LAS VEGAS — This summer’s highly anticipated boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is just over three weeks away. But in the meantime, it sounds like McGregor versus Paulie Malignaggi is a heck of a rivalry. A former two-weight boxing champion, now retired, Malignaggi is currently in Las Vegas as one of McGregor’s primary sparring partners. The two have shared the ring twice, and Malignaggi already has noticed a difference. Though he wouldn’t go into specifics, Malignaggi said he clearly noticed several improvements from their prior session. “I think the intensity Conor’s reaching is starting to show in the hard work he’s put into camp,” Malignaggi told ESPN. “I think he’s getting better and better. I really felt improvements from two weeks ago to now … I do see a guy who is implementing more and more of what they want to do in their game plan.” Malignaggi said he intends to remain in the desert through the Aug….

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