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'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
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'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)<br>
 
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'''Announcers:''' [[Bob Papa]], [[Lennox Lewis]] and [[Max Kellerman]]
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* [[Juan Diaz]] 34-2 (17 KOs) vs. [[Paul Malignaggi]] 26-2 (5 KOs)
 
* [[Juan Diaz]] 34-2 (17 KOs) vs. [[Paul Malignaggi]] 26-2 (5 KOs)
 
* Diaz entered as the # 2 lightweight in the world according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Malignaggi, a 4-1 underdog, was ranked the # 6 junior welterweight by the same publication
 
* Diaz entered as the # 2 lightweight in the world according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Malignaggi, a 4-1 underdog, was ranked the # 6 junior welterweight by the same publication
 
* Diaz came in with a record of 1-2 in his previous three bouts and was coming off the first knockout [[Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz|loss]] of his professional career; a 9th Round TKO to [[Juan Manuel Marquez]] six months earlier. Malignaggi was 1-1 in his last two with the [[Ricky Hatton vs. Paul Malignaggi|defeat]] coming by way of 11th Round TKO to [[Ricky Hatton]].
 
* Diaz came in with a record of 1-2 in his previous three bouts and was coming off the first knockout [[Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz|loss]] of his professional career; a 9th Round TKO to [[Juan Manuel Marquez]] six months earlier. Malignaggi was 1-1 in his last two with the [[Ricky Hatton vs. Paul Malignaggi|defeat]] coming by way of 11th Round TKO to [[Ricky Hatton]].
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* For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Revision as of 11:34, 22 August 2009

2009-08-22 : Juan Diaz 137¼ lbs beat Paul Malignaggi 138¼ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Aired On: HBO Boxing After Dark (Main Event)
Announcers: Bob Papa, Lennox Lewis and Max Kellerman

Notes

  • Juan Diaz 34-2 (17 KOs) vs. Paul Malignaggi 26-2 (5 KOs)
  • Diaz entered as the # 2 lightweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Malignaggi, a 4-1 underdog, was ranked the # 6 junior welterweight by the same publication
  • Diaz came in with a record of 1-2 in his previous three bouts and was coming off the first knockout loss of his professional career; a 9th Round TKO to Juan Manuel Marquez six months earlier. Malignaggi was 1-1 in his last two with the defeat coming by way of 11th Round TKO to Ricky Hatton.
  • For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.