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Conor McGregor Shatters Box Office Records with Hollywood Debut in ‘Road House’

Conor McGregor, the renowned UFC fighter, has made a stunning entry into Hollywood with his role in the remake of the 1989 classic “Road House.” McGregor’s appearance in “Road House” not only marks his debut in the film industry but also contributes to Amazon’s massive success with the blockbuster.

In the movie, McGregor portrays the character Knox, while the lead role of Elwood Dalton is played by Jake Gyllenhaal. The storyline revolves around Dalton, a former UFC fighter turned head bouncer at a roadhouse in the Florida Keys, where fights among patrons are a common occurrence.

Following the release of “Road House” on March 21, it quickly became Amazon Prime’s most-watched movie, garnering a staggering 50 million views within two weekends. McGregor took to Twitter to congratulate Amazon Studios and MGM Studios on this achievement, highlighting the film’s remarkable success.

Despite his newfound success in Hollywood, McGregor is gearing up for his return to the octagon later this year. His last fight was in 2021 against Dustin Poirier, and he is eager to step back into the ring. While there is no official confirmation regarding the date or venue for McGregor’s comeback fight, speculation suggests it could take place on June 29 during a highly anticipated pay-per-view event in Las Vegas.

McGregor’s potential opponent for his comeback fight is Michael Chandler, another prominent figure in the UFC. Chandler has hinted at an imminent announcement regarding the fight, leaving fans eagerly awaiting confirmation from UFC CEO Dana White.

In addition to a showdown with Chandler, McGregor has expressed his desire for a rematch with Dustin Poirier, aiming to avenge his previous loss. Furthermore, McGregor has his sights set on a lucrative third fight with Nate Diaz, adding more excitement to his anticipated return to the octagon.

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