Photos: Malignaggi, Broner More Heat at The Weigh-In
BoxingScene.com presents more photo coverage of today's weigh-in for Saturday's Showtime televised tripleheader from the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York. There was plenty of tension in the months leading up to this fight and the main event boxers had to be separated. An ex-girlfriend is caught in the middle, as she dated Paulie Malignaggi in the past and now she has sided with Adrien Broner and his camp.
In the main event, WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (26-0, 22KOs) will move up by two weight divisions to challenge WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (37-4, 7KOs). Broner came in at 146.8-pounds, while Malignaggi was 146.4.
In the co-feature, a heavyweight rematch between Seth Mitchell and Johnathon Banks. Mitchell weighed in at 243.6-pounds, while Banks was 216.8.
For the vacant WBC super middleweight title, Sakio Bika faces undefeated Marco Antonio Periban. Bika and Periban were both 167.8-pounds.
[QUOTE=Gary Coleman;13491953]Banks looks awful. I'm calling it now. Broner-Malignaggi is going to be a watered down version of Mayweather-Gatti. I like Paulie, but he is past it.[/QUOTE] Just wanted to apologize to Malignaggi. If he had more pop in his…Comment by Trudoe the.. on 06-22-2013
[QUOTE=BreWall;13491538]I've got 6,819.64 points for Paulie. Anyone? :boxing:[/QUOTE] I'll bet my 1,451.40 points and my PRIDE that Paulie will NOT beat Broner. I will delete my boxingscene.com account if Paulie wins tonight! Quote that!!Comment by Trudoe the.. on 06-22-2013
[QUOTE=billeau2;13491629]Paulie does look small. Still think he takes it. BUT he has to steal those early rounds as Bronner starts to get going.[/QUOTE] Wana put some points on that? I'll bet all 1,451.40 I have against how ever much you…Comment by Gary Coleman on 06-22-2013
[QUOTE=Enzo Mc is ****;13491925]Banks looks in disgraceful shape.[/QUOTE] Banks looks awful. I'm calling it now. Broner-Malignaggi is going to be a watered down version of Mayweather-Gatti. I like Paulie, but he is past it.Comment by TBear on 06-22-2013
Maybe it's for the cameras and tv but I could swear they both are wearing quite a bit of makeup.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (40)