Difference between revisions of "Juan Diaz vs. Paul Malignaggi (1st meeting)"

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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]]
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*'''[[NABO]] Light Welterweight Title''' (Vacant Title)
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*'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
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*'''Announcers:''' [[Bob Papa]], [[Lennox Lewis]] and [[Max Kellerman]]
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== 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)
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* For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
 
* For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
 
* The broadcast included a seven-minute tribute to late world champions [[Alexis Arguello]], [[Arturo Gatti]] and [[Vernon Forrest]]. All three died tragically in July.
 
* The broadcast included a seven-minute tribute to late world champions [[Alexis Arguello]], [[Arturo Gatti]] and [[Vernon Forrest]]. All three died tragically in July.
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*Title had been vacated by [[Victor Ortiz]].
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title=[[NABO Light Welterweight Title Fights|NABO Light Welterweight Title Fight]]<br># 30|
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Revision as of 05:21, 23 August 2009

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

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.
  • The broadcast included a seven-minute tribute to late world champions Alexis Arguello, Arturo Gatti and Vernon Forrest. All three died tragically in July.
  • Title had been vacated by Victor Ortiz.


Preceded by:
Ortiz vs. Arnaoutis
NABO Light Welterweight Title Fight
# 30
Succeeded by:
Current