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Video: Conor McGregor thanks 'inspirational' Carlow man (64) for amazing 'muscle up' clip

Published 27/05/2015 | 08:58

Conor McGregor took time out from his strenuous preparations for his UFC featherweight title fight with Jose Aldo in Las Vegas to thanks an amazing 64-year-old from Carlow for his unique message of support.

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Willie O'Toole from Rathvilly in Carlow recently saw The Notorious pulling off some difficult 'muscle up' routine on a beach in Brazil and decided to send a video message to the Dubliner before taking on the feat himself.

McGregor was so taken by Willie's exploits that he sent returned a message all the way from Nevada to thank him for support.

"I still need work to get to your level brother but I will keep practicing," he told the Carlow man.

Here you go Willy O' Toole!! Thank you for that inspiring video of support! I still need work to get to your level...

Posted by Conor McGregor on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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