In the lead up to his much-anticipated rematch against Nate Diaz — which is set to pop off at UFC 202 on Aug. 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada — Conor McGregor has been training with some of the best in all aspects of combat sports.
When it came to the boxing department, “Notorious” enlisted the services of former IBO welterweight champion Chris van Heerden. But what seems to have been a rather fruitful partnership may have turned sour, as Chris recently took to Twitter to express his displeasure toward the careful editing of a sparring session video that showed Conor getting plenty of good hits on the ex-champ.
The Tweet was subsequently deleted, however, you can see the evidence right here:
@FlashYourGash Conor then rang him up and threw him a few bob to delete this tweet @TheHeat001 pic.twitter.com/fhcLZKOrcz
— Diaz (@DazGooner81) July 5, 2016
Van Heerden also revealed that he was not a paid sparring partner, he was only doing it as a favor to “C-Mac.” He also went on to publish a few more tweets explaining his original one; all of which you can see here.
Not so AMAZING, I guess.
UFC 202 will also feature a light heavyweight showdown between Glover Teixeira and Anthony Johnson, as well as an entertaining welterweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Rick Story. Plus, Carlos Condit returns to face Demian Maia.
To see the latest fight card click here. And to get a closer look at the controversial sparring session check out the embedded video player below:
Source:: mma mania