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Irish fans in full voice in Las Vegas for Conor McGregor's UFC fight against Dustin Poirier.

Irish fans in full voice in Las Vegas for Conor McGregor's UFC fight against Dustin Poirier.

Irish fans in full voice in Las Vegas for Conor McGregor's UFC fight against Dustin Poirier.

Conor McGregor gave his Irish fans in Las Vegas last night plenty to cheer after defeating Dustin Poirier and they were in full voice at #UFC178.

McGregor lived up to his pre-match billing with a sensational victory over Poirier and he has his sights set on a title fight.

“This is the new age," he told UFC commentator Joe Rogan.

“You know what’s next. That world title is next. I’m gonna fly to Brazil if they want. I’ll eliminate Chad ‘Mini’ Mendez and step in and give the fans what they want — Aldo versus McGregor. Or you know we could come back and fill that football stadium [the Aviva]. Come on over, we’ll whup them on home soil or away soil. It’s no problem.”

Those who made their way to the MGM were in high spirits as the below video illustrates.

You can take the boys out of Ireland….

 

 

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