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PICS: Conor McGregor returns home for Dublin fight

The UFC star made sure to support pal Gerry Vegas

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Conor with his close friend Gerry Vegas

Conor McGregor has jetted home from sunny Miami – to support close friend Gerry Vegas.

The UFC star was spotted supporting his pal at the Dublin finale of Wimp 2 Warrior – where amateurs take part in a 20 day MMA training camp to compete in the ultimate fight.

Conor flew in to support his long time friend Gerry, who won his fight, and his coach John Kavanagh thanked the dad-of-two on Instagram for supporting the event.

“Big thanks to @thenotoriousmma supporting grass roots MMA in Ireland showing up at @wimp2warrior Dublin’s finale to support his friend @gerryvegas1,” he wrote.

Coach Kavanagh and Conor at the fight | INSTAGRAM

“Last night was a huge success for the sport in Ireland with some great contests.”

Gerry also shared a pic alongside the UFC champion and former MMA star Paddy Holohan.

“When one goes to war,” he wrote.

“Thank you to @paddyholohanmma for guiding me through the whole process couldnt have performed with out his wise words and thank you to @thenotoriousmma for having me back through it all. Ya dont get debuts like that.”

Dee Devlin and Conor living it up in Miami | INSTAGRAM

Conor, 30, had been living it up in Miami – after announcing his “retirement” from MMA.

Just this week he took part in a live talk with world famous life coach Tony Robbins at his beach-side home.

The Proper No. Twelve founder had said it was an “honour” to speak with the millionaire businessman.

“What an honor to be invited speak alongside the great @tonyrobbins at his home,” he wrote on Instagram.

Conor and Tony Robbins | INSTAGRAM

“Thank you so much for your guidance Tony, and to your lovely wife Sage for my blessing!”

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