White, however, has moved to appease these naysayers by releasing footage of Mc Gregor holding his own against Malignaggi in footage shot before the two fighters’ high-profile falling out.
Meanwhile, Mc Gregor has vowed to become “a god of boxing” by beating Mayweather Jr. UFC superstar Mc Gregor will step into the ring in Las Vegas on 26 August against a great of the sport, who came out of retirement to put his perfect 49-0 record on the line.
TV presenter Melanie Sykes, 46, joins Paul on the show to take over the voiceover role previously held by Graham Skidmore, AKA Our Graham.
For the first time since it began in 1985, Blind Date will welcome LGBT contestants looking to find the spark of love with the help of Paul.
The revamped show looks set to recapture the family-friendly fun of the much-loved original series, as the trailer teases the kind of dating "before speed-dating, naked dating, online dating, poking, swiping and Skyping".
With the back-to-basics approach, Blind Date will cut through the mass of 21st century social media-based hook-up opportunities as the programme sees love-seeking hopefuls compete to bag themselves a date with their perfect match, hidden behind the legendary sliding panel.
Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school.
When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
For all the people who think @The Notorious MMA can't box. Conor vs Paulie Malignaggi former IBF/WBA World Champion.
pic.twitter.com/Cc Tk Fq0fhr— Dana White (@danawhite) August 12, 2017 UFC SUPREMEO DANA White last night released the first footage of Conor Mc Gregor boxing ahead of his much-discussed professional debut in the sport against Floyd Mayweather.
As well as a trailer, Channel 5 have also released the first look at new host Paul, 61, on set as he aims to fill the iconic shoes of his late friend and national treasure, Cilla.
The star looks very dapper indeed as he poses with his usual cheeky demeanour, having previously admitted he felt "honoured" to be put at the helm of such a celebrated favourite.
They are still very in love, needing each other constantly, until cracks start to appear in their relationship.