CONOR McGREGOR had to apologise to TV boss Stephen Espinoza in order to get tickets to Gervonta Davis' fight with Ryan Garcia.
That is according to old rival Paulie Malignaggi, who famously feuded with the Irishman following their disputed sparring sessions.
The spars came in the lead up to McGregor's crossover boxing match with Mayweather in 2017, which he lost in ten rounds.
And during the heated build up to the blockbuster bout, the UFC superstar called Showtime's Espinoza a "weasel".
So when McGregor, 34, wanted entry into Davis' super-fight with Garcia six years later, he allegedly had some grovelling to do.
Malignaggi claimed on his YouTube channel: "This happened because I've got all the inside sources, Conor McGregor had to apologise to Stephen Espinoza in order to get tickets to the Gervonta Davis versus Ryan Garcia fight."
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"Everybody knows that McGregor has had issues, his run ins with Espinoza in the past and they were enemies as well.
"But Espinoza now controls the tickets, it's a Showtime fight. He had to apologise and this p****y apologised just to get tickets to the fight.
"Conor McGregor, Connie, how does Stephen Espinoza's d taste? Can you let me know?
"Because I told them to f*** off when they wanted me to apologise."
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Malignaggi, who retired in 2017, was sacked as an analyst for Showtime in 2020 over comments about race.
McGregor watched as Davis, 28, stopped Garcia, 24, in round seven with a brutal body shot.
He was later seen backstage and bumped into Mayweather Sr, where he revealed an interest in training with his ex-opponent's dad.
And McGregor also visited Garcia's changing rooms after the American's defeat and called to see a rematch with Davis.
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