Amir Khan vs Paulie Malignaggi - Thoughts on the Scuffle
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing (May 15, 2010) Special to Doghouse Boxing (Photo © HBO)  
I’m sure you saw the two camps of Khan and Malignaggi scuffle at their weigh-in on Friday afternoon, where everyone jostled and did a lot of shoving, screaming and threatening. I enjoy this stuff as much as everyone else, but can you recall a fight where this type of incident has taken place, where the fight ended up being an actual slugfest?

From what I can remember, usually, when something like this takes place, the fight is a huge letdown. Sometimes, it’s just a tool to promote a fight that isn’t garnering all that much interest.

I vividly recall just how putrid the fight was between Bernard Hopkins and Winky Wright back in 2007 after they had a tiff at the weigh-in. Of course, it didn’t help that Hopkins later admitted that the whole thing was staged.

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