What happend to Malignaggi on Showtime?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by ecdrm15, Jul 9, 2021.

  1. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 21, 2015
    To be clear, he didn't get fired for what he said; he got fired for refusing to back off those comments. I don't think he should have gotten in trouble for them, either, but you can't be that defiant to your employer when ultimately you are replaceable.

    If Showtime has a policy that its on-air talent isn't allow to make generalizations based on race, then he has to abide by that to keep his job.
  2. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Active Member Full Member

    Jul 11, 2017
    They wanted him to apologise for speaking some very mild racial truth in response to a certain boxer who was complaining about his hardships despite being wealthier than every professor in every university on the globe. Showtime is a lib corporation and couldn't be seen aligned with truth in an age of lies. Paul refused to say sorry and lost his job.
    He claims he had a good legal case against them but due to BLM and Trump v Biden election, wouldn't have had a chance of winning in the courts and would have been witchhunted etc.
    That also seems like a good analysis on his part.
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  3. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Oct 7, 2006
    How long was your ban? You were gone a long time.
  4. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    Paulie was taken out by the PC Progressive BLM racists.
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  5. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 6, 2016
    It was dumb. He tried to use haney not getting trouble for saying "white boy" proved that racial prejudice doesn't exist.

    That's extremely dumb.
  6. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile Taste it all! Full Member

    Aug 28, 2012
    He got canceled for one of the few sensible remarks he's ever made.
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  7. HolDat

    HolDat Active Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2020
    I love Chuck, but he's pretty ignorant sometimes.
  8. The Akbar One

    The Akbar One Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 1, 2007
    I miss Paulie's commentary. He was probably my favorite analyst. Had the boxing knowledge and was fairly articulate. Much better than Tim Bradley and Sergio Mora. I also like Ward's commentary.
  9. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    Cancelled over some woke bull****.
  10. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    Charles is black and can get away with it. Paulie got the axe for nothing.
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  11. Dementia Pugulistica

    Dementia Pugulistica Active Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Boxings loss as far as I'm concerned. He was one of the best boxer commentators out there. Great analysis with superb explanation. I heard he was gonna start a podcast with that other truther, Teddy Atlas...

    Not really, but I had ya going didn't I!
  12. GlassJoe

    GlassJoe 1-99 TBE Full Member

    Dec 8, 2012
    Right, he basically stated that because boxing is now an international sport we should expect people from all walks of life, ethnic, and racial backgrounds to be achieving. I'm trying to understand how that's controversial.
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  13. GlassJoe

    GlassJoe 1-99 TBE Full Member

    Dec 8, 2012
    Charles Barkley is a national treasure.
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  14. MyDentedHead

    MyDentedHead Active Member banned Full Member

    Jun 1, 2021
    But they ask guys like Steve Cunningham and Bernard Hopkins to commentate lol
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  15. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    He spit some fairly objective realness which hurt the feelings of about four people on Twitter.
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