Paulie Malignaggi didn’t wait lengthy to mock Conor McGregor after he suffered a damaged leg and misplaced to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.
The previous boxer has a lengthy working feud with the MMA star stemming again to a leaked sparring video from 2017 and debate over whether or not a knockdown happened in McGregor’s favour.
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Malignaggi retired from his sport in 2017 earlier than returning to fight in 2019 for a bare-knuckle combat in opposition to McGregor’s good friend and teammate Artem Lobov.
Though he wholeheartedly refutes the choice, the American misplaced misplaced to Lobov by UD, which didn’t settle the feud in his eyes.
He has since referred to as for a boxing match with McGregor, although his callouts have gone unanswered.
This 12 months, Malignaggi has twice obtained his want of seeing the Irishman defeated, albeit not by him.
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Again in January, Malignaggi very a lot loved watching Poirier knock McGregor out within the trilogy combat.
He was seemingly delighted as soon as extra on Saturday evening.
An exhilarating first spherical noticed each McGregor and Poirier alternate leg kicks and nasty elbows.
However simply earlier than the bell, the Infamous snapped his ankle and fell backwards onto the facet of the cage.
He survived the spherical however the combat was referred to as off as he couldn’t proceed – Poirier incomes the win by physician’s stoppage.
Malignaggi posted a meme on social media of a mocked up movie poster ‘Weekend at Conor’s’, exhibiting McGregor being held up by Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
He captioned the picture: “Love a superb old skool film, goodnight everybody.”