Borough President Eric Adams takes the ring with Paulie Malignaggi to ‘Knockout Obesity’

The event raised money for a program that

The event raised money for a program that introduces young people to boxing. (March 26, 2014 9:35 AM)

Borough President Eric Adams stepped into the ring with a pro-boxer to try and knock out obesity.

Adams faced off against Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi, a boxer from Benshonhurst who trained at Gleason's Gym before becoming a champion.

Malignaggi donated $25,000 toward the Knockout Obesity campaign, a program that introduces youth to boxing through various outreach programs.


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