Those of you who know about the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), will definitely know who Conor McGregor is. Those of you who don’t know about the UFC, will still have heard about him, too. Conor is a UFC superstar, and famous enough to be known by people who aren’t UFC fans, as well, and now it looks like The Notorious, might just join our favorite show, Game of Thrones.
According to a report by an Irish newspaper, The Sunday Life, an anonymous source has said that ConorMcGregor has been in talks about a role in the series, for Season 7, or 8, the penultimate season. The source sounds pretty confident to us. The statement read :
“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.”
Guess what? Conor is also pals with The Mountain, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson. Imagine what a face-off between the two will look like! Here’s a video of a friendly fight between the two :
That definitely excites us! What role do you think Conor McGregor will play in Game of Thrones? Tell us in the comments, below!