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12th Jan 2016

Conor McGregor reacts to Rafael dos Anjos fight confirmation as only he can

It's actually happening

Ben Kiely

It’s time to break out the red panties.

After all that humming and hawing, UFC have confirmed that Conor McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 197. As expected, Holly Holm will defend her women’s bantamweight title in the co-main.

The Notorious took to Facebook directly after the news broke and it will come as no surprise to anyone that he opted to confirm the fight in a unique way.

Perhaps the most memorable line in the post is the one in which he vows to decapitate his opponent while also trying to win over the support of the very Brazilian fans he probably upset during his year-long campaign against Jose Aldo.

‘Mr. McGregor has said that Rafael is a traitor to his people and vows to “behead the ‘American Gringo’ Rafael Dos Anjos, in the name of La Brasilia!” Viva la Brasil!’

Check out his post in full below.

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