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Paulie Malignaggi is Confident: I Plan To Dominate Lora!

By Chris LaBate

Former IBF junior welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (29-4, 6KOs) is ready to make a statement on the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson undercard on October 15th at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Malignaggi will face Orlando Lora (28-1-1, 19KOs) in the opening fight of the Hopkins-Dawson HBO pay-per-view. The former champion, now a welterweight contender, plans to dominate Lora from start to finish.

"I just plan to win and I plan to dominate Orlando Lora. If I don’t dominate Orlando Lora I’ll be disappointed in myself, obviously. Not taking anything away from Orlando Lora, but it’s just that I’ve seen … in my career than him. Like I said before anything not at the world-class level I have been dominating and Lora, although he’s 28-1, has not fought at a world class level," Malignaggi said.

If Malignaggi wins, as most expect he should, a title shot and/or a big fight opportunity is not far behind.

"I think I’m very close if not for a world title or at least for a big fight that could lead to a world title. One way or the other I’m knocking on the door for something. Like I said before I feel like I still belong because guys below the world class level I tend to still dominate them. I need to be competing at a world class level and I look forward to getting back there," Malignaggi said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Paclan on 10-14-2011

Paulie can't even dominate his hair

Comment by BoxingFan25 on 10-14-2011

malignaggi is a w1gger just like -kev-:puke:

Comment by Uncle Rodge on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=MJ406;11284308]Paulie might have said all the right things in the ring post Hatton about being badly outclassed but later I def recall reading Paulie blaming the loss on his trainer at the time who was Buddy McGirt which is just…

Comment by chiguy91 on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=-Kev-;11284269]He took his Cotto, Hatton, and Khan losses like a man, what are you talking about? He complained about the Diaz robbery with good reason. Every boxing fan not from Texas/Mexican was behind Malignaggi.[/QUOTE] yeah, and he even came here…

Comment by MJ406 on 10-12-2011

Paulie might have said all the right things in the ring post Hatton about being badly outclassed but later I def recall reading Paulie blaming the loss on his trainer at the time who was Buddy McGirt which is just…

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