This Week in Boxing History: January 2-8
This week in boxing history, PBC revisits four world championship fights—two that ended in knockouts and two that went the distance—and flashes back to a landmark victory for a future heavyweight champion.
12 Rounds With ... Paulie Malignaggi
Paulie Malignaggi is a former two-division world champion and one of the most respected ringside analysts in boxing today. Not bad for a onetime “knucklehead” who was kicked out of high school.
Garcia returns with a roar, wipes out Rojas in five rounds
After 30 months without a fight, Mikey Garcia needed just two rounds before he started to look like his old self.
Lem’s Corner: Harrison, Rabchenko fighting for pecking order in key 154-pound clash
When Tony Harrison meets Sergey Rabchenko on July 30 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, their 154-pound eliminator bout will be as much about division relevance as a title shot.
Mouth for war: How Paulie Malignaggi became one of boxing’s most in-demand analysts
Paulie Malignaggi’s voice is like a see-through dress: It hides nothing while revealing just about everything.
The Moment: Danny Garcia vs Paulie Malignaggi
Danny Garcia was controlling the fight through six rounds against a fading Paulie Malignaggi, who was being brutalized to the body and bled from cuts above and below his right eye.
For Brooklyn’s Paulie Malignaggi, the road likely ends in the same place it started
Paulie Malignaggi was hurting, no doubt about it. In what might have been the final fight in the two-division champion’s career Saturday night, he certainly had the look of defeat all over him.
Danny Garcia makes strong statement in 147-pound debut
Even though he won both fights, Danny Garcia’s mood at Barclays Center was significantly more upbeat Saturday night after beating Paulie Malignaggi than it was after he defeated Lamont Peterson in April at the same venue.