Conor McGregor's administration group have denied any reality in the gossip that he was thumped out in a fighting session.
The bits of gossip began from a video meeting with previous two-weight title holder Jessie Vargas, who professedly guaranteed McGregor was thumped out as he prepared in front of his battle against Floyd Mayweather on August 26.
It was mis-written about Monday that Vargas had said McGregor was thumped out by British MMA warrior Bradley Wheeler.
Truth be told, Vargas was alluding to lightweight boxer Brandon Rios, however McGregor's administration have moved to elucidate that neither Rios nor Wheeler had competed with McGregor.
The talk was suppressed on Tuesday when McGregor's administration revealed to Telegraph Sport that "the person specified by Jessie Vargas is Brandon Rios, not Brad Wheeler. Neither have competed with Conor."
Brandon Rios likewise affirmed that he had never competed with McGregor, demanding that he didn't know his identity, nor had he at any point met the blended military craftsman. "The world's gone insane," said Rios on Monday in a meeting with ES News.
"My telephone's been exploding. I've been getting writings messages and calls about this. I've never met McGregor, and I don't know his identity."
McGregor is traverse into boxing for a battle with Mayweather, who is 49-0 of every an unbeaten profession spreading over 21 years.
The challenge amongst Mayweather and McGregor, both at present preparing in Las Vegas, looks liable to end up noticeably the greatest earning battle ever, exceeding Mayweather's unbalanced triumph over the Filipino boxer and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao.
That session in 2015 set another benchmark for pay per see profit and field entryway, inevitably acquiring an aggregate of $700million (£537m).
Mayweather and McGregor finished a whistlestop special visit a week ago, exchanging affronts from Los Angeles to London, as the Irishman with the 0-0 boxing record endeavors to disturb the chances in Vegas one month from now.