Quick Facts of Paul Malignaggi
- Full NamePaul Malignaggi
- Net Worth$5 million
- Date of Birth1980 /11 /23
- NicknameMagic Man, Paul
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceSyracuse, Sicily
- ProfessionBoxer, Commentator, Actor
- Active Year2001-2017
- Height5 Feet 8 Inches
- WeightLight Welterweight
Paulie Malignaggi aka Magic Man is a former American professional boxer. He fought in the ring for 16 years from 2001-2017. He has a glorious career as he has won 36 fights out of 44 fights. Malignaggi boxed in both Light welterweight as well as Welterweight.
Paul won two world championship including IBF junior welterweight and WBA welterweight. Malignaggi is known among the fans for his quick hand speed and his athleticism. To know more about his relationship, career, and net worth, keep scrolling.
Who Is Paulie Malignaggi? His Bio And Wiki
Paul Malignaggi was born on 23rd November 1980, in Syracuse, Sicily. Malignaggi is of American nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. Paul grew up with his brother Umberto in Brooklyn. His parents are from Sicily and Paul spent most of his childhood in Syracuse, Sicily. Six years after the birth of his brother, his the family settled in Brooklyn.
Malignaggi’s parents later separated and his father moved back to Italy after a week and his mother remarried in the USA. Malignaggi and his brother didn’t get along with their new stepfather and got into a fight as well. Both the brothers left the house and stayed with their grandparents until Paul got his home.
Malignaggi got involved in several fights and had a lot of trouble in his school. The school expelled him and he started working with his grandfather. Later, Malignaggi pursued his boxing career.
Paulie Malignaggi’s Age, Height, Reach
Born on 1980, Paulie Malignaggi is currently in his late thirties. Malignaggi’s age is 38 years as of 2019. Similarly, he enjoys his birthday on every 23rd of November. His Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius.
As a former boxer, Malignaggi had an athletic body. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.74 m. His reach is 70 inches i.e. 1.78m. Similarly, the former boxer played in Light welterweight and Welterweight as well. His eyes are black and hair color is brown. Even after retirement, he has maintained his body fit and healthy.
Know About Paulie Malignaggi’s Professional Career
During his professional career, Paulie Malignaggi fought in both the Light welterweight and Welterweight category. Malignaggi turned pro in 2001, and he won his starting 21 fights. Some of his matches in Light Welterweight categories are:
- Malignaggi vs Cotto
- Cherry, N’dou vs Malignaggi
- Malignaggi vs Ngoudjo, N’dou II
- Hatton vs Malignaggi
- Malignaggi vs Diaz I, II
- Malignaggi vs Khan
Likewise, his major fights in Welterweight are:
- Malignaggi vs Senchenko, Cano
- Malignaggi vs Broner
- Judah vs Malignaggi
- Malignaggi vs Porter
- Garcia vs Malignaggi
- Malignaggi vs Fazekas, Moscatiello
- Malignaggi vs Bracero
- Eggington vs Malignaggi
Malignaggi fought with Miguel Cotto for the world title but he lost it via unanimous decision. The match took place in Madison Square Garden on 10th June 2006. After that in 2007, Paul made a comeback after defeating Edner Cherry and Lovemore N’dou to win IBF Light Welterweight championship.
Malignaggi defended his title against Herman Ngoudjo in a match at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. On November 2008, Ricky Hatton defeated Malignaggi in a match that took place in MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Paul Malignaggi Retirement
In his 16 years career, Paul Malignaggi fought in 44 fights and won 36 of them out of which 7 being won in a K.O. Malignaggi lost 8 of them and he retired on 6th March 2017, at the age of 36. After retiring Malignaggi joined Conor McGregor on 26th August 2017.
Some controversies were thrown around the sparring session between Malignaggi and Conor, so Malignaggi left Team McGregor on 3rd August 2017.
Acting And Other Media Besides Boxing
Besides his boxing career, Paul featured in Print clothing ads. Furthermore, he also appeared in the movie Undefeated in 2003 and further made a documentary on his life. Malignaggi portrayed a character in the video game for Nintendo game Punch Out! and EA Sports’ Fight Night Round 4.
Malignaggi won the world championship title in the boxing ring but also in the commentating box he won the award for Boxing Commentator for Showtime, Fox Sports 1 and Sky Sports. Likewise, Malignaggi featured in an episode Home Sweet Home of the series Blue Bloods.
Is Paulie Malignaggi Married?
Paulie Malignaggi is not married and is not dating anyone. However, he was previously in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend Jessica Corazon. In a match between Paul and Broner, Jessica became the center of attention. She even did an interview with The Ring.
In that interview, Jessica told that Paulie is a little crazy and she is supporting Adrien Broner. Jessica also told that she was pregnant with his child. However, in an interview with Thaboxingvoice.com Malignaggi said, she was just one of his many women.
Malignaggi further mentioned that Jessica wanted more out the relationship and acted like a stalker. Since then, Malignaggi is still single and is happily enjoying his singlehood.
What Is The Net Worth Of Paulie Malignaggi?
The estimated net worth of Paul Malignaggi is $5 million as of 2019. He has earned such great money from his glorious 16 years of a boxing career. Besides that, Paul also acted in a couple of movies, ads, and Video games. Malignaggi further signed with Golden Boy Promotions in 2010 and from there as well he earned good possessions.
From his fight with Broner, Malignaggi earned a career-high of $1.125 million. Currently, his source of income is his acting and commentating the boxing matches.
Paul worked really hard in and out of the ring to earn this fortune. He even owns a Ferrari F430, Mercedes Benz, Maserati Quattroporte. Ferrari cost around $200,000, Mercedes Benz cost around $50,000 and Maserati cost around $105,000.
Paul remembers how his family came to the USA and didn’t have a nice place to live in. As of now, he owns a beautiful house in the USA. After all of the hard work in the ring and becoming World champion, Malignaggi lives a luxurious lifestyle.