Broner tweaks Malignaggi after bout
Adrien Broner talked plenty of trash ahead of his fight with WBA welterweight champ Paulie Malignaggi. Saturday night, Broner backed it up, winning a split decision and then rubbing it in his face. The line of the night? "I'm good. I beat Paulie. I left with his belt and his girl."
Wait, what was that last part?
Warning: This video contains some vulgar language.
For those who didn't follow the lead-up to the fight, which was spectacular all on its own, here's the gist. At a seriously NSFW press conference in early May, Broner (wearing a Hey Paulette shirt to boot) called a woman named Jessica Corazon, who he said was Malignaggi's ex-girlfriend, and put her on speaker after telling a long, winding story saying Malignaggi had hit her.
Malignaggi laughed it off at the time and gave as good as he got in the press conference. And when Broner brought Jessica to the final press conference before the fight, Malignaggi called her out specifically -- mocking her after she couldn't give his mother's name.
But he wasn't laughing Saturday night after losing on two of the three judges' cards. First, his belt: "I'm not saying it was fixed, but it's always the most connected fighters who get the decisions," Malignaggi complained afterward, insinuating Broner had a helping hand in winning the decision. Second, his girl: "Don't talk about stealing my side piece -- that's my side piece," he screamed at Broner after the post-fight boast.
For her part, Corazon gives her side of the story here.
And before we go, Broner also showed off this awesome double gold grill and shouted out his jeweler in between his post-fight taunts.