Former world boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi is confident that Conor McGregor and his business is doomed when they face each other in a fight.
Malignaggi has a longstanding feud with “The Notorious.”
Team McGregor made a recruitment coup two years ago by hiring the service of the ex-WBA welterweight champion. This was part of his preparation for the so-called “Money Fight” against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
But, his stay with the team was short-lived.
He immediately left after reports surfaced that McGregor knocked him out in a sparring session.
This sparked speculations that they might throw hands and go up against each other in the ring. The Irish superstar returned to mixed martial arts after the Mayweather loss only to be submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Malignaggi is not closing the door on a potential match with McGregor. He believes he will be too much for his rival that a loss could put down his whiskey empire.
— Bad Left Hook (@badlefthook) April 3, 2019
Back On The Spotlight
Malignaggi is back on the spotlight after signing with Bareknuckle Fighting Championship.
He is being linked to a clash with former UFC fighter and McGregor’s teammate, Artem Lobov.
“The Russian Hammer” said they are slated to lock horns on June 22 if he gets past Jason Knight this Saturday.
On Tuesday, Malignaggi and Lobov turned the BKFC media day to chaos as they nearly brawled in front of the reporters after the former boxing champ slapped the Russian in the face.
It didn’t take long before he threw another jab to a different enemy.
In an interview with Luke Thomas of The MMA Hour, Malignaggi confidently claimed he would beat the Irishman in a boxing fight.
“The only guy that doesn’t want to make Malignaggi-McGregor is McGregor and anybody directly involved with him because they understand the game is over once that fight happens.”
“Conor Cannot Fight Me”
Malignaggi guarantees that once he gives McGregor a solid beating, no one in the history would remember him and everything about him including his Proper 12 whiskey. (Quotes from MMA Fighting)
“The show, the game, the flaunting, everything’s over.”
“Because once I beat the shit out of you after all the past we’ve had and all the lies you’ve told, you’re done, you’re history.”
“Nobody will ever want to remember you again. So you can’t have that. Not even his Proper whiskey would sell anymore.”
“I’m gonna embarrass you. I’m gonna emasculate you while I’m doing it. And you’re not gonna like it.”
“It’s not just gonna be a loss, it’s gonna be an embarrassment.”
— Mirror Fighting 🥊 (@MirrorFighting) April 3, 2019
“People will not forgive you for the loss, not just because of the embarrassment of it, but because you lied to them.”
“Your fans will forgive you if they’re true fans, for losing. They will not forgive you for lying to them.”
“And because of the lie, they would never forgive him.”
“So no matter for all the money in the world, Conor cannot fight me,” Malignaggi ended.
(Featured Image Source: YouTube/MMA Fighting and Instagram/Conor McGregor)