Saturday 19 August 2017

Video: 'There's only one Conor McGregor' – Irish fans take over Las Vegas bar

10 December 2015; Conor McGregor during an open workout session ahead of his fight against Jose Aldo. UFC 194: Open Workouts, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
10 December 2015; Conor McGregor during an open workout session ahead of his fight against Jose Aldo. UFC 194: Open Workouts, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
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Thousands of Irish fans are headed for Las Vegas this weekend for UFC 194 and those already in Nevada are making their presence known.

The headline event will see Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally meet for their title unification fight and Las Vegas will be a sea of green as Irish fans from right around the world flock to Sin City.

Footage shot by Conor Coleman in a Las Vegas bar called Nine Fine Irishmen shows a large group of Conor Mcgregor fans joining together to cheer on their hero.

As many as 11,000 people are expected to attend tonight's weigh-in for the eagerly-awaited fight.

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