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Malignaggi, Hopkins to call Golden Boy Live


Bernard Hopkins and Paulie Malignaggi will join Dave Bontempo calling the action during the Aug. 19 debut of Golden Boy Live!, which will air twice a month on Fox Sports 1 and be promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, the organizations announced on Thursday.

The series’ premiere will be headlined by New York middleweights Danny Jacobs and Giovanni Lorenzo, and take place at the Best Buy Theater in midtown Manhattan.

The card will also feature welterweight Eddie Gomez against Steve Upsher Chambers, as well as 2012 U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne against an opponent to be determined.

Also expected to make appearances ringside at the event are Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, former 147-pound beltholder Luis Collazo and once-beaten lightweight Michael “The Artist” Perez.

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