Easy to kick a fighter when he is down.

Certainly some are taking the opportunity to do so at the moment on Conor McGregor, who suffered a significant injury to his angle and leg tonight.

Some of it is harmless, friendly banter also, to be fair. Nothing more.

Some to stoke potential for a future fight and pay day that McGregor would bring. Given his huge star power and name. Conor McGregor is a very wealthy man and could care less of course one suspects.

Paulie Malignaggi, the former world champion and respected commentator, knows McGregor well.

He was drafted in as a key sparring partner a few years ago before McGregor boxed Floyd Mayweather.

Subsequently the two fell out.

Malignaggi has said the following of McGregor’s loss and leg break tonight:

(Hat tip Fight Hype YouTube)

Can a future boxing match take place between the two?

In this crazy world today, sure, nothing would be a surprise.

Don’t rule it out.

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