Barclays Center, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Garcia vs Malignaggi?
Danny Garcia beat Paulie Malignaggi by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 1st August 2015 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Garcia vs Malignaggi stats
Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paulie Malignaggi made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had a massive power advantage over Malignaggi, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Malignaggi's 21%.
Danny Garcia was the younger man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Malignaggi. Despite this, Malignaggi had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Danny Garcia & Paulie Malignaggi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 year and 4 months later than Malignaggi, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 80 less professional rounds, 282 to Malignaggi's 362.
Garcia vs Malignaggi form
Garcia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ivan Redkach on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Malignaggi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 13 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 years, 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Garcia vs Malignaggi?
Danny Garcia was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Paulie Malignaggi made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.