VIDEO: Former Boxing Champion Paulie Malignaggi Gets Carried Away Like a Child During a Faceoff With Corey B

Published 08/14/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


Exhibition fights have turned into a staggering trend in the boxing universe, and they have taken over the sport for good. Over the past few years, celebrities across entertainment and other sporting verticals have laced up boxing gloves to fulfill their wish of fighting. Alongside that, several boxing icons who signed off from the sport, too, are taking an active interest in exhibition fights, and are eagerly looking to fight.

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Consequently, the former sensation of the sport, Paulie Malignaggi, too, will make a ring appearance 4 years after his retirement. Earlier, Malignaggi had no real interest in coming back and fighting again. However, his beef with Tik-Tok star, Corey B, has resulted in him electing to come back to the ring.

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The two will lock horns on October 2 in an exhibition bout. Ahead of that, the pair were involved in a faceoff at an event. Here, they were all set to enter a brawl, but the security separated the two. One of those guards carried away Malignaggi like a child.

The story between the two began when the Tik-Tok star slapped ‘Magic Man’ at a boxing event. Post that, they entered a fierce tussle and the war of words on social media continued between the two.

That said, after a considerable while of painting shots at each other, Corey B and Malignaggi will finally fight.

Paulie Malignaggi or Corey B – Who has an edge in this exhibition bout?

‘Magic Man’ will be an obvious favorite to win this fight against the entertainment sensation. This is because he has been a true veteran of boxing and has some notable fights to his name.

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However, as it’s been a while since Malignaggi left the sport, fans can expect the unexpected in the squared circle on October 2.

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Who do you think will win the exhibition boxing bout? Paulie Malignaggi or Corey B? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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