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Must-See Moment: Conor McGregor's Headbutt to Jake Gyllenhaal in Movie Trailer!

While recovering from a leg injury sustained in his last fight against Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor has been busy with various projects, including his involvement in the remake of the iconic film "Road House." McGregor's foray into acting alongside renowned actor Jake Gyllenhaal has garnered significant attention, particularly with the recent release of the film's trailer and finalized premiere date on Amazon Prime Video.

Conor McGregor

McGregor has been absent from the octagon since his first-round defeat to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, where he suffered a leg injury. Following this loss, McGregor took a hiatus from fighting to focus on recovery, even stepping out of the USADA testing pool.

One of McGregor's ventures during this time is his involvement in the remake of the 1989 classic film "Road House," originally starring Patrick Swayze. The remake has been in the works for a decade and underwent several casting changes before McGregor and Gyllenhaal were selected as the lead stars.

Despite little information about the film's progress since a night of filming at UFC 285, a finalized poster and release date for the movie have now been revealed. The reimagined "Road House," featuring McGregor and Gyllenhaal, is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on March 21st.

Accompanying the announcement of the release date was the debut of the film's trailer, offering fans a glimpse of McGregor's acting skills. The trailer also showcased McGregor's physical transformation for the role, although his specific character remains unclear. Gyllenhaal's character, described as a former UFC middleweight fighter turned bouncer, is central to the movie's plot set in a Florida Keys roadhouse.

While McGregor appears committed to his acting pursuits, recent social media posts hint at a potential return to MMA. McGregor expressed his desire to fight Michael Chandler on June 29th, with Chandler accepting the challenge and proposing a middleweight bout. However, UFC President Dana White later tempered expectations, suggesting that McGregor's fighting plans should only be considered official when announced by the UFC directly.


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