Former super lightweight and welterweight world champion Paulie Malignaggi (34-7, 7 KOs) outpointed Hungarian journeyman Laszlo Fazekas (27-22-1, 17 KOs) over eight rounds on Saturday night at the famed Principe Theater in Milan. Scores were 79-72, 80-71, 80-71. “The Magic Man” could now return to Italy for a showdown with European welterweight champion Gianluca Branco next.
Post fight quotes: @paulmalignaggiJust wanted to let all my fans know we got the win tonight in Milan, Unanimous Decision. Felt good to get the hand raised for the 34th time. Above all, truly an honor to fight on Italian soil, and the love from the crowd was unreal. 🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹 Really needed discipline to prep for this fight & it felt great to get the win. Thanks to #TeamMalignaggi and all my fans for the support!! Now it’s back to the states tomorrow. Straight to Vegas to work #PBConFS1 Tuesday night lol. Wouldn’t have it any other way!!