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.
U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne was a star of New York City amateur boxing. Now the light heavyweight prospect, who fights on the inaugural Golden Boy Live! card on Fox Sports 1 on Monday, is looking to emulate his amateur form and dominance as a professional.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
Monday night is all right for fighting, according to Golden Boy Promotions and Fox Sports 1 – the new all-sports network that launches on Aug. 17. Golden Boy recently announced a Monday night boxing series that kicks off with a Daniel Jacobs-Giovanni Lorenzo headlined show on Aug. 19 in New York City.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.