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Paulie Malignaggi quits as Conor McGregor sparring partner over leaked pictures

The photo from the Conor McGregor sparring session that shows Paulie Malignaggi on the canvas which is fair to say Malignaggi doesn't like.

Paulie Malignaggi now a retired boxed, has sensational quit the Conor McGregor camp ahead of the big fight with Floyd Mayweather later this month. Malignaggi was hired as a sparring partner for UFC star Conor McGregor told ESPN he won’t continue and likely will fly home after photos surfaced Thursday appearing to show McGregor in a favorable light during Tuesday’s 12-round session. This was the most intense sparring session that I’ve ever seen 😯#ufc #boxing #conormcgregor #thenotorious #thenotoriousmma #lasvegas #ireland #mayweathermcgregor #nikon #ufcphotos A post shared by Brandon Magnus Photography (@brandonmagnus_photo) on Aug 3, 2017 at 3:20pm PDT “I wanted to ...

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10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 2

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing, here I want to revisit some of the best fights of the year and their impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. Here is my Part 2 of some of the best fights of 2007. 3/17/2007 – Juan Manuel Marquez vs Marco Antonio Barrera for the Featherweight Championship This fight was a battle between two Mexican greats; one entering his prime in Marquez, while Barrera was the popular Mexican warrior. The fight featured many fireworks including in round 7 where Marquez was knockdown. However, the referee ruled the ...

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Mayweather/McGregor at it again…Full Press Conference

On Tuesday night, the first of four city press tours came to Los Angeles as the cross sports clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor began the promotion of their fight which takes place on August 26th 2017, in Las Vegas. And it was a show for all as the two competitors talked trash and traded insults…as well as a dance from McGregor and a hefty cheque that Mayweather seemed to have in his pocket! Dana White introduced his UFC competitor, Conor McGregor, and the Irishman spoke with confidence and acknowledged the crowd at the Staples Center in LA, which the ...

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Floyd Mayweather To Take on UFC’s Conor McGregor: Who Will Win?

Floyd Mayweather is soon to take on the UFC’s Conor McGregor in a cross-competition fight that is sure to attract global attention, huge revenues, and a massive audience. It sounds like the stuff of legends, but is this a fight that will go down in history or a flop for money-making? Probably both. The fight takes place on August 26th in Las Vegas. This will be the first time Floyd Mayweather has stepped into the ring since his retirement in September 2015, after beating Andre Berto to extend his record to 49-0. If he wins the fight it will take ...

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Circus coming to town – De La Hoya not impressed with Mayweather/McGregor clash

Oscar De La Hoya unimpressed with clash

With Floyd Mayweather stating he is “90 per cent” likely to face Conor McGregor by coming out of retirement and  McGregor claiming he has signed the contract for the bout, former 6 time world champion, Oscar De La Hoya has branded the showdown as a “farce” and a “circus” which could stain boxing. De La Hoya faced Mayweather 10 years ago losing on points and is dismayed that the fight will be sanctioned. In an open letter on Facebook, De La Hoya wrote, “To my fellow #boxing fans: I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of ...

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Savannah Marshall turns pro and signs to Mayweather Promotions

Savannah Marshall won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth championships

British two – time Olympian and former world amateur champion, Savannah Marshall has turned professional and has signed to Mayweather Promotions. The announcement was made last Thursday at the Gervonta Davis vs Liam Walsh press conference and the 25 year old from Hartlepool, UK described it as a “dream come true”. She has appeared at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games and has won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Marshall becomes one of three females signed to Mayweather Promotions and the ‘Silent Assassin’ is the only woman to beat two – time Olympic champion, Claressa Shields. Marshall ...

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Mcgregor – Done / Mayweather – ?

Mcgregor vs Mayweather almost done

The fight that everyone seems to be talking about; Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. A fight that would make millions for broadcasters, promoters and of course the boxers. While speaking to ESPN, UFC president Dana White confirmed, “Conor and I have agreed on a deal”. Now White will be presenting these terms to Mayweather’s team, advisor Al Haymon and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe later this week. The fight would see Conor Mcgregor earning in the region of $75 million and Mayweather around $100 million. Dana White believes that if the fight doesn’t occur this year, it wont happen ever. “It’s ...

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Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia in rare company in boxing history as unbeatens in welterweight unification

Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Tommy Hearns. Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. That is the elite company welterweight champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman will join when they meet in just the 10th unification in division history on Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center. Garcia, the WBC titleholder, and Thurman, the WBA champion, will unify the exact same titles that Leonard (WBC) and Hearns (WBA) unified in their 1981 Fight of the Year.

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Floyd Mayweather’s Fight-4-Fitness 5K held March 12th in Las Vegas

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation (TFMJF) is proud to announce their 3rd Annual Fight-4-Fitness 5K Race, 2K Walk, Kids Fun Run, and Community Day taking place Sunday, March 12 at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. This event is intended to support the movement toward more active and healthy lifestyles, while forming community alliances where awareness and empowerment serve as the nucleus for an improved quality of life.

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