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  1. jessejecmma Green Belt

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    I was just reading through this article and had a few thoughts. According to the article there is an 11PM curfew in Dublin that could effect Aldo vs Mcgregor if it were to be held there.

    First of all I never knew city-wide curfews were a thing. In some U.S. cities there are curfews for minors but it seems absurd to go any farther than that. Is this common in Ireland? or Europe in general? It seems like it would create problems for any event held there.

    What do you guys think about this?

    EDIT: the curfew only applies to the stadium... sorry guys


    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Re...doMcGregor-at-Soccer-Stadium-in-Ireland-80269
     
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  2. Mikeyz Silver Belt

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    I don't think so.

    It would just mean that they would start their main card at 7 P.M Dublin time, which would be 3 P.M in New York time and 12 P.M Vegas time.
     
  3. jessejecmma Green Belt

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    What's your opinion on curfews in general. To me it seems weird but I do live in Vegas so
     
  4. JWtheKarateKid Orange Belt

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    i hope they don't change the time i hate when ufc events air in the middle of the day
     
  5. robmorpeth Brown Belt

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    I think, although I don't know and haven't googled it, that the curfew may only apply Croke Park- The stadium in question
     
  6. jmd69 Brown Belt

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    Doubt it will be an issue
     
  7. jessejecmma Green Belt

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    I agree but I'm not sure they'll have a choice
     
  8. MacGoat White Belt

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    That curfew can be extended to 12 am but no later in special cases.It sucks because that would make the chances of McGregor fighting in Dublin worse.Would people still buy this PPV if it was on much earlier?
     
  9. SKITZADACTYL Steel Belt

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    so conor would shut down ireland AGAIN!
     
  10. jessejecmma Green Belt

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    Oh I think you're right

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  11. deise69 Brown Belt

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    The curfew is because Croke Park was built 130 years ago and is now surrounded by residential housing. Noise laws come into effect at 11:00 and the residents association can easily have any event canceled if it runs after that.

    Just google Garth Brooks Croke Park and you'll get the idea.
     
  12. Sosua Yeah nah

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    It'll be a stadium specific noise type curfew.

    I can assure you Dublin is alive and kicking in the wee hours of the morning.
     
  13. Mikeyz Silver Belt

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    It is a very stupid idea.
     
  14. jessejecmma Green Belt

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    Ya I realized that after re-reading the article lol

    Glad to hear that though
     
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    Dont you know that they shut the country down at 4am to watch Conors fight in Vegas? Stupid muther fuckers.
     
  16. TheShockmaster Purple Belt

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    What about the Aviva?
     

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