VIDEO: Conor McGregor discusses how much the support of Irish fans means to him 5 years ago

VIDEO: Conor McGregor discusses how much the support of Irish fans means to him

Extra fuel for the while.

The next Irish invasion of Las Vegas is scheduled for early March.

Conor McGregor was still clearly pumped up when FOX Sports' Ron Futrell caught up with him for a chat after the UFC 197 press conference.

The Notorious was asked about a step up to welterweight, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and whether he is prepared to forgo MMA rules to take on Money [he is].

However, it was when he was asked to describe just what the support of the Irish hordes means to him that he spoke from the heart. McGregor said:

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"I'm taking my people global. It's a very energising experience.

"We take over, that's what we do. We arrive, we take over and take everything for what it's worth and then we bounce."