WATCH: Conor McGregor’s journey to the pinnacle of the UFC

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By Grainne McGuinness and Kevin Murphy

Ireland’s Conor McGregor takes to the Octagon in Las Vegas on Saturday night in a bid to cement his place as the brightest star in the UFC.

The Dublin fighter has captured the attention of fighting fans across the world with his extraordinary talents in MMA.

The competition may have changed from , but the fight is still set to be the biggest in US mixed martial arts history.

Follow our timeline of UFC’s latest superstar from the parish halls of Dublin to multi-million dollar fame in Las Vegas.

Timeline by Robbie Byrne.

The ‘Notorious’ has become a media star on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and is renowned for his cool dress sense and quick wit.

Check out some of his best moments from the build-up to Saturday’s fight.