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UFC champion Conor McGregor at a weigh-in in Dublin. File photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

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 Conor McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos from Brazil in Las Vegas on March 5th  in a bid to win the UFC lightweight title. Photograph:   Steve Marcus/Getty Images

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt: “What the hell do you people want?” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

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 Conor McGregor celebrates after a first-round knockout victory over Jose Aldo in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Getty Images

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Thanks to Katie Taylor, things are looking up for Ireland at the Olympics.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

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