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  1. Malignaggi not keen to share spotlight

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi, the Bensonhurst-bred former junior welter and welterweight champion who doubles as a Showtime analyst, is between fights. He seems to be enjoying the downtime; the boxer relished bites of a cupcake at Gleason's in Brooklyn on Thursda...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Younan likes Paulie's chances vs. Broner

    Michael Woods

    Sherif Younan trained Paul Malignaggi for three fights, two against Juan Diaz, and against Amir Khan. The New York based tutor told NYFightblog he's still on good terms with the WBA welterweight champion who is an 11-to-1 underdog against 135 pound a...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  3. Malignaggi-Broner hype heats up

    Michael Woods

    If the fight itself provides half the heat the trash-talk battles in advance of the June 22 clash between WBA welterweight champion Paul Malignaggi and Adrien Broner, then fans at Barclays Center will get their money's worth. The two warred verbal...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  4. Malignaggi advisor sees upside vs. Broner

    Michael Woods

    As of yesterday (Thursday), both Paul Malignaggi, the WBA welterweight champion, and Adrien Broner, the WBC lightweight champion, had signed their contracts to face off, on June 22 at Barclays. When that fight was floated, the reaction of many pun...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  5. Malignaggi signs to fight Broner

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi has signed to fight Adrien Broner on June 22 at Barclays Center, the WBA welterweight champion told NYFightblog today. Broner is making the leap from 135 pounds to 147 and Malignaggi tells us he will be too strong for the young Ci...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Judah-Garcia fight shifted to April 27

    Michael Woods

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia injured a rib in training, so his fight against Zab Judah, scheduled for Feb. 9 at Barclays Center, has been postponed. The entire card, including Peter Quillin's middleweight title defense against Fernando G...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  8. Malignaggi likes Cotto over Trout

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi likes the seasoned pro who has been successful on the big stage over the under-the-radar titlist at MSG on Saturday night. "Miguel Cotto's experience will win the fight," the just-turned-32-year-old WBA welterweight champion told NYFi...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  9. Bracero and Salita both want to fight

    Michael Woods

    Dmitriy Salita floated a plan which would have him glove up against Gabriel Bracero, beat Bracero to prove his current worth, and then challenge WBA welterweight champion Paul Malignaggi at the Barclays Center in April. Basically, he is portraying Br...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  10. WBA orders a Malignaggi-Chaves fight

    Michael Woods

    World Boxing Association welterweight champion Paul Malignaggi learned a short time ago that the WBA has decided he must fight their "interim" champion, Diego Chaves. To be totally honest, I am not overly familiar with Chaves. Alright, alright,...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  11. Catanzaro: Paulie outboxed Cano for 10

    Michael Woods

    Do not invite Paul Malignaggi and judge Glenn Feldman to your holiday party. The Bensonhurst-bred welterweight champion has no great love for the arbiter who scored his Saturday night title defense at Barclays in favor of Pablo Cano, 118-109. I didn'...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  12. Malignaggi-Cano is a go, presser Thursday

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi, the WBA welterweight champion, informed NYFightBlog that his foe for the opening night of boxing at Barclays has been signed and sealed. Malignaggi (31-4) will meet the 25-1-1 Pablo Cano, of Mexico, and there will be a press conferen...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  13. Malignaggi starts training for next fight

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi, the WBA welterweight champion, has begun light training for his Oct. 20 bout at the Barclays Center, presumably against Pablo Cesar Cano. Malignaggi told NYFightBlog that Cano (25-1-1) hasn't been locked down 100 percent as of tod...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  14. How about Malignaggi versus Erik Morales?

    Michael Woods

    Last night, Paul Malignaggi went into the city, and soaked in the ambience that surrounds you when you win a world title, as he did Sunday in the Ukraine, against WBA welterweight champion Vyachesalv Senchenko. Well wishers bought him shots, and glas...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  15. Seen Senchenko?

    Michael Woods

    Viaycheslav Senchenko hasn't fought in the US, so really, the Ukrainian is a man of mystery to American fight fans. Before the WBA welterweight champion gives Paulie Malignaggi a shot at his crown in the Ukraine on April 29, give yourself the opportu...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  16. Khan thinks Macklin could upset Martinez

    Michael Woods

    Ex-junior welterweight champion Amir Khan took in the boxing show at the Madison Square Garden Theater, sitting in press row and watching bout No. 1, heavyweight Thomas Hardwick's four-round unanimous decision win over T.J. Gibson on Saturday night. ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012