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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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British boxing: Paul Butler wants Jamie McDonnell fight; Terry Flanagan wants fight at Etihad; Brian Rose says his career on the line

PAUL BUTLER EYES ALL-BRITISH WORLD TITLE FIGHT WITH JAMIE MCDONNELL Former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Paul Butler is eyeing an all-British World Title showdown with Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell. The Baby Faced Assassin fights for the third time under new trainer Joe Gallagher in an eight round contest at the Manchester Arena on April 8.

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Artur Beterbiev-Sullivan Barrera cancelled, GYM speaks out on rumors

Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) president Yvon Michel has responded accordingly to unfounded allegations recently made in the media by Sullivan Barrera about GYM and its undefeated world light heavyweight contender, Artur Beterbiev, to set the record straight regarding the recently announced cancelled Beterbiev-Barrera International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight title eliminator.

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