Leo Santa Cruz has vacated his IBF bantamweight belt in favor of rising into the junior featherweight division.
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 “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: “When you’re someone like me, and you’re fighting out of Brooklyn, the only reason you dream of fighting out of Madison Square Garden is because there was never something like the Barclays Arena in Brooklyn to keep dreaming about.”
Former titleholder Paulie Malignaggi is confident that he can defeat Ukrainian WBA welterweight beltholder Vyacheslav Senchenko on his home turf. Does the champion have the skills to wipe the smile from “The Magic Man’s” face?
Juan Manuel Marquez is driven by his zeal for a fourth bout with Manny Pacquiao: “That’s the single factor is that I want the rematch. I want the rematch with Manny. The factor that returned me to this sport is that I want the rematch.”
Paulie Malignaggi wants to notch a key victory against WBA welterweight titleholder Vyacheslav Senchenko in April, with an eye on headlining at the Barclays Center in his native Brooklyn, N.Y.
‘I want to prove him wrong — that I won the first two fights,’ Manny Pacquiao said of Juan Manuel Marquez, who countered, ‘Manny knows I beat him twice.’