Conor McGregor Sets Sights on More Movies: ‘Just the Beginning’

"Aiming for roles beyond the octagon"

McGregor Eyes More Roles Beyond the Octagon

Conor McGregor has set his sights on expanding his career into Hollywood, following his acting debut. His performance in the remake of the classic Road House opposite Jake Gyllenhaal has stirred mixed reactions but has not dampened his enthusiasm for acting.

The Transition from UFC to Film

“The Notorious” McGregor expressed satisfaction with his portrayal of “Knox” in the film, revealing that what was initially a small role evolved significantly during the production process. His adaptability and willingness to offer multiple takes for his scenes were well received by the film’s creators.

“The character started to get legs and arms, and then the role just grew,” McGregor on his expanding role during filming.

“They liked what they got, and I just did what I was told,” McGregor on fulfilling the film creators’ vision.

“I really feel I could play any role… I actually felt like I’d love to do another now,” McGregor on his ambition in acting.

“What can (UFC) come to me with now? Hollywood is now ready,” McGregor on leveraging his Hollywood prospects in negotiations with UFC.

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Insightful Revelations from McGregor

In a candid interview, McGregor discussed the unexpected growth of his character on set and his readiness to tackle more challenging roles. His experience on set was a journey of self-discovery, showcasing his versatility beyond the fighting ring.

A Pending UFC Comeback

While McGregor’s Hollywood journey begins, he reassures fans of his return to UFC, hinting at an upcoming fight with Michael Chandler. The specifics of the match remain under wraps, awaiting official announcement.


Hollywood as a Bargaining Chip

With two fights left in his UFC contract, McGregor views his foray into acting as an advantageous position for future negotiations. He believes his potential in Hollywood could offer him leverage, drawing parallels with legendary action stars.

Aspiring for Greater Heights

McGregor’s ambitions in acting are fueled by his desire to improve upon his debut performance. He sees a future where he can embody diverse characters, reflecting on the opportunities that lie ahead in both film and the UFC.

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