You know, for someone whose job takes him all around the world all year long (sometimes twice), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White can't seem to get his countries in order.
No worries, that's why he has Conor McGregor around, to give him an old-fashioned geography lesson.
That's just what "Notorious" tried to do when he, White, and featherweight champion Jose Aldo appeared on UFC Tonight to hype their upcoming title fight at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (details).
"Well, I personally think this is the biggest fight of the year. This is a fight where the world will be watching. When you have a fight where countries care about the fight, it's a big deal. All of Brazil (points to Aldo) will be watching him to defend his title. All of the UK (points to Conor) will be watching. Australia, Canada, the United States, Australia."
At that point, McGregor interrupted White to clarify that "Ireland will be watching," to which Dana replied, "I thought that was the same thing? Apparently not."
That promoted the fiery Irishman to reply, "It most certainly is not."
Of course, if we're going to get technical about it, Northern Ireland is a part of United Kingdom (details here and here):
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, the country includes the island of Great Britain—a term also applied loosely to refer to the whole country—the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another state (the Republic of Ireland).
Must be the effects of jet lag (or pride).