Conor McGregor hailed as "an absolute credit to our nation" after meeting a wheelchair-bound fan in Galway

The Notorious fights Rafael dos Anjos in Las Vegas on March 5th

BY Daniel Kelly 13:02 Monday 22 February 2016, 13:02 22 Feb 2016

Picture by: Stevo Timothy/Facebook

Conor McGregor spent his last weekend in Galway, before travelling to America to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC Lightweight Championship next month. 

The Notorious was seen in numerous places around the city but he has been hailed as "an absolute credit to our nation" for meeting a fan who is wheelchair bound. 

Sinead McGrath posted a picture of herself and McGregor in Galway. She reveals that she told the Dubliner that she came into the city with her boyfriend, but he was still in the car. "(Conor) linked arms with me and got his security to walk myself and himself to my boyfriends car to take pictures and a chat."

Behind the bravado of McGregor, it's a side that is rarely seen. McGregor-mania took over Galway at the weekend. Thousands from all over Ireland with converge on Las Vegas looking for another dose of it on March 5th.

Conor McGregor is a true credit to Ireland. When I heard he was in town myself and Stevo Timothy immediately went to...

Posted by Sinead Nora McGrath on Sunday, February 21, 2016

Absolute gentleman Conor came over to the car last night for a pic as I wasn't able to walk over due to a spinal injury. He is an absolute credit to our nation.#farmermichael

Posted by Stevo Timothy on Sunday, February 21, 2016
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