If you thought Conor McGregor was just one and done thing in boxing, you might have to think again.
It’s no secret that the Irishman made enemies during his brief stint in the boxing world – most notably the beef between him and Paulie Malignaggi got very real.
Team McGregor leaked pictures and sparring footage from their training sessions which lead to Malignaggi leaving camp.
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After the incident, Malignaggi said he would want to fight the Irishman on St. Patrick’s Day next year. The American claimed there’s a real possibility of it actually happening according to Fight Hype.
“I know Al Haymon’s talking to Dana White. If they want the fight, they’ll make it,” said Malignaggi to Fight Hype.
“I don’t need to do all of that because Al Haymon makes anything he wants to happen, happen. The only way it doesn’t happen if this guy doesn’t have any balls.
“This fight will pay him more, this fight will get him more exposure – this fight is a bigger fight than anything else he has. There’s no more Mayweather fight, this is the biggest fight there is,” he continued.
According to Sky Sports, McGregor’s manager said not so fast.
“As it relates to mixed martial arts, I think Conor has been clear that he wants to come back and fight for the UFC. So there is no question that is going to happen. Who that is going to be and what is next is still to be determined. We are just starting to talk and explore all the options,” said Audie Attar.