Sports Former boxing champ claims McGregor was KO'd in sparring

11:22  17 july  2017
11:22  17 july  2017 Source:   thescore.com

Watch: Showtime drops 1st official trailer for Mayweather vs. McGregor

  Watch: Showtime drops 1st official trailer for Mayweather vs. McGregor .@FloydMayweather & @TheNotoriousMMA meet for the 1st time in open-to-the-public media tour beginning Tuesday 12:30p PT at @STAPLESCenter. pic.twitter.com/Itwk1PzM5V— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) July 7, 2017 //<![CDATA[ //<![CDATA[ //]]>// //]]>// Combat sports' next blockbuster has its first trailer. While announcing the full media tour schedule for Floyd Mayweather's upcoming boxing match with Conor McGregor, Showtime Boxing dropped the first promo for the superfight, and it's every bit as glorious as you'd expect.

With all due respect to Connor, boxing is very different to MMA and he doesn't stand a chance against a boxer as accomplished as Floyd Mayweather in the ring. "This is my last fight", Mayweather said. "There's a few of them in the mix", McGregor said.

By Boxing News on July 17, 2017. If Conor McGregor 's coach John Kavanagh is to believed, the Irish MMA star should be ready to fight ? and beat ? On a late June episode of The MMA Hour, Kavanagh claimed McGregor would be ready for the undefeatedÂ.

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Rumor has it that misfortune befell the UFC lightweight champion in one of his sparring sessions, at least according to former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. Related - Sparring partner: McGregor 'lifted me off my feet with a right uppercut'.

“Mystic Mac” (0-2 in predictions vs Nate Diaz) went as far as to claim he would KO Mayweather inside of four rounds. Meanwhile, former boxing Champ Jessie Vargas says the UFC fighter has already been knocked out by a sparring partner.

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Rumour has it that misfortune befell the UFC lightweight champion in one of his sparring sessions, at least according to former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. In a chat with Villainfy Media, Vargas says that he heard through the grapevine that McGregor was knocked out by one of his training partners.

"He got knocked out in sparring already, man," Vargas said, according to Darragh Murphy of JOE.co.uk.

Vargas wouldn't say specify his sources, only adding, "The boxing world is small, it's a small circle."

McGregor has regularly been sharing photos of his training and so far his training partners have been saying all the right things in regards to the MMA superstar's boxing skills.

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Rumor has it that misfortune befell the UFC lightweight champion in one of his sparring sessions, at least according to former WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. • White claims McGregor will '100 percent' return in 2018.

According to former boxing champion Jessie Vargas, who spoke with Villainfy Media, McGregor has already been knocked out in his preparation for Mayweather – not a good sign if true. “He got knocked out in sparring already, man!”

Related - Sparring partner: McGregor 'lifted me off my feet with a right uppercut'

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McGregor drops to less than 4-to-1 underdog in Mayweather bout .
Conor McGregor made a statement on his media tour with Floyd Mayweather in more ways than one. Mere days after he and Mayweather traded barbs at four consecutive press conferences in three countries, "The Notorious" dropped to less than a 4-to-1 underdog for their upcoming blockbuster boxing match in the Bovada sports book, according to a release obtained by MMA Fighting.McGregor - widely anointed the winner of the four-day battle of wits - was initially listed as a more than 10-to-1 underdog, and has commanded the lion's share of bets placed on the matchup thus far. However, the majority of the total cabbage has been wagered on Mayweather.

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