Paulie Malignaggi Signs With Golden Boy Promotions

By Mark Vester

Former welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (27-4, 5KOs) has announced that he signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. Malignaggi had met with Golden Boy two weeks ago in Los Angeles to discuss a possible deal.

For the better part of Malignaggi's career, he was promoted by New York-based Lou DiBella. Malignaggi bought himself out of the promotional contract with DiBella a few months ago. He was planning to move up to the welterweight division and had plans to make a run in Europe with a goal of eventually landing an overseas fight with European champion Matthew Hatton.

Malignaggi was last seen in the ring in the month of May, taking a bad TKO loss to WBA junior welterweight champion Amir Khan, who is also promoted by Golden Boy.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tomasio on 09-30-2010

[B][I]I wouldn't call it "a bad KO lost against Khan"..Malignaggi was loosing & getting hit & wasn't doing much or more like nothing & that's why it was stopped but it wasn't like he was shaken or wobbly or out…

Comment by Alienw/attitude on 09-29-2010

Not interested.

Comment by hahaa on 09-29-2010

pretty soon, paulie's gonna have more losses than ko's haha

Comment by onechance87 on 09-29-2010

[QUOTE=Hard Boiled;9319836]Malignaggi has been signed for Victor Ortiz next fight, maybe even on the Khan undercard.[/QUOTE] At ww bro?

Comment by Hard Boiled on 09-29-2010

Malignaggi has been signed for Victor Ortiz next fight, maybe even on the Khan undercard.

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