UFC superstar Conor McGregor to star in TV show 'Game of Thrones'

Updated: Dec 07, 2016, 09:32 IST | Agencies |

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor, who is best known for destroying opponents in the Octagon, is all set to star in the latest series of Game of Thrones

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor, who is best known for destroying opponents in the Octagon, is all set to star in the latest series of Game of Thrones.

The current lightweight champ isn’t one to shy away from the big stage after putting UFC on the map with his antics, with a potential fight against unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather on the cards.

“It’s been agreed that McGregor will appear in one of the remaining two seasons of Game of Thrones. He was headhunted as it were by HBO, as one of the Game of Thrones’ directors is a huge UFC fan.

“They believed that he would be a perfect fit for the show,” a source was quoted as saying by the The Sunday Life.

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