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Broner-Malignaggi set for June

Updated: April 26, 2013, 8:31 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Brash lightweight titlist Adrien Broner will move up two weight classes to challenge welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi on June 22, Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday.

The fight, the headliner of a Showtime card, will take place at Barclays Center in New York, Malignaggi's hometown, and will include heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell in a rematch in the co-feature.

"This [kind of major] fight was the main motivation for winning my second world championship ...

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