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Paulie Malignaggi Record

Total Fights44
Title Wins2
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins7
KO Losses5
Paulie Malignaggi Record & Stats
Paulie Malignaggi's Record
Paulie Malignaggi's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Paulie Malignaggi's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and seven months, Paulie Malignaggi fought 44 times with 36 wins and 8 losses.

      Malignaggi retired from professional boxing with a record of 36-8, which included two world-title wins and three successful title defense fights at two weight classes — super-lightweight and welterweight. He had a 15.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with seven of his total 44 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Malignaggi suffered five knockout losses in his career, three of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 8th round KO defeat to Sam Eggington on March 4, 2017.

      Some of Malignaggi's best fights and notable victories include wins over Vyacheslav Senchenko, Lovemore N'dou, Juan Díaz, and Pablo César Cano.

      44Mar 4, 201736Sam EggingtonLossKO8
      43Jul 30, 201635Gabriel BraceroWinUD
      42Dec 12, 201535Antonio MoscatielloWinUD
      41Sep 26, 201534Laszlo FazekasWinUD
      40Aug 1, 201534Danny GarcíaLossTKO9
      39Apr 19, 201433Shawn PorterLoss *TKO4
      38Dec 7, 201333Zab JudahWinUD
      37Jun 22, 201332Adrien BronerLoss *SD
      36Oct 20, 201231Pablo César CanoWin *SD
      35Apr 29, 201231Vyacheslav SenchenkoWin *TKO9
      34Oct 15, 201130Orlando LoraWinUD
      33Apr 9, 201130José CottoWinUD
      32Dec 18, 201030Michael LozadaWinTKO6
      31May 15, 201029Amir KhanLoss *TKO11
      30Dec 12, 200929Juan DíazWinUD
      29Aug 22, 200928Juan DíazLossUD
      28Apr 25, 200928Christopher FernandezWinUD
      27Nov 22, 200827Ricky HattonLoss *TKO11
      26May 24, 200827Lovemore N'douWin *SD
      25Jan 5, 200827Herman NgoudjoWin *UD
      24Jun 16, 200726Lovemore N'douWin *UD
      23Feb 17, 200726Edner CherryWinUD
      22Jun 10, 200625Miguel CottoLoss *UD
      21Feb 10, 200625Donald CamarenaWinUD
      20Aug 25, 200524Jeremy YeltonWinUD
      19Dec 4, 200424Sandro CasamonicaWinTD
      18Jun 17, 200423Ramiro CanoWinUD
      17Apr 22, 200423Rocky MartinezWinUD
      16Dec 6, 200323Paul DelgadoWinUD
      15Oct 24, 200322Jesus Abel SantiagoWinUD
      14Aug 1, 200322Kevin WattsWinTKO6
      13Jun 3, 200322Shad HowardWinUD
      12Nov 23, 200222Paul DelgadoWinSD
      11Oct 13, 200221Chad LawsheWinUD
      10Aug 30, 200221Anthony SimpkinsWinTKO2
      9Jul 26, 200221Jadschi GreenWinUD
      8May 30, 200221Andre BakerWinUD
      7Apr 12, 200221Sterling GethersWinUD
      6Jan 18, 200221Antonio YoungWinUD
      5Dec 7, 200121Jose LaPorteWinUD
      4Nov 23, 200121Cornell JacksonWinUD
      3Nov 10, 200120Luis MelendezWinKO3
      2Jul 26, 200120Robert SowersWinTKO4
      1Jul 7, 200120Thadeus ParkerWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Paulie Malignaggi (Magic Man) is a 43-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, U.S. on November 23, 1980. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 2001 to 2017.

      Malignaggi made his professional boxing debut against Thadeus Parker at the age of 20 on July 7, 2001, defeating Parker via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 20 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 4 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on June 10, 2006 after 21 professional fights, against Miguel Cotto for the WBO title. He lost to Cotto via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Malignaggi has won two world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Malignaggi's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Malignaggi had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Sam Eggington on March 4, 2017. Malignaggi lost the fight via 8th round KO. It's been 7 years, 3 months, and 17 days since this fight.


      Malignaggi had a total of 10 world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and three successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      Paulie Malignaggi fought for world titles in six fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won two belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 29, 2012Vyacheslav SenchenkoWelterweightWBATKO
      Jun 16, 2007Lovemore N'douSuper-lightweightIBFUD

      Title Defenses

      Paulie Malignaggi had four world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-lightweight (x2) and welterweight (x2). He won three of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Oct 20, 2012Pablo César CanoWelterweightWBASD
      May 24, 2008Lovemore N'douSuper-lightweightIBFSD
      Jan 5, 2008Herman NgoudjoSuper-lightweightIBFUD

      Title Losses

      Paulie Malignaggi lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 22, 2013Adrien BronerWelterweightWBASD


      Malignaggi fought a total of 44 times during his professional career, which includes 10 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 10, 2006: In his first world-title fight, Paulie Malignaggi loses to Miguel Cotto via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBO super-lightweight title.

      • June 16, 2007: Malignaggi wins the IBF super-lightweight title from Lovemore N'dou, by beating N'dou via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • May 24, 2008: Malignaggi successfully defends the IBF super-lightweight title against Lovemore N'dou, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.

      • December 12, 2009: Paulie Malignaggi beats Juan Díaz via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • April 29, 2012: Malignaggi wins the WBA welterweight title from Vyacheslav Senchenko, by beating Senchenko via 9th round TKO.


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