Boxing

Conor McGregor says his former sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi bailed from his recent training camp because he was badly concussed during their second sparring session for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight.

McGregor says Malignaggi was too hurt for him to return for a 3rd sparring session, so he used the excuse of the leaked photos to run from the camp rather than sticking it out. According to McGregor, he was thrashing Malignaggi, battering him against the ropes and putting him on the canvas with a punch.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears to have someone in Conor McGregor’s camp that has given him the game plan for how he’ll be trying to beat him on August 26. Mayweather, 40, isn’t saying who gave him McGregor’s game plan, but it looks like he may have a spy in his camp.

It’s not as if Mayweather really needs the secret info on McGregor’s game plan. Aside from McGregor mugging Mayweather on the inside using an MMA attack plan, there’s not much he’s going to be able to do that he hasn’t seen before.

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Conor McGregor does not view middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez as fighters that he sees at the top of the sport. McGregor is lot more impressed with the fighters in the lighter weight classes.

McGregor specifically likes super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and super featherweight belt holder Vasyl Lomachenko. McGregor wishes that they would face each other, as he wants to see who the better fighter is of the two.

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