Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi may not be happening in the ring anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean there is no action going on.
Controversial UFC star Conor McGregor has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Be it his recent racist post about Khabib’s wife or be it the recent arrest that he faced in Florida, it seems that Conor just can’t keep away from controversies. Up next comes the Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi social media controversy.
Here’s a closer look at what happened between the two and would this possibly lead to a Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi match:
Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi: The Social Media Battle
After the altercation between Malignaggi and Lobov, McGregor posted 21 pictures of him sparring with Malignaggi and beating him while he prepared to face Floyd “money” Mayweather for a boxing match in 2017. In a reply to this Twitter humiliation, Malignaggi posted an Instagram video of McGregor sparring where he was beaten by an amateur.
To further the Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi social media battle, Malignaggi also pointed out that McGregor has just taken stills and not posted the entire video where Paulie claims he got the better of McGregor.
Will This Lead to Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi in the Octagon?
While there is clear beef between the two of them: it is uncertain whether we will get to see Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi battle it out in the UFC anytime. This is because McGregor has been dropping hints of retirement while Malignanggi has retired from boxing but has signed an exclusive contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship