Paulie Malignaggi will be traveling to England and squaring off against Sam Eggington for the WBC international welterweight title. We preview the betting odds for Eggington vs Malignaggi here.
Betting odds have Sam Eggington as the (-225) favorite with Paulie Malignaggi as the (+175) underdog at Bovada.
- Sam Eggington to win by KO (+225)
- Sam Eggington to win by Decision (+137)
- Paulie Malignaggi to win by KO (+2200)
- Paulie Malignaggi to win by Decision (+187)
- Draw (+2000)
The boxing fans in England have always appreciated Paulie Malignaggi, even more so than fans in America. That is why he will be well received when he faces local fighter Sam Eggington in a welterweight clash.
Malignaggi will be looking to move into the welterweight top 10 list with a win, while Eggington will be looking to add a marquee name to his resume. Malignaggi will definitely be the most well known fighter Eggington has faced, as all of his previous opponents have been from the British domestic scene.
Eggington is coming off an impressive TKO of Frankie Gavin and if Paulie decides to stand toe-to-toe with him he could get stopped as well. Although it is not likely that Paulie will stand there and present an easy target. Instead, Paulie will likely use his movement and boxing skill to try and steal a decision on foreign soil.
Paulie can draw inspiration from the fact that Eggington was thoroughly outboxed by Bradley Skeete and was susceptible to the jab -- something that Paulie is well known for.