UFC superstar Conor McGregor has finally been confirmed to appear in the new season of Game of Thrones
UFC president Dana White confirmed the rumors of the lightweight champion joining the cast of the HBO fantasy when he was quizzed about the matter during an appearance on Fox Sports Live with Jay and Dan.
He said: “I knew that a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show. And I’m glad he did it. It’ll be great.”
Conor already has a connection with the show as he has trained with Hafthor Bjornsson who portrays the popular character of Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) on the show.
As for his role, don’t expect it to be too significant, community Watchers on the Wall received information from an unidentified source who suggested that Mcgregor will play a pirate belonging to Euron Greyjoy’s crew on the ship.
The source also claims that the role will not be significant, in fact, it is believed that McGregor will not even have a speaking part.
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