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A big fight night in Brooklyn is coming up Saturday.
Adrien Broner will move up two weight classes to challenge Paulie Malignaggi in his hometown for his 147-pound title, an intriguing bout that headlines a card at the Barclays Center.
Both fighters have a lot riding on the bout. Malignaggi has been viewed mostly as a talented boxer who doesn't have enough power for big fights for most of his 12-year career and wants a fight that will define him before he hangs up the gloves and moves into broadcasting on a more full time basis.
Broner, on the other hand, is a brash knockout artist who sees himself as the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. - only better.
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WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner won a split decision over Paulie Malignaggi to capture the WBA welterweight title on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In a competitive and heated bout, Broner (27-0, 22 KOs) managed to land enough hard blows on Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KOs) to earn his third belt in as many weight classes. “He’s a world class fighter...
Paulie Malignaggi was upset with the way one of the judge’s scored his split decision loss to Adrien Broner on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and he even accused the judge of being paid off by Broner’s manager. Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KOs) lost his WBA welterweight title belt to Broner (27-0, 22 KOs) via [...]
Adrien Broner was the bigger talker and the bigger puncher Saturday night, scoring enough hard blows to beat hometown hero Paulie Malignaggi in a 12-round split decision and take Malignaggi's welterweight title.
Fighting for the first time at 147 pounds after moving up from lightweight, Broner had enough power to overcome a gritty fight by Malignaggi and remain unbeaten in 27...
Adrien Broner was the bigger talker and the bigger puncher Saturday, scoring enough hard blows to beat hometown hero Paulie Malignaggi in a 12-round split decision to take the welterweight title.
Fighting for the first time at 147 pounds (67 kilograms) after moving up from lightweight, Broner had enough power to overcome a gritty fight by Malignaggi and remain unbeaten in 27 fights...
One thing I have always shared about jocks, they love a referral. That can be applied to several topics but for the purpose of this conversation, I’m talking about women. Let’s take the example of boxer Adrien Broner. “The Problem” as he is known beat Paulie Malignaggi at Barclays Center Saturday night. In his postgame interview, Broner bragged that not only did he take Paulie’s...
A distasteful malevolence curled its tendrils around the promotion for this Saturday’s welterweight boxing match between Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi from its onset, choking out much talk of the actual bout and choking out any appeal it might have had for people whose tolerance for boxing’s endless capacity for ugliness reached its limit. The main culprit has been Broner...
While watching Adrien Broner’s split decision win over Paulie Malignaggi just minutes ago, I can’t help but wonder if “The Problem” was exposed by the savvy veteran. Even though Malignaggi lost the fight, he kept it competitive for all 12 rounds. That’s quite the accomplishment for somebody who came into the ring as an 11-1 [...]
Adrien Broner is one of the best knockout artists in boxing, but that is not a concern for Paulie Malignaggi. At least, that’s what the Brooklyn native is saying leading up to their welterweight fight on Saturday. Broner and Malignaggi will meet at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday with Malignaggi’s WBA welterweight champion [...]
Dismissing the pleas of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer to conduct today’s final press conference in a professional manner, WBA welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner again exchanged ugly insults. Broner (26-0, 22 KOs) and Malignaggi (32-4, 7 KOs) will scrap on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “I gotta...
Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi have spent the better part of three months insulting, disrespecting, and alienating one another.
They are now a little over 48 hours away from solving all their differences at The Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.
Malignaggi has been in with the likes of Ricky Hatton, Juan Diaz, and Amir Khan, but surprisingly, Malignaggi says he’s not worried...
Adrien Broner had a lot to say after beating Paulie Malignaggi in a split decision for the welterweight belt.
There was a lot of trash talk between the two leading up to Saturday night’s fight, especially after Broner brought Malignaggi’s ex-girlfriend, Jessica Corazon, into the mix. Broner called her in May during a prefight press conference and brought her to another press...
Adrien Broner carried on his pre-fight ****-talking throughout the fight and into the post-fight interview after winning a split decision against Paulie Malignaggi in the Barclays Arena Saturday night.Read more… , http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/broner-on-win-over-malignaggi-i-left-with-his-belt-and-his-girl
Adrien Broner defeated Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday night to become the new WBA welterweight champ, but he wasn’t exactly gracious in victory. During his post fight interview Adrien took a low blow shot at his opponent saying “I’m good. I beat Paulie. I left with his belt and his girl.”
Yes, them are fightin’ words.
[H/T Bob's Blitz]
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Adrien Broner is the new WBA welterweight champ after beating Paulie Malignaggi last night. And in his post-fight interview, Broner decided to tweak even further: "I'm good. I beat Paulie. I left...
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Adrien Broner beat Paulie Malignaggi in Brooklyn on Saturday in a closer than expected welterweight fight that showcased the loser’s toughness more than the winner’s skills. Broner at times appeared like an oncoming train and Paulie a man standing on the tracks, but the manicured 32-year-old somehow managed to move and jab his way into a close fight on Showtime.