IBF junior welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (24-1, 5 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Herman Ngoudjo (16-2, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at Bally's in Atlantic City. Malignaggi got off to a good start, but Ngoudjo started getting to him in the third and cut him over the left eye in the fourth. Things settled down in the fifth and sixth, but the challenger had a big round seven, punishing Malignaggi for the full three minutes. Malignaggi outboxed Ngoudjo down the stretch, but Ngoudjo closed strong. In the end, scores were Unanimous for Malignaggi.