Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Maidana Hungry For Malignaggi, But Not Matthysse - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  12/31/2012       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez         
   
Maidana Hungry For Malignaggi, But Not Matthysse
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former champion Marcos Maidana (33-3-0, 30KOs) wants to fight WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi in 2013. Malignaggi is scheduled to defend his title on April 27th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Maidana says a single phone call can get the fight done.

"Next year I want to fight for the world title. I'd like to meet Paul Malignaggi. I have no problem [fighting him]. Just call me and I will fight," Maidana said.

Malignaggi's mandatory is Maidana's countryman Diego Chaves. Maidana does not believe Chaves is experienced enough for an opponent like Malignaggi.

Maidana told BoxingScene's Carlos Irusta: "Well, everyone wants to fight [Malignaggi], right? I would love to because one of the things that I look forward to doing next year is becoming world champion again. I believe Diego is a good boxer, but I feel that he is not yet mature enough for the top level. He is a fast, intelligent southpaw. We sparred many times."

And Maidana doesn't have any problems with countryman Lucas Matthysse. The two are not friends, but there is no bad blood either. Their promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, wants to have them fight each other in the future.

"I have no relationship with Lucas. We have no contact with each other. For me there is no itch or anything like that [to fight him]. I was very happy when he became champion. I want him to succeed. I hope we can both make the most of our careers and, at some point, remove the doubts [on which of us is better]," Maidana said.

Tags: Marcos Maidana



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by New England, on 01-01-2013
[QUOTE=_original_]It's very evident that Maidana is scared shi/tless of Lucas and has publicly ducked him numerous times. For a so called "warrior" Madiana sure gets a pass on a lot of ducking and dodging. Didn't wanna grant Ortiz a rematch. Fakes a back injury to not fight Bradley. Fakes anot...

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 01-01-2013
[quote=_original_] Quote: Originally Posted by bigcursedawg Guerrero pulled out of the Maidana fight and had to have surgery. But I agree Marcos doesn't want anything to do with Lucas. That's true, my bad. And as another poster said as well, Marcos also ducked Keith Thurman. [/quote] An...

comment by choelzle, on 01-01-2013
Paulie will box circles around maidana

comment by _original_, on 12-31-2012
[QUOTE=bigcursedawg]Guerrero pulled out of the Maidana fight and had to have surgery. But I agree Marcos doesn't want anything to do with Lucas.[/QUOTE] That's true, my bad. And as another poster said as well, Marcos also ducked Keith Thurman.

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 12-31-2012
[quote=Mr. Philadel] Quote: Originally Posted by jsfd26 Lol blantantly ducked Thurman and now doesnt wanna fight Matthysse. Bum. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android [/quote] Do I need to pull up the article where they duck Thurman? And if they duck someone as green as Thurman do...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (36) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Kimbo's Promoter Laughs at Fina...
  Klitschko's Return: Jennings Un...
  Alexander Ustinov-Kimbo Slice i...
  Kathy Duva on Kovalev, The Futu...
  Froch: Hearn Meeting With Haymo...
  Robin Krasniqi Faces Dariusz Se...
  Saunders, Eubank Trade Words at...
  Arum, CBS CEO Set Meeting on Ma...
  Servania vs. Bedak For The WBO ...
  Froch: Khan Gets Cleaned Out By...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.