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Paulie Malignaggi Decisions Jose Miguel Cotto Over Ten

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Former junior welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (29-4, 6KOs), who now fights as a welterweight, won a clear ten round unanimous decision over Jose Miguel Cotto (32-3, 24KOs). The scores were 99-91, 99-91 and 97-93.

Cotto was able to finds spots of success with his heavier punches, but he allowed Malignaggi to outwork him in most of the rounds. Malignaggi was buzzed a few times, and suffered a cut above his left eye in the fifth round, but he was never seriously rocked and used a much better workrate to win the rounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hugh grant on 04-10-2011

Damn i saw the name Miguel Cotto and i instantly thought Paul beat THE miguel cotto, and i thught to myself they arent even fighting? Good it was only his brother.

Comment by Tomasio on 04-10-2011

[B][I]Good fight & a good win for Malignaggi & now he got some sort of revenge against the Cotto's by beating his older brother!! José Cotto did land some good shots, but compared to what Malignaggi was throwing & landing…

Comment by DominiBox on 04-09-2011

Kirkland got KO'd !! wowww !! hahahaha Now that's an upset !!

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 04-09-2011

cotto has power but he doesnt have hunger anymore good win for paulie but his career is over he keeps hurting his right hand and his face is getting cut faster

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