Paulie Malignaggi Speaks Out on Ricky Hatton
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (Aug 1, 2008)  
It's now official. Ricky Hatton will square off against Paulie Malignaggi this coming November 22nd. The fight's venue will be the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

In regards to his upcoming fight with Hatton, Malignaggi who was quoted by the press stated: "I am thrilled to be involved in the biggest 140-pound fight of '08."

Noting it was his first time fighting in Vegas, Malignaggi plans to use the City's nick name as inspiration. "This will be my first fight in Las Vegas, which makes it all the more exciting. Las Vegas' nickname is the 'City of Lights,' so it is only fitting that on Nov. 22, 'The Magic Man' will be lighting 'The Hitman' up all over the MGM Grand Garden Arena," said Malignaggi.

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