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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.

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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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