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Video: Conor McGregor salutes tips from fellow Irish MMA fighter and fan John Mooney

Published 09/12/2015 | 11:46

Conor McGregor took time out from his hectic week of preparation and promotion to thank fellow MMA fighter John Mooney who sent him some valuable advice ahead of his clash with Jose Aldo.

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The 27-year-old, who suffers from Down's Syndrome, sent a video message (view above) to his hero ahead of UFC 194 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.

John, who fights out of the Warriors Muay Thai Boxing Gym Dun Laoghaire, warned McGregor to keep his hands up and not to get taken down by the Brazilian.

McGregor took to Facebook to voice his approval:

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