweather fought careful, calculated," he said. "The fight against Robert Guerrero was ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Merchant needs to see more from Ghost

    Michael Woods

    Larry Merchant was pleasantly surprised by Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero in the Californian's last outing, a decision win over Andre Berto on Nov. 24. In that bout, he proved to many that he's no blown-up lightweight, that he possesses the strength and...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  5. Trainer Birmingham: Thurman will steal show

    Michael Woods

    Trainer Dan Birmingham told me his guy Keith Thurman has felonious leanings. The Florida-based tutor, who trained Winky Wright and Jeff Lacy, said Thurman, nicknamed "One Time" because he says a single shot will drop and stop you, said that the we...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. Broner-Malignaggi a possibility

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy has given Paul Malignaggi until the end of this weekend to come together on a May 18 fight against either Diego Chaves or Humberto Soto in Abu Dhabi. If it doesn't, Malignaggi (32-4; age 32) told NYFightblog...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  7. Malignaggi May 18 fight nearly done

    Michael Woods

    Paul Maliganngi is still in a holding period, waiting for all the elements of a deal to fight in Abu Dhabi on May 18, against Argentine Diego Chaves, to jell. "Supposedly, everything is agreed to in principle," he said. "I have to sign, though, and t...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  8. Malignaggi's next fight likely not in BK

    Michael Woods

    Sorry, local Paulie Malignaggi fans. It's looking like the WBA welterweight champion won't be making his second title defense in Brooklyn at Barclays Center after all. The 32-year-old Bensonhurst-bred hitter was going to glove up on Apr. 27 in Br...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  9. Arum supports random testing for big bouts

    Michael Woods

    PEDs are on everyone's mind, as the OWN network prepares for a massive spike in vieweship before Lance Armstrong spills (semi spills?) his guts to Oprah on Thursday night. Cheating came up repeatedly last year in boxing, when Lamont Peterson, Andre B...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  10. Amir Khan next for Malignaggi? Or ...

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi left the Oct. 20 Barclays show with a win tucked under his belt, and also some psychic lumps that needed attending to. He thought it was quite obvious to the judges and the world that he beat Pablo Cano. But he was graced with a spli...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  11. Ex-champ Collazo has been a bit off radar

    Michael Woods

    The packed card at the Barclays Center in Prospect Heights tomorrow night features one certain Hall of Famer, young guns with fresh faces and compelling back stories to stir media interest, and the pride of Bensonnhurst, Paul Malignaggi, who will wal...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  12. Ayi Bruce looks to impress on Pacquiao-Marquez undercard

    Michael Woods

    So you'll recall that Joshua Clottey is slotted No. 6 in our NYC P4P list. Well, we have a challenge, compliments of manager Gunther Fishgold, the Albany-based dealmaker who manager Ghana-born welterweight Ayi Bruce. Bruce, fighting out of Albany, fi...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  13. Looks like Berto-Bailey is close to a go

    Michael Woods

    Andre Berto strolled in the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night and the place started buzzing. I thought Mike Tyson had come into the building. But no, it was the welterweight titlist from Florida. He was in the city trying to hash out...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  14. Nonito Donaire enlists Victor Conte, for better or worse

    Michael Woods

    Nonito Donaire climbed to the uppermost reaches of the pound-for-pound ladder on the merits of his skill and sweat. So why get in bed with the bad boy of BALCO himself, Victor Conte?

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. Four fighters who could transcend the boxing v. MMA debate - The ...

    Michael Woods

    Frank Mir, Anderson Silva, Andre Berto and Kermit Cintron are all top fighters in their respective sports. But they could all make the jump to the other side.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2009