Shawn Porter vs.Paul Malignaggi

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Shawn Porter beat Paul Malignaggi by TKO at 1:14 in round 4 of 12

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  • Shawn Porter 23-0 (14 KOs) vs. Paulie Malignaggi 33-5 (7 KOs)
  • Fight was on the undercard of Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov.
  • Malignaggi entered as a 2-to-1 betting underdog. [1]
  • Porter entered as the # 6 welterweight contender in the world according The Ring Magazine. Malignaggi was ranked as the # 8 contender by the same publication. Floyd Mayweather Jr. held the magazine's welterweight title at the time of the fight. [2]
  • A double jab, which proved to be Porter's best weapon of the night, opened a cut under the left eye of Malignaggi in round one.
  • A right hand behind the ear, preceded by two jabs, sent Malignaggi down for a three count early in round four. Porter hurt Malignaggi with a lunging left hook moments later and a barrage, which included a couple of clean right hands, sent Malignaggi down and under the bottom rope. The referee waved an end to the bout without beginning a count.

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