Irishman Conor McGregor wants a fight with ex-sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi – speaking at an event following loss to Floyd Mayweather.

UFC’s Conor McGregor has resurfaced on the media circuit this weekend as he sat and spoke at a fan event in Glasgow, Scotland.

It was the first time McGregor had sat down and done a proper interview since his one and only fight in professional boxing to date.

A comprehensive stoppage loss on August 26th to Floyd Mayweather.

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Whether McGregor returns to the boxing ring remains to be seen, but it is understood he is looking a returning to his usual sport of MMA next up.

On the topic of his old sparring partner and two-time boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi however, he is categorically leaving this door well and truly open:

“Paulie on the other hand he’s talking enough shit. I know he’s stuck for some money. I know he’s looking for a fight. He’s talking about bring your balls and do this and do that. Bring your balls and fight in a real fight.”

Malignaggi has intimated similar feelings in the past for wanting a piece of McGregor in the ring and following the whole publicity bonanza he received for his part in McGregor’s preparation for Floyd Mayweather, one would suspect it would not be a problem selling this ‘spectacle’, as it were.

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