Rory McIlroy sums up thoughts of a nation after Conor McGregor's decimation of Jose Aldo 6 years ago

Rory McIlroy sums up thoughts of a nation after Conor McGregor's decimation of Jose Aldo

Many believed but many more were still on the fence... until last night.

If anyone still doubts Conor McGregor after last night's swift defeat of Jose Aldo, they can huddle together to keep warm.

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The Notorious answered every single doubter with a left-hand cross that saw the former featherweight champion crumple.

One of the tens of thousands of Irish fight fans watching McGregor claim his rightful place at the top of the fight game.

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There is something about Rory McIlroy tweets after major sporting achievements that make us all feel better.

After Ireland defeated France at the World Cup, and McIlroy tweeted his praise, a troll sent this reply: "You were at the Northern Ireland game the other day. Make your mind up ya prick."

The golfer put the troll in his place.

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