The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Malignaggi vs Moscatiello?
Paulie Malignaggi beat Antonio Moscatiello by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 12th December 2015 at The O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 120-109, 119-110, 119-110 in favor of winner Paulie Malignaggi.
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).
Malignaggi vs Moscatiello stats
Paulie Malignaggi stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Antonio Moscatiello made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Moscatiello had a massive power advantage over Malignaggi, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Malignaggi's 21%.
Paulie Malignaggi was the older man by 2 years, at 40 years old.
Both Paulie Malignaggi & Antonio Moscatiello fought out of an orthodox stance.
Malignaggi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 7 years and 3 months earlier than Moscatiello, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 241 more professional rounds, 362 to Moscatiello's 121.
Malignaggi vs Moscatiello form
Paulie Malignaggi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Gabriel Bracero on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Antonio Moscatiello on 12th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Laszlo Fazekas on 26th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Teatro Principe, Milan, Italy.
Before that, he had been beaten by Danny Garcia on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had lost to Shawn Porter on 19th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
Malignaggi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Malignaggi vs Moscatiello?
Paulie Malignaggi was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Antonio Moscatiello made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.