Current Cage Warriors welterweight champion Cathal Pendred appeared on‘s The MMA Hour where he spoke with host Ariel Helwani about his up coming title defense against Che Mills, which takes place this Saturday in Dublin, Ireland at Cage Warriors 55.

Boston-born Pendred, who trains out of SBG in Dublin, also spoke of the immense support that Irish MMA fans have afforded him and teammate Conor McGregor, constantly hounding Ariel via social networking to interview the fighters. He also discussed his own supreme confidence as well as how he’s dealt with a massive spike in media interest in himself and the sport of MMA in Ireland since McGregor’s UFC debut heroics, Pendred’s title win and the pair’s recent appearance on Ireland’s biggest chat show, The Late Late Show.

Cathal Pendred (12-2-1) defends his CWFC welterweight title against Che Mills (15-5) this Saturday and is streamed LIVE on from 4PM in the United States, on in Ireland and on for the rest of the world.