Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday’s bout with Zab Judah: “Back in the Roman times, you never knew who you fought, but you fought to the death. Sometimes, you probably did have to fight your friend and it was either him or you.”
Paulie Malignaggi says he is motivated to defeat Zab Judah, despite the fact that the Brooklyn natives are friends. Malignaggi and Judah headline a Showtime-televised card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday.
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
Denver-based junior welterweight Mike Alvarado, who gained revenge over Brandon Rios with a unanimous decision victory in March, could return in October for a hometown fight on HBO.
Manny Pacquiao is being sought by an advocate to help lead the battle against the prostitution of children in the Philippines. “You can count on me to help,” congressman Pacquiao told a group of abused girls in his native country.
Floyd Mayweather’s unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero will be re-aired on Saturday night on Showtime. The Abner Mares’ WBC featherweight title-winning TKO of Daniel Ponce de Leon will also re-air on the cable network.