Let's review his career:
Lost his first fight by wide UD to a Judah brother....
Won his next 11 fights..inlcuding wins over World Champions Junior Doo Prado, Smooth Eddie Chaplin, and Pavel Molotov....
Lost his 13th fight by first round KO to Gauge Gives...
Avenged first defeat to the Josiah Judah but lost 2 mote times to Gauge Gives..once by decision and once by KO in the 3rd round.
Moved to Team Judah...
Won his next 7 fights...including 2 HUGE wins over future HOFers Mike Taylor and "Sublime" Buddy Shine and a decent win over Buddy McGirt too.
Was knocked out by Mike Taylor in the rematch and then knocked out by Sigmund Kraab after dominating the fight for 8 rounds.
Avenged loss to Kraab..TWICE..by UD....
Beat an old Roland Navarette by UD...
Was knocked out in round ONE by Zab "Super" Judah
After the loss to Judah, Paulie Malignaggi would stop Cyrus "Running Man" Virus in 9 rounds to become the #1 Contender.
In his next fight, he fought the 29-0-0 Jimmy Jack Judah and won easily...he remained the #1 contender.
After beating Jimmy Jack Judah, Paulie Malignaggi would challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the Jnr. Weltweight Belt. Malignaggi won by first round KO.
Paulie defended his belt against Jimmy Jack Judah and won by shut out...handing Judah his second loss.
Paulie lost his belt to Mike Taylor by UD.
Malignaggi would move up and shutout 2x World Champion Maxy Kokaine in his next fight.
After knocking out a tomato can, Florence Noel Armand, in 1, Paulie would lose to the bigger Cyrus "Lights Out" Virus by UD.
Malignaggi has won 2 straight comeback fights over tomato cans..both by TKO.