VIDEOS | Pro boxers react to the Conor McGregor vs Paul Malignaggi “knockdown”

UFC President Dana White sent shockwaves through the combat sports world on Friday night when he released two short clips from Conor McGregor’s sparring sessions with former two-weight champion Paulie Malignaggi.

One of the videos posted by the brash UFC boss showed what appeared to be a knockdown for McGregor.

With that said, the footage of the “knockdown” has seen it’s fair share of criticism from not only Paul Malignaggi but many fans and analysts.

Here is what some former and current professional boxers had to say about the now infamous “Knockdown” after watching the footage.

Shane Mosley

Sugar Ray Leonard

Jessie Vargas