Conor McGregor wrestles a alligator on UFC star’s family holiday to celebrate mum’s 60th birthday

CONOR McGregor is used to grappling opponents with a bit of bite but his latest one posed a different challenge.

The UFC superstar couldn't resist wrestling an alligator while he continues his holiday in the US.

 Conor McGregor wrestled a different type of beast on holiday

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Conor McGregor wrestled a different type of beast on holiday

McGregor, 30, jetted his family to Florida to celebrate mum Margaret's 60th birthday.

So far they have enjoyed a lavish dinner at the Versace mansion before taking time to visit Miami's Sea Life aquarium.

And the holidays continued as McGregor showed his daring side by getting in the arena with an alligator.

He uploaded pictures of the duel and managed to grab the reptile by its tail.

 The Irishman had a small crowd of people watching him take on his opponent

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The Irishman had a small crowd of people watching him take on his opponent

Along with childhood sweetheart Dee Devlin and son Conor Jr, they headed to the swamp to go alligator hunting. 

McGregor continues to enjoy time away from the Octagon while serving a six month suspension for his role in the bust-up with Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov.

He was being targeted for a return to the sport to fight veteran Donald Cerrone but the scrap appears to be shelved over McGregor's "ego."

Cerrone recently told ESPN that because the potential fight would not be the main event, McGregor had no interest.

 He was joined by girlfriend Dee Devlin and son Conor McGregor Jr

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He was joined by girlfriend Dee Devlin and son Conor McGregor Jr
 His family headed to the swamp in search of alligators

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His family headed to the swamp in search of alligators

Conor McGregor salutes his 'glamorous' mum on her 60th birthday

He said: "Conor won’t fight unless it’s the main event. I don’t know if it’s an ego thing or a status thing for him. I don’t give a s***.

“I’ll fight anyone, anywhere, and I stand by that all the time. I guess he’s a primadonna and only takes main event spots. I don’t know.

“We were all waiting on Conor for April, and he said he wasn’t ready.

"I don’t know how in one breath you can say, ‘I’ll fight anyone, anytime, anywhere,’ and the next one says, ‘I’m not ready for that one.’"

CONOR McGregor is used to grappling opponents with a bit of bite but his latest one posed a different challenge.