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

11:22  17 july  2017
11:22  17 july  2017 Source:   theScore

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Boxer Jessie Vargas has been the WBA and IBO super lightweight champ and the WBO welterweight title holder, and in his interview with Villainfy Media in the video above, he says the " boxing world is small." However, this isn't even the first report that sparring reveals McGregor 's weaknesses, as

Vargas, 27-2, recently told Villainfy Media that McGregor was KO ’ d in training. According to him, news travels fast in the boxing world. "He got knocked out in sparring already, man!" 10 Former Champs Possibly Still in UFC Doghouse.

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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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Recently, McGregor sparred former IBO and IBF welterweight champion , South Africa's own Chris van Heerden. I' d say after a full training camp where the focus is 100% boxing , he might just shock a lot of boxing fans," he told FightHype after the sparring session.

That’s because former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi could be joining the cause. I’m working out the details to spar with McGregor . If it’s something that’s going to be feasible, I think it’ll be cool because I think I’ll have some inside stuff to talk about on fight night.

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McGregor drops to less than 4-to-1 underdog in Mayweather bout .
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