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Malignaggi's road to superstardom has taken many twists

Paul Malignaggi is the energizer boxer when it comes to meeting his expectations of being nothing less than the best.

Originally Published: June 5, 2007
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

You've got to respect Paul Malignaggi. You may not like his showboating, his big mouth or his gelled hair, but when it comes to the boxing ring, he's proven he belongs where he's at, which is one win away from a world title.

That's not enough for Malignaggi, though. Respect is nice, but it's only part of the equation. Winning Lovemore N'dou's IBF junior welterweight title belt on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., would also soothe some of the aches he has inside, ...

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