BROOKLYN, NY (November 15, 2013) – Last night, former Two-Time World Champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi attended a special Thanksgiving celebration at Barclays Center for community youth.
Malignaggi joined the Brooklynettes, BrooklyKnight and LIU Brooklyn mascot for a special Thanksgiving meal for students from Project Mentor Development Council and Put Down the Guns Foundation (P.S. 161 chapter). The former Two-Division World Champion signed autographs, took photos and spoke to the youth about the importance of believing in yourself and following your dreams.
Malignaggi will see one of his dreams realized when he headlines a night of Brooklyn boxing at Barclays Center on Dec. 7 live on SHOWTIME (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) against fellow Brooklynite Five-Time Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah.
Malignaggi vs. Judah is a 12-round welterweight fight taking place on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Super Judah Promotions and sponsored by Corona, AT&T, Casamigos Tequila and Grudge Match. In the co-featured bout, Devon Alexander puts his IBF welterweight title on the line in a 12-round bout against Shawn Porter and Erislandy Lara defends his interim WBA Super Welterweight title in a 12-round fight against Austin Trout. The SHOWTIME telecast begins at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 5:00 p.m. PT immediately following ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana which begins at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 4:30 p.m. PT. The telecast will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, available at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the American Express Box Office. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK.
Photo Credit: Adam Pantozzi