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Video: New sparring footage emerges of Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi

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Article Source – bloodyelbow.com

A new video has emerged of Conor McGregor seemingly getting the better of Paulie Malignaggi in sparring.

Another snippet of video footage has been released of the sparring session between Conor McGregor and former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi at SBG Ireland in Dublin.

McGregor, the current UFC lightweight champion, invited Malignaggi to Ireland as a sparring partner but the former boxer abruptly left camp after just a couple of days, citing mistreatment from team McGregor.

Malignaggi, who will feature as a commentator for the Showtime broadcast of Mayweather vs. McGregor, wasn’t happy with some of the photos released on McGregor’s social media account.

Malignaggi disputed that one of the photos, which showed the 36-year-old on the canvas, misrepresented what actually happened. ‘Magic Man’ states that he was pushed to the ground while McGregor, 29, claims he knocked him down with a punch.

‘The Notorious’ released the footage of the knockdown, but that only seemed to make matters worse.

Yesterday, new footage was released of McGregor landing more clean shots against Malignaggi, but the full 12 rounds will not be uploaded until after Aug. 26. UFC president Dana White and former UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta were also featured in the video.

McGregor is set to take on Floyd Mayweather Jr. tomorrow night, August 26, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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