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Pic: Conor McGregor mingles with Rihanna backstage during Dublin concert


When you're Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor, not only do you get paid the big bucks, you get to mingle with big time celebs, too.

That was the case for "Notorious" recently, as got to chat it up with worldwide R&B star Rihanna backstage during one of her concerts in Dublin, Ireland. And he posted the evidence via Instagram.

Check it out:

An honour to see the pound for pound number 1 female in the game perform tonight!! This woman ain't playin!! #AntiWorldTour @badgalriri

A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on

It seems "RiRi" was just as excited to meet "Notorious."

Met @thenotoriousmma #ConorMcGregor backstage last night! So much heart! Thanks for your kind words!

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on

What is it with mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and hip hop stars these days?

McGregor will next step foot inside the Octagon when he attempts to get some get-back on Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on Aug., 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more on that pay-per-view (PPV) event click here and here.

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