Paulie Malignaggi took a verbal jab at Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for his desire to move up two weight classes and fight Sergey Kovalev.
Such a fight is far from happening, but Malignaggi is sure to make everyone know he doesn’t think much of it. “What am I going to tell you? If I say something everyone’s going to get mad at me,” said Malignaggi to IFL TV when asked his opinion on Canelo potentially facing Kovalev in November. “The guy [Canelo] was fighting at light middleweight two years ago, and now he’s going to fight at light heavyweight against a guy that punches hard. What do you want me to tell you, bro? I’m basically telling you my thoughts in a round about way. I don’t even want to talk about fights like this. A joke of a sport we’ve become,” said Malignaggi.