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*'''[[NABO]] Light Welterweight Title''' (Vacant Title)
 
*'''[[NABO]] Light Welterweight Title''' (Vacant Title)
 
*'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
 
*'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
 
*'''Announcers:''' [[Bob Papa]], [[Lennox Lewis]] and [[Max Kellerman]]
 
*'''Announcers:''' [[Bob Papa]], [[Lennox Lewis]] and [[Max Kellerman]]
  
== Notes ==
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==Notes==
* [[Juan Diaz]] 34-2 (17 KOs) vs. [[Paul Malignaggi]] 26-2 (5 KOs)
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*[[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
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*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]].
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*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 [[Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz (1st meeting)|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]].
* For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
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*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.
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*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]].
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*Title had been vacated by [[Victor Ortiz (of California)|Victor Ortiz]].
*Compubox Blows; Malignaggi 191/949 20%, Diaz 178/663 27%.
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*Ringside scorer [[Harold Lederman]] scored the fight for Malignaggi, 115-113.
*Data Boxing Stats: Controls- Malignaggi 76, circling while jabbing, Diaz 47, moving in.
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*This was a highly controversial decision, as many observers felt that Malignaggi deserved the nod. Judge Gale Van Hoy in particular was criticized for his unusually wide scorecard (118-110) in favor of Diaz.
In a very busy bout of 145 Events Per Round (Attempts + Controls), Malignaggi had a 59 to 41%  dominance. 
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*Compubox Blows: Malignaggi 191/949 20%; Diaz 178/663 27%.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:14, 13 March 2011

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.
  • Ringside scorer Harold Lederman scored the fight for Malignaggi, 115-113.
  • This was a highly controversial decision, as many observers felt that Malignaggi deserved the nod. Judge Gale Van Hoy in particular was criticized for his unusually wide scorecard (118-110) in favor of Diaz.
  • Compubox Blows: Malignaggi 191/949 20%; Diaz 178/663 27%.


Preceded by:
Ortiz vs. Arnaoutis
NABO Light Welterweight Title Fight
# 30
Succeeded by:
Galarza vs. Allotey
Interim