Dublin: 1°C Monday 17 January 2022
Advertisement

'That's championship weight. Tell Jose I'm coming'... The Irish have weighed in for UFC Boston

McGregor, Parke, Pendred and Holohan have all made weight for tomorrow night’s bouts.

ALL FOUR IRISH fighters are on weight and ready for action tomorrow night at UFC Boston, which takes place at the TD Garden.

There was a raucous atmosphere for this evening’s official weigh-ins at the Orpheum Theatre, which was packed with Irish fans who saved the loudest cheer until last, when Conor McGregor was introduced.

McGregor weighed in at 145lbs for his main-event clash with Dennis Siver, and afterwards he had a message for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

“Tomorrow night, the Irish invasion continues,” he told the UFC’s Mike Goldberg. “That’s 145, that’s championship weight. Tell Jose I’m coming.”
https://vine.co/v/Oj6nwnizQiB

There were also no problems on the scales for the three other Irish fighters on tomorrow night’s card — Norman Parke, Cathal Pendred and Paddy Holohan.

Pendred even took a leaf out of Francesco Totti’s book by — not for the first time in his UFC career — snapping a selfie on the scales. But this time he came prepared with a selfie stick.

Selfie

Featuring Cathal Pendred and Paddy Holohan, the UFC Boston prelims will be live on BT Sport 1 at midnight/12am tomorrow night/Monday morning. The main card, which will be headlined by Conor McGregor and also features Norman Parke, will follow at 3am.

Rivals have themselves to blame for McGregor’s PR pedestal

Jose Aldo can’t wait to come to Dublin to ‘shut up’ all of Conor McGregor’s fans

About the author:

Paul Dollery

Read next:

COMMENTS (10)