Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Malignaggi Hopes Judah Win Gets Broner or Maidana

Paulie Malignaggi is already eyeing a rematch with Adrien Broner but knows he'll first need to get past Zab Judah this weekend.

The former world champions collide on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York, six months after Malignaggi lost his WBA welterweight belt to Broner.

Broner defends that title against Marcos Maidana on December 14 and the 'Magic Man' wants another shot at the unbeaten star who beat him on a split decision back in June.

Malignaggi, who like Judah hails from Brooklyn, said: "I want that Broner v Maidana winner but, first things first, I have to get through Saturday night.

"A win over Zab Judah is what I want for Christmas. That suffices."

Malignaggi expects Judah to prove a tough nut to crack with both men knowing defeat will leave them on the brink of retirement.

"I expect the best Zab Judah," said Malignaggi, who once fought and lost to Ricky Hatton.

"[I expect] a Zab Judah who is going to be fighting for his boxing career. I feel the same way."

He added there was no love lost between the pair.

"If we saw each other in the gym, we would try to knock each other out," he continued. "There's no love taps. With this much on the line you can bet we're both going to have it out on Saturday.

"We're both motivated to win, but when you're at this level anything can get you motivated for a fight like this. If you're not motivated for this, you better check your pulse to make sure you're alive."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jray100k on 12-05-2013

Paulie can forget about a Broner rematch. He won't get past Zab.

Comment by Jloro on 12-05-2013

I'd rather Broner fight some higher ranked guys than himself. No reason to step down in competition.

Comment by LAPete on 12-05-2013

Paulie is an easy target for making fun but i would never count him out. He's a well trained fighter with good skills and excellent hand speed. Trainer Eric Brown has served him well and it's important to note that…

Comment by nauti4life85 on 12-05-2013

[QUOTE=AlexaAriza;13994618]Broner pillow punches couldn't hurt a fly, that's why he resorted to kicking Paulie and trying some roundhouse punches.[/QUOTE] LOL...first paulie grabbed Broner's leg, **** was illegal as hell but why reach for another man's leg this ain't the UFC…

Comment by SaldanaCC on 12-04-2013

Come on naggi broner schooled you no need for a rematch and dana will drop you too much power stop chaseing guys who you know will beat you take the sergio martinez rout duck the best in ur division then…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Canelo Open To Moving Back Up To 168 Pounds For Right Fights Daily Bread Mailbag: Lomachenko-Davis, Wilder-Fury, More Frank Warren: Billy Joe Saunders is Inspired By Tyson Fury Sunny Edwards Already Plotting Future World Title Hunt Joseph Parker Back in Force, Crushes Alexander Flores in Three Amir Khan: I Give Fielding No Chance, Canelo is a Beast Canelo's Promoter: Jacobs, Golovkin Have To Get in Line Canelo Needs To Face a Legitimate Threat in Near Future Gilberto Ramirez: I'll Go To 175, I'm Ready To Challenge Gvozdyk News: Raeese Aleem, Abraham Nova, Peres-Daniels Rematch Gilberto Ramirez Retains, Majority Nod Over Jesse Hart Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart II - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gervonta Davis vs. Abner Mares Heads To San Diego, Feb. 9 Fielding: Canelo is a Big Challenge - But One I Look Forward To Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart - LIVE Results From Texas Hearn: If Wilder Doesn't Want Joshua - Nothing We Can Do Samuel Clarkson vs. Ryad Merhy in Charleroi, Belgium David Benavidez Back in Action on Spence vs. Garcia Card De La Hoya: I Built Golden Boy, White Had Fertittas To Build UFC Canelo: I'll Return To 160, But We Can Do Fights Between 160-168 Photos: Katie Taylor, Eva Wahlstrom - On Point For Showdown Photos: Tevin Farmer, Francisco Fonseca - Ready For Title Clash Photos: Canelo, Rocky Fielding - Ready For Battle at MSG Canelo-Fielding Weigh-In Results From Madison Square Garden Bradley Skeete Will Now Headline ESPN+ Card From Brentwood Dehydrated Lemieux Hospitalized, Won't Fight Tureano Johnson Brett Yormark Leads New Advisory Board For Haymon Sports Photos: Manny Pacquiao Raising His Intensity Level in Camp News: Jason Welborn, Zachary Ochoa, Bowen-Clark, Yarde, More De La Hoya: This Fight Can Be Very Dangerous For Canelo Mauricio Herrera Aims To "Mentally" Break Sadam Ali Deontay Wilder: I've Had Seven Surgeries on My Arm Charlo: Sooner or Later, Canelo & GGG Have To Answer To Me! Canelo vs. Fielding Nearly Got Derailed By Passport Mix-Up Genesis Servania Would Love Another Crack at Oscar Valdez UK News: Sunny Edwards, Foley vs. Brown, Joseph Roswell Khan Smiles: I Would Have Stopped Kell Brook in Six Rounds One Fight In, Is Canelo's Contract Already Problem For DAZN? Luther Clay Looking to Step Up in Competition in 2019 Vincent Feigenbutz Out of WBO Eliminator For Ramirez Shot?
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement