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Here's a taster of the atmosphere in Boston as Irish fans ramp up to UFC Fight Night

If this was just the start of the Irish invasion, what carnage awaits tonight?

“TOMORROW NIGHT, THE Irish invasion continues,” was Conor McGregor’s ominous message after weighing in fot UFC Fight Night 59 weigh-in.

The pre-fight set-piece took place just off Boston Common in the 2,700 seater Orpheum Theatre, and it was packed to capacity with Irish fight fans making themselves heard.

Here’s the noise you can expect to be multiplied tonight when the bouts begin in TD Garden.

Source: The42 Video/YouTube

Outside, the sing-song wasn’t quite as well harmonised, but there was no shortage of effort.

Source: The42 Video/YouTube

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