Fighters React To Conor Knocking Down Paulie In Sparring Footage

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Footage has been released of UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor sparring with former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi.

On Friday night, UFC President Dana White released footage of McGregor knocking down Malignaggi with a punching combination.

However, Malignaggi claims that he was pushed down by McGregor in their sparring session.

In the video above, you can decide for yourself what really happened during their intense sparring session.

After White released the footage, many of the best fighters in the UFC responded to McGregor’s boxing skills.

Below, you can see what fighters said on Twitter about McGregor’s sparring session with Malignaggi.

In two weeks, McGregor will make his professional boxing debut. On Aug. 26, McGregor will fight boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.