Jamie Dornan has sent his well wishes to Michael Conlan ahead of his world title fight this weekend.
The West Belfast boxer will take on Leigh Wood for the WBA World Featherweight title on March 12 in Nottingham.
In a video posted on Instagram, Dornan told Conlan “we are all proud of you”.
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The Holywood man said: “Mick, Jamie Dornan here, just want to wish you all the best for your fight mate, world title fight, 12th March. Sorry I can’t be there in person, I’ll make it to one of your fights one of these days, don’t worry.
“Yes, I’ll be watching, we all will, we are proud of you, whatever happens – and take it home.”
Conlan also had words of support from a number of others, including UFC fighter Darren Till who said: “Big Mick Conlan, what’s happening brother? I just wanted to wish you all the luck in your upcoming fight. I know you trained hard.
“You know I am a big fan of you, I have been for many years, and I hope you do the business, brother. Good luck, mate.”
Others including ex Ireland international footballer Shay Given, footballer Barry Bannan, boxer Aaron Chalmers from Geordie Shore and former Boyzone member Keith Duffy also gave their words of support.
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