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Cano Confident: I Know I Can Beat Paulie Malignaggi

By Hector Islas, notifight.com

Mexico's Pablo Cesar Cano, the interim-super lightweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), is pretty confident about moving up to the welterweight division to challenge WBA champion Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi. Cano (25-1-1, 19 KOs) against Malignaggi (31-4, 7 KOs) will take place on October 20th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The main event will feature WBC/WBA 140-pound champion Danny Garcia in a rematch with Mexican legend Erik "El Terrible" Morales.

He doesn't view Malignaggi as a dangerous opponent at welterweight.

"He's a good boxer, but he's shorter than me. He's at welterweight but he's not a puncher. He just left the super lightweight division. I have everything to gain and little to lose. My title will not be at stake. I have no problem with moving up a division and I know that I can beat him," Cano said.

If Cano wins the fight, he plans to vacate the title and return to the junior welterweight division to pursue the winner of the Garcia-Morales rematch.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TheGunslinger on 08-27-2012

War Cano!!!

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 08-25-2012

[QUOTE=Lac'em up;12451406]Garcia would totally destroy Cano.[/QUOTE] I would have to disagree. Styles make fights and I think Cano has the style to give Garcia trouble. But like somebody else already said, he most likely won't get to Garcia because Paulie…

Comment by r.castaneda on 08-25-2012

even tho i don't like pauli, & iznt really a big puncher, he's got some skill. it'll be tuff for cano to find him. he better attack the body. if he times his punches & is willing to take a…

Comment by BabyFaceAssasin on 08-25-2012

Everyone feels like they can beat Paulie he has no power and he's slowed down a bit. Plus he has a name to make money off of. Bantamweigts will be calling him out soon...

Comment by ddangerous on 08-25-2012

Cano gives Paulie a good chance of getting two stoppage victories in a row, which will mean that pigs can fly and hell has officially frozen over. :usa1:

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