Last week there was some big news out of the Conor McGregor camp: his sparring partner had quit over some photos released on social media.

One side twisted it that it was because McGregor kept getting the best of him, while the other side argued it was because of the disrespect he was being shown by McGregor and his team.

One thing is a fact: it did have to do with photos.

In the photo on the left, it shows McGregor’s sparring partner, Paulie Malignaggi, a two-time world titlist, backing away from the MMA champ. In the photo on the right, Malignaggi is on the canvas with McGregor standing over him.

So it appears that the side arguing that McGregor was besting the 20-year boxing vet was correct, right?

Not so fast.

First, Malignaggi released his own explanation via Twitter:

In other words, what happens in the gym, stays in the gym.

Head to Page 2 to watch Malignaggi explain what really went down…

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