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Paulie Malignaggi Confirms That He Will Be Joining Conor McGregor Camp Very Shortly

Paulie Malignaggi will be joining Conor McGregor’s training camp in Las Vegas this week. The recently retired boxer and current Showtime analyst revealed several weeks back that he had been asked to act as a sparring partner for McGregor ahead of the Irishman’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th. In recent days, however, Malignaggi had expressed …

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Watch: Floyd Mayweather Sr. Raps About Mayweather-McGregor Fight

A lot has been made of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor press tour. Both stars have already delivered many highlight reel verbals. But Floyd Mayweather Sr. has had his own standout moments too.  When McGregor and Mayweather took to the stage for the first night of their press tour, some fans were left slightly disappointed. Those hoping for a UFC-style press conference …

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Showtime Issue Statement Addressing Claim They Cut McGregor’s Microphone During Presser

Near the beginning of tonight’s Mayweather – McGregor press conference broadcast from Toronto, Brian Custer read out a statement released by the executive vice president and general manager of Showtime Sports, Stephen Espinoza. “At no point did Showtime or event productions cut any microphones intentionally during Tuesday’s kickoff event in Los Angeles,” began the statement. The previous evening, during the …

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Watch Live: Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor Toronto Presser

The expansive Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor press tour/circus continues tonight, as the production moves from Los Angeles to Toronto, Canada and the Budweiser Stage. The first presser was very flat in spots, with some needless fluff, and entertaining in others. We forecast more of the same for tonight. Expect analysis from Messrs Paulie Malignaggi, Mauro Ranallo and Brendan Schaub …

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Mayweather’s Rebuttal To McGregor’s Claims That He ‘Cried About The Gloves’ Makes Perfect Sense

There was a moment during Tuesday night’s opening Mayweather – McGregor presser when Floyd Mayweather Jr. claimed that he would be open to the idea of battling Conor McGregor in gloves smaller than the 10 ounce variety that is specified in the contract for their August 26th fight. “If you want 8 ounce gloves, let’s put 8 ounce gloves on,” shouted …

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How, When And Where To Watch The Second Mayweather – McGregor Presser

Last night’s Mayweather – McGregor press conference in Los Angeles had it’s moments but it was perhaps a little underwhelming. The format, which was more akin to a traditional boxing presser than a UFC media event, allowed for little interaction between the fighters and no input from the journalists assembled on site. On top of that, Conor McGregor revealed that …

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Watch: McGregor Gives Fans A Taste Of What’s To Come At Mayweather Presser In Latest Interview

Perhaps giving fans a little taste of what they can expect from tonight’s opening McGregor vs Mayweather press conference at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Conor McGregor told TMZ that Floyd Mayweather Jr. “should have stayed retired”, before adding, “but he’s fucked now.” McGregor was strutting down Rodeo Drive on Monday when the entertainment media outlet’s intrepid reporters caught …

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Twitter: Coach Kavanagh Has A Cheeky Pop At Mayweather Over His Issues With The IRS

In mid-June, Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a pretty cringe-worthy video in which he laid out what he called the ‘Mayweather Challenge’. “The ‘Mayweather Challenge’ is when you’re really living it, when you ain’t fronting and you ain’t lying to the people, when you’re really living the real lifestyle that you say you’re living,” said the former pound for pound king …

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Watch: Golovkin’s Coach Calls McGregor A ‘Mutt’, Viciously Slams Mayweather Fight

Those involved in the highly-anticipated middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on September 16th continue to sling mud at the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight. Alvarez’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya has been vociferous in his criticism of the cross-codes match-up for months now, despite previously suggesting he would be happy to promote a bout …

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Holm On Differences Between Her Transition From Boxing And McGregor’s Transition To Boxing

How many times since the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. saga began have we heard somebody use the unimaginative yet admittedly accurate phrase, ‘MMA and boxing are two completely different sports’? Many, many times, right? Occasionally somebody goes a little deeper and makes the point that even though boxing is a part of MMA, it’s a completely different style …

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Watch: Andre Ward Explains Why He Thinks Mayweather Won’t Have It So Easy Against McGregor

It’s perhaps a little surprising that Andre Ward is among the few boxers suggesting Conor McGregor might be more competitive against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th than conventional wisdom proclaims. Ward after all is cut from the same cloth as Mayweather, a rare fighter that thinks defence first, a true believer in the ‘hit and don’t get hit’ philosophy, …

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