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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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