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Malignaggi Laughs at Khan's Mayweather, Pacquiao Dreams

By Mark Vester

Junior welterweight Paulie Malignaggi finds Amir Khan's recent comments very amusing. Malignaggi can't believe Khan had the nerve to tell people he will be ready to fight the like of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in twelve months. Malignaggi doesn't think Khan is in their league and says his boxing record proves it.

"He really believes his own hype. If he said 'I'm a champion and I'm learning on the way up and I'm hungry and I want to face all of the best fighters.' I would say 'this guy, it's okay to be cocky because he understands where he's at.' But he doesn't understand where he's at," Malignaggi said. 

"He just said a few days ago he's ready to fight a Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather. I want the drugs he's on. He's on some good stuff. A guy who got knocked out by Breidis Prescott 15-months ago is calling out Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. If this was an American fighter, they would laugh at him. But because he's a foreign fighter the British press says 'oh my goodness he's calling out Mayweather and Pacquiao' and then the American press jumps on their bandwagon."

Malignaggi has his chance to shut Khan on up on May 15 when they clash at New York's Madison Square Garden.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ballgamessuck on 05-10-2010

Khan has as much room to talk shit as does Paulie, and Paulie never shuts the fukk up. If Paulie is right about Khan not being that good, where does that leave Paulie after Khan becomes the first fighter to…

Comment by leemoorcroft on 05-10-2010

yeah but come sat malinaggi be like khan is p4p number when he knocks him out dont think khan is at the level of floyd or pac not by a long way but if he fought mayweather think he will…

Comment by MoneyLarry on 05-10-2010

American fans & New York don't even like Paulie Malignaggi so what was he talking about? Amir Khan is ok but better than Paulie Malignaggi and is gonna beat him. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will destroy Amir Kahn…

Comment by PACsiwon on 05-10-2010

paulie simply shosw that he has no respect and his parents didnt teach the good manner.....why not just wait for the fight? its not your big mouth do the talking inside the ring, its your fist!

Comment by #1Assassin on 05-10-2010

[QUOTE=sjanjua;8336417]I don't see why people are twisting Amir's words, when he has apprently said that after 12 months!! he would be able to fight Pacman or Mayweather. He has never said that he would be able to defeat them!! so…

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