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Con-fident Conor McGregor basks in the Las Vegas sun ahead of next octagon clash

The Dubliner lost to Dustin Poirier earlier this year

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Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor

Lucky Conor McGregor laps up the sunshine by an American pool as Ireland prepares for an onslaught of bad weather in the next 48 hours.

The MMA fighter is reported to be in Las Vegas and appears to be clearly enjoying the sunshine by a swimming pool.

Wearing a straw hat, the Dubliner is approached by a young fan looking for an autograph.

A clearly delighted McGregor advises the boy to “stay in school” as the kid is about to take off with his prized signature.

And McGregor also makes reference to the Hollywood film White Chicks by namechecking both it and one of its characters, Latrell Spencer.

The 2004 American comedy film starred black actors Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans as FBI agents who go undercover using whiteface as women Brittany and Tiffany to solve a kidnapping plot.

At a hotel pro-basketball player Latrell Spencer takes a shine to Marcus/Tiffany.

McGregor is believed to be in negotiation for a third fight later in the year against American Dustin Poirier, whom he lost to in Abu Dhabi earlier this year, making it one all in their series.

He spent a couple of weeks after the fight in the UAE holidaying there with his family.

Insiders claim the McGregor/Poirier fight will be held in Georgia in the US on July 10.

Although it is not as of yet confirmed, the pool McGregor was filmed at today is believed to be the Aria resort in Las Vegas.

McGregor and his sisters Erin and Aoife are big fans of the hotel and were pictured partying at its pool in 2017.

McGregor was reportedly being lined up to fight Manny Pacquiao, although the Filipino appears to now have his sights set on a different opponent.

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