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

10:16  17 july  2017
10:16  17 july  2017 Source:   theScore

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Former Boxing Champ Dishes The Dirt. Ex-lightweight and welterweight world champion Jesse Vargas gave a surprise interview this weekend. Speaking to Villainfy Media, Vargas claims that McGregor has already been KO ’ d in sparring for Mayweather.

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The Mayweather-McGregor World Tour is over for now, but folks still have a lot to say about the Aug. 26 mega fight.

Rumor 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.

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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.

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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