Conor McGregor may have been absent from the UFC Octagon for a long time. But his career is just fine. The fighter is working on his Hollywood debut with the remake of ‘Road House’ alongside famous actor, Jake Gyllenhaal. Fans are excited to see McGregor’s acting skills.

While there is still some time before people can witness ‘The Notorious’ on the big screen, he has created plenty of excitement around the film.

McGregor took to Facebook and shared a picture of himself and Jake Gyllenhaal. He teased fans and his co-star by writing “McGregor Vs Gyllenhaal #TheBoxOffice #RoadHouse”.

Fight fans have also been patiently waiting for the athlete to return to the UFC. After all, he has been feuding with several fighters. This includes the welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, who has been talking about him.

As per reports, he will return next year. However, till then, fans might find solace in McGregor Vs Gyllenhaal.

Conor McGregor: What is his role in Road House?

‘Mystic Mac’ will be seen sharing screen space with Gyllenhaal, Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, and several other actors.

As per ‘Deadline‘ Gyllenhaal will assert the role of a former UFC fighter who works as a bouncer. Details regarding McGregor’s role are sparse. However, it is clear he won’t be playing himself. Instead, he will take on an original character.

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Conor McGregor during F1 Monaco Gp (Photo by Alessio Morgese/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Filmmakers had approached the UFC star previously for a number of different projects. However, things didn’t work out. But the story with ‘Road House’ was different. Conor McGregor watched the original movie and enjoyed it. Thus, when insiders got to know he was open to working in the remake, they approached him with a part he loved.

The Amazon Original Movie will be available on Prime Video in more than 240 countries.

Will Conor McGregor’s addition to the film grab attention?

The fighter has been a pay-per-view superstar in the UFC. His fights with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz were one of the biggest. Hence, he is a superstar in the MMA business.

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Additionally, the former two-division champion knows how to stay relevant. He has a global reach since he has fans from all over the world.

It would be interesting to see if McGregor’s presence can pull in fight fans to watch ‘Road House’. What do you think?

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