“No f*cking problem!” – Conor McGregor responds to Roy Sheahan ‘call-out’


‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor is up for it.

Following his stunning Ireland’s Last Man Standing win last night, Roy Sheahan [4(1)-0] called out the UFC superstar.

It was a move fitting of his ‘Joker’ ring nickname, with Sheahan saying that “if Conor McGregor wants a go, no problem!”

All fun and games from the man who pocketed a cool €26,000 last night and McGregor [0-1(1)] himself got in on the act.

The Crumlin fighter was at home watching the TG4 broadcast and ‘accepted’ Sheahan’s challenge.

The two-weight UFC champ laughingly said “I accept Roy!”

“No problem, mate. No fucking problem.”

The Dubliner though did insert a caveat, suggesting that it would need to be “a proper fight,” which is assumed to refer to the sport of mixed martial arts – rather than a no-holds barred street fight or the like.

Like everyone, McGregor thoroughly enjoyed the night and gave his support to Irish boxing and Jay Byrne – whom he sparred with ahead of his mega-money bout with Floyd Mayweather last Summer.

Byrne lost out in an entertaining Irish light middleweight title fight to Craig O’Brien which rounded off a brilliant night of boxing.

Watch Conor McGregor’s response to Roy Sheahan and his backing of Jay Byrne below:

Photo Credit: Conor McGregor’s Instagram and Ricardo Guglielminotti (@ThefIrish)

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie