Paulie Malignaggi said he never has lost to a southpaw, which Zab Judah is, and that he is unconcerned about the judges despite his rancor over scoring in his past two bouts at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Two-division titlewinner Paulie Malignaggi says he had knockout power in his right hand before it was ravaged by repeated injuries and surgeries. Malignaggi faces fellow veteran Zab Judah in their native Brooklyn on Saturday.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Adrien Broner’s unanimous decision over Daniel Ponce de Leon, and Paulie Malignaggi’s win over Jose Miguel Cotto will both be featured by Golden Boy Classics on Fox Deportes this Saturday.
Adrien Broner’s trainer Mike Stafford plans to “unleash” a “more vicious” version of the WBC lightweight beltholder on Paulie Malignaggi, who Broner challenges for the WBA welterweight title on July 22.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday’s Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Ricky Hatton following Saturday night’s knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko: “No matter how upsetting it is, I have got to be a man and say, ‘It is the end of Ricky Hatton.’”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer contends that Ricky Hatton still is deserving of a rematch with Paulie Malignaggi despite Saturday’s knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko, whom Malignaggi stopped in April.
Bob Arum on Jimmy Kimmel’s spoof of Manny Pacquiao: “Something like that is so invaluable in promoting a fight. It gets to an audience that isn’t necessarily into boxing. There’s no telling what effect it has.”
Ricky Hatton, who returns to the ring on Saturday to face Vyacheslav Senchenko after battling addiction and depression during a three-year absence, told Telegraph Sport that boxing became his ‘therapy’ to escape drugs, drink and suicidal thoughts.