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Malignaggi-Mosley is Crumbling Over Financial Terms

By Robert Morales

Richard Schaefer on Tuesday told BoxingScene.com that negotiations for the much-discussed fight between WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (32-4, 7KOs) and "Sugar" Shane Mosley (46-8-1, 39KOs) have reached a financial sticking point.

"Right now, as of about an hour ago, it looks like that fight might not happen," Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, said about 1:30 p.m. West Coast time. "I just think that the financials are such that it's getting difficult to get the fight done, not because of Shane Mosley."

The fight, should it materialize, would take place April 27 at Barclays Center in Malignaggi's native Brooklyn, N.Y.

Robert Morales covers boxing for the Los Angeles Daily News and BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MJ406 on 01-23-2013

if GB or whomever really had to read fan feedback to get the idea to not do [B]Mosley-Malignaggi [/B]then that just shows how out of touch with reality they are even if Mosley came right up to Schaefer and said…

Comment by SnakeVen0m on 01-23-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;12945292]Financial terms is rubbish,[B] they've just been reading the fan feedback about how garbage this fight is.[/B] Malignaggi v Maidana, make it happen, good clash of styles[/QUOTE] I agree. No one wants to see Malignaggi, let alone Mosley.…

Comment by Weebler I on 01-23-2013

Financial terms is rubbish, they've just been reading the fan feedback about how garbage this fight is. Malignaggi v Maidana, make it happen, good clash of styles

Comment by MJ406 on 01-23-2013

are you kidding me? "Terrific" in what sense? SMH, now people will act like Paulie "ducked" Mosley, when the truth is, Mosley-Malignaggi never should have been considered in the first place

Comment by -EX- on 01-23-2013

Guess somebody wants too much $ What a shame...would have been a terrific fight..............

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