UFC 222 McGregor advised by Paulie Malignaggi to retire from the MMA and Boxing

UFC 222 McGregor advised by Paulie Malignaggi to retire from the MMA and Boxing
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Former two-weight world champion and American Boxing Commentator Paulie Malignaggi advise Conor McGregor to retire from the boxing world. He has insisted that Conor McGregor should retire and walk away from any fights in either UFC or boxing. While McGregor is preparing for his next boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jnr. McGregor has not fought in MMA since he won the UFC’s lightweight championship in November 2016. The UFC’s lightweight champion entered the boxing world on last August 2017 to take his win against Floyd Mayweather Jr in a Multi-million-pound bout. But his first venture into the boxing ring was an unsuccessful one because he technically knocked out by Floyd in the tenth round in the tenth round of the match.

Paulie Malignaggi said about McGregor “he got crushed around by Mayweather in the tenth round. He won’t draw close to me now and, I don’t figure he should battle at all. If he is intelligent he should clear out. He’s not a decent boxer and in MMA, he needs to stand up in front of some solid contenders”.

Why Malignaggi said this?

Malignaggi is a 36-year-old former double champion, he won his first world belt in 2007, beating Lovemore N’Dou for the IBF light welterweight title. He defended that title twice in a rematch with the South African N’Dou at the City of Manchester Stadium. He is known for his shocking moves. His relation with Conor is now toxic because On August 20th he left McGregor’s training camp after a 12-round sparring session from which photographs and video clips emerged showing him being knocked down by McGregor.

He claims that the President of the UFC edited clips intentionally skewed to show him in a bad light and prop McGregor’s image.  Malignaggi turned up in a press conference and blow up after McGregor taunting him. Both players were pulled apart by a security person, Malignaggi was teasing McGregor about his previous boxing match against Mayweather, which is lost by McGregor in the 10th round.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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