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Conor McGregor is flanked by FOUR security guards in Rome with fiancée Dee Devlin

He might pride himself on being one of the most famous mixed martial artists in the world – but Conor McGregor made sure he had FOUR very burly bodyguards out with him while on holiday in Rome on Wednesday.  

Stepping out with his fiancée Dee Devlin, Conor even enlisted one staff member to carry his Aperol Spritz for him – as he made his way down the Spanish Steps.

The four protection officers were dressed in matching smart navy suits as they walked either side of the couple who were taking a stroll around the Italian city before heading to Dolce and Gabbana for a shopping spree.  

Portrait of a tough guy! Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor was flanked by a huge team of FOUR security guards – one of whom carried his Aperol Spritz for him while on holiday in Rome on Wednesday 

Conor was clearly feeling in the holiday mood as he had been sipping on an Aperol which was later carried by one of the security men right next to him. 

The sportsman cut a casual figure in a dark blue polo and jeans while Dee looked stylish in a white jumper and carried a neon green bag with her.

The pair attracted a lot of attention on their trip out as fans gathered outside the Dolce and Gabbana store to take pictures of them as they headed inside. 

Tough guy! The bodyguards all gave the couple a bit of space as they made their way down the Spanish Steps - but they were never too far away

Tough guy! The bodyguards all gave the couple a bit of space as they made their way down the Spanish Steps – but they were never too far away 

Crowds: The pair attracted a lot of attention on their trip out as fans gathered outside the Dolce and Gabbana store to take pictures of them as they headed inside

Crowds: The pair attracted a lot of attention on their trip out as fans gathered outside the Dolce and Gabbana store to take pictures of them as they headed inside

Out and about: The sportsman cut a casual figure in a dark blue polo and jeans

Looking good: Dee looked stylish in a white jumper and carried a neon green bag with her

Out and about: The sportsman cut a casual figure in a dark blue polo and jeans while Dee looked stylish in a white jumper and carried a neon green bag with her

Conor later took to Instagram to share a video of the pair strolling around as fans snapped pictures of him.

He wrote in the caption: ‘It’s great to see Italy, and especially Rome, on its feet strong and vibrant and energetic and Italian silk on the skin, is it butter, no it’s McGregor and the Italians.’

On his Instagram Story he also shared a clip of him and Dee climbing into their waiting car as fans took pictures through the window.

The pair looked in great spirits as they had a quick kiss before driving back to their hotel. 

Assistance: Conor was clearly feeling in the holiday mood as he had been sipping on an Aperol which was later carried by one of the security men right next to him

Assistance: Conor was clearly feeling in the holiday mood as he had been sipping on an Aperol which was later carried by one of the security men right next to him

True love: Conor and Dee met at a night club in Ireland when Conor was just 19 years old

True love: Conor and Dee met at a night club in Ireland when Conor was just 19 years old

Shopping: Next they headed into Dolce and Gabbana to pick up some luxury items

Stylish: Dee carried a designer bag with her as she headed into the store

Shopping: Next they headed into Dolce and Gabbana to pick up some luxury items 

Keeping him safe: He was surrounded by the security guards as he walked down the street with Dee

Keeping him safe: He was surrounded by the security guards as he walked down the street with Dee

All smiles: The boxer looked in great spirits as he enjoyed some quality time with Dee

All smiles: The boxer looked in great spirits as he enjoyed some quality time with Dee

Conor and Dee have been together since 2008. 

The couple have three children together – Conor Jr, four, daughter Croia, two, and Rian, four months – and plan to get married soon. 

They met at a night club in Ireland when Conor was just 19 years old. 

It comes after Conor showed off his tattooed physique on Monday whilst he took his Rolls Royce for a spin in Miami. 

The MMA fighter went shirtless for his Floridian drive, keen to draw attention to his impressive biceps. 

Attracting attention: Conor turned heads as he headed out with the four security guards

Attracting attention: Conor turned heads as he headed out with the four security guards 

Luxury items: The couple had a good look around the Dolce and Gabbana store before heading back out to the street

Luxury items: The couple had a good look around the Dolce and Gabbana store before heading back out to the street

Taking in the sights: Dee and Conor strolled down the Spanish Steps as they headed to the various tourist attractions

Taking in the sights: Dee and Conor strolled down the Spanish Steps as they headed to the various tourist attractions

Dressed down: Conor kept it casual in his navy T-shirt and lifted it up slightly to flash his torso tattoos

Dressed down: Conor kept it casual in his navy T-shirt and lifted it up slightly to flash his torso tattoos 

Fans: Conor took to Instagram to share a video of the pair strolling around as fans snapped pictures of him

Delighted: He was lapping up the attention

Fans: Conor took to Instagram to share a video of the pair strolling around as fans snapped pictures of him

Fighter: He prides himself on being one of the most famous mixed martial artists in the world (pictured fighting Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas in July)

Fighter: He prides himself on being one of the most famous mixed martial artists in the world (pictured fighting Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas in July) 

Couple: On his Instagram Story he also shared a clip of him and Dee climbing into their waiting car as fans took pictures through the window

Couple: On his Instagram Story he also shared a clip of him and Dee climbing into their waiting car as fans took pictures through the window

Conor McGregor: An overview of the boxer’s stellar career

Conor, 33, is an Irish mixed martial artist and boxer. 

He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), featherweight and lightweight double-champion.  

As of 19 July 2021, he is #9 in the UFC lightweight rankings.

He is also the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history.

In his debut professional boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. 

His headline bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov  at UFC 229 drew 2.4 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event.

His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second most in history.

McGregor was ranked as the world’s highest paid athlete by Forbes  in 2021, earning a reported $180 million.

 

Hand on the wheel of his convertible, Conor looked delighted to be sharing the flashy snaps with his 42.5million Instagram followers.

In one candid shot, the former Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion stopped to smoke. 

Teasingly alluding to his influence, Conor wrote: ‘Pinch me i’m powerful’.

In full, he penned the snaps: ‘I’m Richer than the whole roster b***h , I’m rick Ross. Rolling around Miami @ufc richest ever in history. 

‘Just wow . Pinch me i’m powerful . Rolls Royce Miami . The key to the city to start . Proper Mondays Grinding. @dystopiagame @mcgregorfast.’

Conor’s late night drive came after he took to social media on Sunday to hail Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder following the thrilling climax to their trilogy in Las Vegas on Saturday night.   

Both men hit the canvas during the bout before Fury eventually secured a brutal 11th round knockout. 

‘Great fight that,’ wrote McGregor on Twitter. ‘Both warriors, both winners. Hard to not be impressed with Deontay there. 

‘Against the much larger man and almost got it done. Great fight. 40lb’s in weight difference is A LOT. Fair play both men there, very enjoyable fights they have had together. Respect.  

‘Their skill levels are unique but very close. 

‘A great heavyweight trilogy that was. I love when it gets set for certain and both have an honorable showing. 

‘Not the fam in the ring fake celebrating after a freak injury etc etc you know the gig, God bless the real in this world.

‘Congrats Tyson and Paris. 

‘Me and Dee are so happy for you and the kids. Congrats Deontay and Telli also.

‘Was great meeting you guys recently. A real proud showing that was, and could have went either way. 

‘Amazing! Happy Sunday now today with the cheddar and the memory’s God bless.’ 

Cheeky! The pair looked in great spirits as they had a quick kiss before driving back to their hotel

Cheeky! The pair looked in great spirits as they had a quick kiss before driving back to their hotel

Looking in: Fans were trying to catch a glimpse of him as he got into the waiting car

Looking in: Fans were trying to catch a glimpse of him as he got into the waiting car

Conor made headlines last month after he had a heated altercation with Machine Gun Kelly at the MTV Video Music Awards

The rapper reportedly asked for his security to be ‘ramped up’ after the fighter appeared to throw a punch at him at the awards ceremony. 

The MMA fighter branded the musician a ‘little vanilla boy rapper’ after they were squared up on the red carpet with their respective partners by their sides just before the start of the show.

Family: Conor and Dee have been together since 2008 and share three children

Family: Conor and Dee have been together since 2008 and share three children 

According to Metro.co.uk, Kelly, whose real name is Colson Baker, did not want to meet Conor because he is not a fan of some of his previous comments, which weren’t specified. 

A source said: ‘Machine Gun Kelly isn’t a fan of some things Conor has said and done in the past so thought it was a bad look to be photographed with him.

‘It’s the VMAs so part of the reason you go is to mix with other celebs but some of Conor’s comments on sensitive issues have never sat right with him.’

The insider that Kelly ‘told organizers to make sure their paths never crossed after the fall out’. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives of Machine Gun Kelly for comment.    

Kelly’s girlfriend Megan Fox was among the people who stepped in between the two would-be fighters, and then wrapped her arms around him as the couple were led off past the growing crowd that had gathered.

McGregor later brushed off the scuffle, telling a reporter nothing happened because he only spars with ‘real fighters’, and only knows who the musician is because he is dating Fox. 

Driving: It comes after Conor showed off his tattooed physique on Monday whilst he took his Rolls Royce for a spin in Miami

Driving: It comes after Conor showed off his tattooed physique on Monday whilst he took his Rolls Royce for a spin in Miami

He told Entertainment Tonight: ‘Absolutely nothing happened. I don’t know. He showed up, and I don’t know. I don’t know the guy.

‘Nothing happened with me, I only fight real fighters, people that actually fight, you know what I mean? I certainly don’t fight little vanilla boy rappers. I don’t even know the guy. I don’t know anything about him, except that he’s with Megan Fox.’ 

Conor’s rep also said he does not know who Kelly is and insisted that his client was not the one to start the scuffle.  

Oh dear: Conor made headlines last month after he had a heated altercation with Machine Gun Kelly at the MTV Video Music Awards

Oh dear: Conor made headlines last month after he had a heated altercation with Machine Gun Kelly at the MTV Video Music Awards 

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