Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
In a very frank assessment about his recent loss to IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, Paul Malignaggi talks about his post-fight condition and how he feels about the man who might’ve ended his career.
Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will meet in Saturday’s clash of Brooklyn natives. Sixteen boxing experts are split over who will win the showdown between the veteran two-division titleholders.
Two-division titlewinners Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi, who will fight in their native Brooklyn on Dec. 7, recently turned 36 and 33, respectively. When they meet on Dec. 7, the loser’s career may well be at an end.
Zab Judah once coached Paulie Malignaggi as an amateur but he will fight his fellow two-division titleholder as a professional in their native Brooklyn at Barclays Center on Dec. 7.
Peter Quillin on his wife’s miscarriage: “My sacrifice in this camp was being away from my wife while she was going through a tough time.”
Promoter Artie Pelullo calls newl WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov “the most exciting fighter in the business.” He wants the Russian bomber to face Tim Bradley in a rematch or the winner of Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will pursue his 26th knockout in as many victories without a loss against unbeaten Kelvin Price on the Dec. 15 Amir Khan-Carlos Molina undercard.
Paulie Malignaggi: “Floyd Mayweather gets no appreciation, but he’s just so dominant, that they have to just deal with it…I’m not saying that I’m as dominant as Floyd, but I consider myself to be a real craftsman of the sport. I’m a true craftsman of boxing.”
Trainer Eric Brown will work the corners of both Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin in separate bouts on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Paul Malignaggi hopes the inaugural boxing card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday reignites the fight game in the New York City area. The Brooklyn native defends his WBA welterweight title against Pablo Cesar Cano on the Showtime-televised card.
Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi: “It feels really good that things are turning around for me, and it feels really good that there’s a lot of positive things going on for me inside of the ring and outside of the ring.”
Paulie Malignaggi on his knockout of Vyacheslav Senchenko: “Considering all of the pressure in this fight, and considering the circumstances surrounding this fight, you could make a case that this was my best and most complete performance.”