Ranking The Best Fighters In The World
Junior Welterweight 28 5 (5)
Last Year s Ranking: 47
Status Report: If you thought we were going to abandon Malignaggi just because he got his head handed to him by Amir Khan (KO by 11), forget it. It was a terrible style matchup for Malignaggi, who needs a little guy to come forward. Which brings us to Malignaggi s virtuoso win over Juan Diaz (W 12) in their rematch, and the first one (L 12) was pretty damn good too. Those are why he s here. His stoppage win over Michael Lozada (KO 6) is the boxing equivalent of raining frogs.
Future: Malignaggi has changed promoters and locales, moving to California from his beloved New York. Let