KSI vs Logan Paul: Artem Lobov wants Paulie Malignaggi rematch on undercard

‘I wouldn’t mind getting my hands on him and giving a few more digs’

Adam Hamdani
Wednesday 25 September 2019 08:16
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Artem Lobov wants to face Paulie Malignaggi in a rematch of their bare-knuckle fight later this year on the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch undercard.

Lobov beat Malignaggi by unanimous decision in the five-round brutal fight back in June but the Italian-American believes he won, prompting calls for a rematch.

With KSI vs Paul one of the most highly anticipated fights of 2019 and likely set to be one of the most-watched too, professional fighters are clamouring to be on the card.

WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has already been confirmed to fight at the Staples Centre event, while lightweight contender Devin Haney will also feature.

Lobov too, wants in – and would be glad to fight Malignaggi once more.

“I’ve heard that he hasn’t stopped complaining, but if he wants another go, I would be more than willing,” Lobov told The Mac Life.

“Let’s do it again. He can try it again. I wouldn’t mind getting my hands on him and giving a few more digs. It’s something that I don’t think I would ever get sick of, so why not?

“If he doesn’t want to do it in the bare-knuckle, we can do it straight up boxing. Why not? Maybe me and him could be another fight, this time a real fight on the Logan Paul and KSI card. There are some boxers on there, as well.

“That card is making a lot of noise, and I need some real fights, a legit fight, and me and Paulie would be that fight. We can box on that card easily.”

Lobov is currently 2-0 in his bare-knuckle boxing career, with wins over Jason Knight and Malignaggi.

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