McGregor: If it’s eight ounce gloves, I’m struggling to give Mayweather two rounds

Conor McGregor - As fight fans now have a chance to see a short (very short) clip of the sparring sessions we've heard so much about, between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi, they also have a chance to listen to the MMA star's latest prediction regarding his August 26 showdown with Floyd Mayweather.

As fight fans now have a chance to see a short (very short) clip of the sparring sessions we’ve heard so much about, between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi, they also have a chance to listen to the MMA star’s latest prediction regarding his August 26 showdown with Floyd Mayweather.

Regarding the short clip of the sparring sessions: the clip does show Malignaggi going down, yet he appears to be off-balance and also helped down by a forearm, and the second the clip ends, Malignaggi is in the act of bouncing straight back up, clearly unhurt. Still, McGregor and his supporters are using the video clip as “proof” that he can box and that Mayweather will be in trouble, as was Malignaggi.

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Conor McGregor Media Workout Quotes, Videos & Photos

Conor McGregor -  It was “The Notorious” Conor McGregor’s turn to meet with the media on Friday from UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas, a day after Floyd “Money” Mayweather did the same in advance of their Saturday, Aug. 26, headlining attraction of a SHOWTIME PPV event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

It was “The Notorious” Conor McGregor’s turn to meet with the media on Friday from UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas, a day after Floyd “Money” Mayweather did the same in advance of their Saturday, Aug. 26, headlining attraction of a SHOWTIME PPV event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Here is what McGregor had to say Friday:

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Watch Live: McGregor, Mayweather Media Days Live Stream

FRIDAY – Conor McGregor Media Day – 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT From UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas

SHOWTIME Sports will present live HD Satellite and Internet coverage from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Media Days as the boxing legend and UFC superstar open their training camps in preparation for their August 26 SHOWTIME PPV® blockbuster from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Mayweather quotes for McGregor fight

Conor McGregor - Floyd "Money" Mayweather opened up the Mayweather Boxing Club on Thursday for a media workout ahead of his highly anticipated matchup against UFC champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug. 26 in the headlining attraction of a SHOWTIME PPV event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Floyd “Money” Mayweather opened up the Mayweather Boxing Club on Thursday for a media workout ahead of his highly anticipated matchup against UFC champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug. 26 in the headlining attraction of a SHOWTIME PPV event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Joining Mayweather at the media workout were a trio of fighters competing under the Mayweather Promotions banner who enter the ring in undercard attractions on SHOWTIME PPV.

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Shawn Porter vs Thomas Dulorme on Mayweather McGregor undercard

Conor McGregor - Former world champion and top welterweight contender "Showtime" Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) will take on former title challenger Thomas Dulorme (24-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-round showdown that headlines Mayweather vs. McGregor preliminary bouts presented by Mayweather Promotions live on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, Aug. 26 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Former world champion and top welterweight contender “Showtime” Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) will take on former title challenger Thomas Dulorme (24-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-round showdown that headlines Mayweather vs. McGregor preliminary bouts presented by Mayweather Promotions live on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, Aug. 26 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

“As always I’m just excited to get in the ring and perform,” said Porter. “I think fighting on network television again will be awesome and a huge opportunity for me. And to do it before one of the most anticipated sporting events ever is even more exciting. I feel like I’ve earned this spot and I’m ready to give the people the appetizer they deserve! ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter never disappoints and I will prove that again on August 26.”

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Gervonta Davis vs Francisco Fonseca on Mayweather vs. McGregor undercard

Conor McGregor - Two world championship fights including a title defense by America's youngest world champion are part of the trio of high stakes matchups on the Mayweather vs. McGregor SHOWTIME PPV undercard on Saturday, Aug. 26 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and presented by Mayweather Promotions.

Two world championship fights including a title defense by America’s youngest world champion are part of the trio of high stakes matchups on the Mayweather vs. McGregor SHOWTIME PPV undercard on Saturday, Aug. 26 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and presented by Mayweather Promotions.

The four-fight SHOWTIME PPV event, beginning live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, is headlined by the unprecedented super welterweight matchup between boxing’s undefeated all-time great Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor. In the co-featured bout, undefeated rising star Gervonta “Tank” Davis will make the second defense of his IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship against undefeated challenger Francisco Fonseca as the 22-year-old looks to continue his reign as the youngest current champion from the U.S.

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Vasyl Lomachenko offers to spar with Conor McGregor!

Conor McGregor - With “Magic Man” Paulie Malignaggi out as Conor McGregor's chief sparring partner, the MMA star has just been offered the opportunity to go “ Hi-Tech.” No less than pound-for-pound star (some say P-4-P number-one) Vasyl Lomachenko took to social media earlier today, offering his services in asking McGregor if he “needs another sparring partner.”

With “Magic Man” Paulie Malignaggi out as Conor McGregor’s chief sparring partner, the MMA star has just been offered the opportunity to go “ Hi-Tech.” No less than pound-for-pound star (some say P-4-P number-one) Vasyl Lomachenko took to social media earlier today, offering his services in asking McGregor if he “needs another sparring partner.”

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Dan Hardy Joins Sky Sports For Mayweather vs Mcgregor

Conor McGregor - Former Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) and UFC star Dan Hardy will join Sky Sports Box Office for the upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in Las Vegas. Hardy will join former boxing world champions Carl Froch and Johnny Nelson in the studio and commentary booth, as the worlds of boxing and MMA collide.

Former Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) and UFC star Dan Hardy will join Sky Sports Box Office for the upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in Las Vegas. Hardy will join former boxing world champions Carl Froch and Johnny Nelson in the studio and commentary booth, as the worlds of boxing and MMA collide.

Nicknamed ‘The Outlaw’, Hardy is a pioneer of British MMA and his skills have led him to the top of the UFC welterweight division, competing for the world title in 2010. As an analyst and commentator on the night, Hardy will give viewers expert analysis of the sport, the skills that translate to boxing, and McGregor’s career to date.

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Jimmy Burchfield Sr. on Mayweather-McGregor fight

Conor McGregor - By Classic Entertainment & Sports CEO Jimmy Burchfield Sr.: Everywhere I go, people ask me what I think about the big fight on Aug. 26th between Floyd Mayweather Jr., the pound-for-pound greatest boxer of our generation, and Conor McGregor, MMA's "notorious" bad boy and No. 1 draw worldwide.

By Classic Entertainment & Sports CEO Jimmy Burchfield Sr.: Everywhere I go, people ask me what I think about the big fight on Aug. 26th between Floyd Mayweather Jr., the pound-for-pound greatest boxer of our generation, and Conor McGregor, MMA’s “notorious” bad boy and No. 1 draw worldwide.

From the week-long press tour, to the verbal sparring from both sides, and the social media frenzy over the past few weeks, there’s no doubt Mayweather-McGregor will set records as one of the most hyped and highly-anticipated fights in decades.

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Paulie Malignaggi lays into former spar-mate Conor McGregor: He whimpers like a girl when ripped to the body

Conor McGregor - Former heavyweight king Mike Tyson caused something of a stir when he said, after beating up Tyrell Biggs almost 30 years ago, how his hated (at the time) rival “made woman-type gestures when I hit him to the body.” Well, Paulie Malignaggi, via twitter, has fired similar shots at MMA star/soon to become a boxer, Conor McGregor.

Former heavyweight king Mike Tyson caused something of a stir when he said, after beating up Tyrell Biggs almost 30 years ago, how his hated (at the time) rival “made woman-type gestures when I hit him to the body.” Well, Paulie Malignaggi, via twitter, has fired similar shots at MMA star/soon to become a boxer, Conor McGregor.

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