Paulie Malignaggi News

Oct 16, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Paulie Malignaggi claims talks are occurring for possible Conor McGregor fight

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the buildup of Conor McGregor‘s recent boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was his beef with Paulie Malignaggi. Malignaggi was originally brought into McGregor’s camp as a training partner, but after feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by the Irishman and his team, he departed. Since...

Oct 4, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Paulie Malignaggi still pushing for McGregor fight: He’s a con artist and he’s conned all these idiot fans

Former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi is still not letting his beef with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor go. The two had a couple of sparring sessions together after McGregor’s team asked Malignaggi to help “The Notorious” prepare for his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather. Their training relationship came to an end after Malignaggi...

Oct 3, 2017 5:22 pm

Paul Malignaggi and UFC’s Chase Sherman Go at it on Twitter

Twitter is basically the UFC’s 24-hour a day press conference for fights that are and could never happen. Some fights are born and bred by social media. Just recently, Daniel Cormier let Volkan Oezdemir that he wants him to have the next shot based off of Twitter responses. However, a fight between Paul Malignaggi and...

Oct 3, 2017 6:00 am

Paulie Malignaggi trashes “p*ssy” Conor McGregor, challenges him to back up talk

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor climbed through the ropes for a boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Strangely, one of the biggest stories to emerge in the lead-up to this blockbuster battle was McGregor’s sizzling beef with boxer Paulie Malignaggi. Malignaggi was originally brought into McGregor’s camp as a sparring...

Oct 1, 2017 3:30 pm

Joe Cortez guarantees that McGregor vs. Malignaggi would be better than Conor vs. Floyd

Joe Cortez firmly believes that a bout between Conor McGregor and Paul Malignaggi would result in a more entertaining contest when compared to August’s Mayweather vs. McGregor bout. In a recent interview with Helen Yee, ESPN’s Cortez discussed the potential McGregor vs. Malignaggi grudge match. “That was a lot of fun while it was happening.”...

Sep 28, 2017 9:46 am

Conor McGregor Wanted to Fight Paul Malignaggi in the UFC

Flashback to the chaos of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, with Paul Malignaggi orbiting the pandemonium like a satellite. The fight world moves so fast that their controversial sparring sessions and the infamous knockdown/pushdown photos seem like distant memories. Still, McGregor felt disrespected and wanted to take that out on Malignaggi during camp. According to...

Sep 20, 2017 11:46 am

Intriguing odds released for a potential Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi bout

Just when the dust started to settle between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi, bookies have brought up the two former sparring partners names up again for a fight. Malignaggi had previously called McGregor out to a boxing match when there was just talk of the UFC lightweight champion fighting...

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 am

Joe Rogan’s advice to Paulie Malignaggi: Shut the f*ck up

Paulie Malignaggi was brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp for Floyd Mayweather as an ally. He left as an arch enemy. Since Malignaggi departed McGregor’s headquarters, he’s taken every opportunity to berate the Irishman, attacking him in interviews, and trashing him on social media. Eventually, Malignaggi even began attacking other members of the MMA community,...

Aug 30, 2017 10:14 am

Paulie Malignaggi received a clear warning from another UFC champion

Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi is no fan of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. After joining the Irishman’s camp to help him prepare for Floyd Mayweather Jr., he abruptly stormed out, feeling that he’d been unfairly represented by the champ and his team. Since then, Malignaggi has repeatedly berated McGregor in interviews and on social...

Aug 30, 2017 8:23 am

Paulie Malignaggi clarifies on claims that he was a spy for Floyd Mayweather

For a brief period, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi served a sparring partner for Conor McGregor in an effort to help the Irishman prepare for his Saturday scrap with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, McGregor and Malignaggi’s work together spawned one of the most high-profile beefs in combat sports, as Malignaggi didn’t like how he was portrayed by the...

Aug 28, 2017 6:34 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Mayweather defeated “tactically brilliant” Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor did better against Floyd Mayweather than any of his haters expected. That includes his sparring partner turned nemesis Paulie Malignaggi, who broke the fight down in a post-fight discussion with MMAFighting. According to Malignaggi, McGregor was quite impressive in the first few rounds, but the ceaseless pressure applied by Mayweather –part of the...

