Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Paul Malignaggi
2006-06-10 : Miguel Cotto 138¼ lbs beat Paul Malignaggi 138¼ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Steve Smoger
- Judge: Don Trella 115-112
- Judge: Glenn Feldman 116-111
- Judge: Peter Trematerra 116-111
- World Boxing Organization Light Welterweight Title (Cotto's 6th defense)
- Weights: 138.25 lbs (each)
- Promoter: Top Rank
- Malignaggi was down in the second round, and in the fifth he suffered a cut over the left eye, about an inch and a half long on the outer edge above the lid.
- By round eleven he was showing nose, lip and right jaw puff injuries. The post bout examination showed he had a broken right cheek bone.