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The takeover continues.

Ireland’s Ian Garry extended his unbeaten start to his career to a perfect 10-0 last Saturday in Las Vegas when he outpointed Gabe Green across three rounds inside the T-Mobile Arena. It was the Dubliner’s third win since signing with the UFC a year ago and earmarked the former Cage Warriors welterweight champion as a significant prospect in the UFC’s 170-pounds fold.

Sterner tests surely await but Conor McGregor was suitably impressed by what he saw in Garry’s performance, which was arguably the most impressive of three outings with the UFC to date.

“Ian Garry was incredibly impressive this weekend,” McGregor wrote on Twitter.

“Fully immersed in it all. Enjoying every second. Willingness to engage / commit. The Potential for another “future” Irish mma ufc champion rose by a real nice margin this weekend. Congrats Ian, keep going brother!”

Garry noted McGregor’s praise shortly afterwards.

“Thank You!” responded Garry. “The Take Over Part 2 continues to grow, I cannot wait for your return. Let’s bring the UFC back to Dublin. It’s Inevitable.”

Garry said post-fight that he was determined to lead the UFC back to Dublin for what would be the first event in the Irish capital since 2015 in comments which were noticeably similar to McGregor’s previous declaration to do the same earlier in his career.

McGregor ultimately headlined a UFC show in Dublin in just his third fight for the organisation — and Garry certainly doesn’t seem far behind and will be a strong contender to headline an Irish UFC event in his fourth or fifth fight for the company.