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Conor McGregor bemoans lack of UFC competition while brandishing wad of cash in Northern Ireland nightclub

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By Jonny Bell

Conor McGregor has bemoaned the lack of competition in the UFC - while brandishing a large wad of cash back stage at a Northern Ireland nightclub.

The brash UFC showman was in Belfast for last weekend's fight event in the SSE Arena.

His friend and training partner Artem Lobov featured on the bill and scored a decisive victory.

There was controversy however, when lightweight Kevin Lee claimed he was the best in the division and would defeat the onlooking McGregor.

McGregor made history to become the UFC's first ever two-weight champion by defeating Eddie Alvarez in New York's Madison Square Garden just a week previous.

Hello id like to order some competition please I don't have any

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And following the Belfast event, The Notorious, had an appearance at El Divino nightclub in the city.

On Wednesday night the Dubliner posted a picture of himself on Instagram holding a wad of Northern Ireland bank notes to his ear as if it was a phone, "Hello id like to order some competition please I don't have any," he wrote.

Rival Nate Diaz was quick to remind the double weight champion he has been defeated.

While Rory McIlroy, in a tongue in cheek response, described McGregor as his "hero".

Don't forget ��

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LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor (2nd L) and singer Niall Horan (R) celebrate McGregor's UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor (2nd L) and singer Niall Horan (R) celebrate McGregor's UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Nate Diaz (L) throws a left at Conor McGregor during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor celebrates his UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (L) punches Nate Diaz during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor (R) and Dee Devlin celebrate his UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (R) celebrates after defeating Nate Diaz by majority decision in a welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor celebrates his UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor (2nd L) and singer Niall Horan (R) celebrate McGregor's UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Mixed martial artist Conor McGregor celebrates his UFC 202 victory during the official after-fight party at Intrigue Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vegas)
Conor McGregor celebrates after defeating Nate Diaz in a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 202 on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor gestures as he arrives for his welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)
Conor McGregor stands over Nate Diaz during their welterweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 202 on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Las Vegas. McGregor won by split decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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