Aug 27, 2017 8:40 am

VIDEO | Paul Malignaggi reacts to Floyd Mayweather stopping Conor McGregor

Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor surprised a lot of people with his performance against Floyd Mayweather last night in Las Vegas. “Mystic Mac” had a very strong opening four rounds, which saw him land some solid body shots along with his lightning quick straight left on Mayweather. Unfortunately for fans of...

Aug 26, 2017 6:56 am

VIDEO | Paul Malignaggi Went After Conor McGregor Fans Last Night at Weigh-ins

Today is the day. After Conor McGregor boxes Floyd Mayweather, we can put this all behind us. It’s been a wild and crazy ride, but it’s finally coming to an end. That is, unless your name is Paul Malignaggi. He’s trying to get a fight with McGregor by any means necessary. They’ve even almost exchanged...

Aug 25, 2017 6:34 am

VIDEO | New Clips of McGregor Beating Malignaggi in Sparring Just Dropped

This is the song that never ends, Paul Malignaggi just keeps getting worse and worse, my friends. Late last night, it was “revealed” that Malignaggi may have been used by Floyd Mayweather to infiltrate Conor McGregor’s camp. This may have been one of the decisions that backfired against Mayweather, because Malignaggi ended up locked into...

Aug 22, 2017 4:26 pm

Paul Malignaggi Explains His Altercation with Conor McGregor

The chaos that just broke out at Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s media day hasn’t settled down too much. Paul Malignaggi and McGregor just an an epic confrontation outside in the parking lot which almost came to blows. All the videos were loud, you could barely make out what anyone was saying, and it all...

Aug 22, 2017 3:15 pm

BREAKING | Paul Malignaggi Confronts Conor McGregor in Heated Altercation

It’s media day for Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather but he focus is going to be completely on that other boxer that got mixed up in this. After all the controversy leading up to the event, Paul Malignaggi ran into McGregor out at the event today and things got serious real quick. If they weren’t already...

Aug 22, 2017 2:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh mocking Paulie Malignaggi again?

Take it as you may, but whether you like it or not, this isn’t the first time Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh has mentioned something about a “push” on social media. On Monday, Kavanagh posted a photo of himself with his back on the canvas wearing boxing gloves as “The Notorious” stood above looking...

Aug 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Malignaggi reveals ‘dirty’ habits from sparring that could affect the outcome of Mayweather vs McGregor

Former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi has been a common name seen in the media headlines recently. The reasons being Malignaggi’s boxing career tethered to his controversial experience in Conor McGregor’s training camp for his mega-million dollar fight against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi is no longer helping with McGregor’s training camp as he removed himself...

Aug 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Former boxing sparring partner points out Conor McGregor’s discernible weaknesses

It comes as no surprise to former IBO and IBF welterweight boxing champion Chris van Heerden that Paulie Malignaggi and Conor McGregor’s relationship ended on a sour note. Van Heerden also helped McGregor out with some sparring for his rematch with Nate Diaz and was at the punching end of an edited video clip that...

Aug 16, 2017 3:20 pm

McGregor Tells Malignaggi to Shut His Mouth and Get in Line to Fight Him

  Conor McGregor pre-fight conference calls have always been a must-listen, so of course you can’t miss the audio from today’s May/Mac call. In less than two weeks, McGregor will step into the ring and box Floyd Mayweather. However, it’s that other boxer that keeps creeping into the conversation. After ‘knocking down’ Paul Malignaggi in...

Aug 16, 2017 1:52 pm

Boxing referee analyzes Conor McGregor’s knockdown of Paulie Malignaggi

The fight that could break all the records and be the richest fight in all of combat sports is less than two weeks away as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are busy preparing for their mega-money fight. With the news of the Nevada Athletic Commission approving the glove size going down to 8 ounces instead...

Aug 16, 2017 6:35 am

Dana White: Paulie Malignaggi left Conor McGregor camp “for his health”

Paulie Malignaggi’s time as a part of Conor McGregor‘s training camp for Floyd Mayweather was brief. Just days into his work with McGregor, the former two-division boxing champ began feeling that he was being poorly portrayed by the Irish star and his entourage, and stormed out. At least, that’s the story Malignaggi has given. UFC President...