Here’s how several highly respected champions from the boxing world reacted to the Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi sparring videos. Shortly after Dana White released clips from the infamous Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi sparring sessions, seems like just about every single person have their own takes on the matter.
Knockdown, pushdown, or a bit of both? Here are some of the thoughts from several respected figures in boxing as they watched the clip, courtesy of Fight Hub and Fight Hype.
Three-division champion Shane Mosley watched “the tap that he caught Paulie with” and says he doesn’t think highly of Conor McGregor’s punching technique or power.
“(McGregor) throws more at the fighter, instead of through the fighter. If you’re going to throw at Mayweather, you’re never going to hit him with anything,” Mosley said.
All-time boxing great and former 5-division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard:
Former two division boxing champ Jessie Vargas:
Former IBF featherweight champion Steve Forbes, who was also a former sparring partner of Mayweather:
WBC super middleweight champ Badou Jack:
Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter:
Floyd’s uncle Jeff Mayweather wasn’t very impressed with the technique: