UFC star Conor McGregor and girlfriend Dee Devlin welcomed the birth of a son this past week in Ireland.
McGregor, 28, posted a photo of his newborn to social media early Sunday. In a separate post, Devlin wrote that the baby, Conor Jack McGregor, was born on Friday and weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.
"Dee and Junior are doing great everyone!" McGregor wrote on Twitter: "Thank you for all the kind words, I am one proud and blessed Daddy."
Dee and Junior are doing great everyone! Thank you for all the kind words, I am one proud and blessed Daddy ❤️ pic.twitter.com/3JqMpLvs9d— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 7, 2017
McGregor later tweeted a photo of himself holding his son.
We can land the left paw from anywhere. Who wants it. pic.twitter.com/T32lRNnsOB— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 7, 2017
A verified Instagram account for Conor McGregor Jr., with zero posts as of Sunday morning, already had over 40,000 followers.
Immediately after capturing the UFC's lightweight title in November, McGregor (21-3) announced he would take a break from the Octagon in anticipation of the birth of his first child.