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Conor McGregor To Release Movie

The Film Follows His MMA Career

Many knew Conor McGregor’s story would be a movie one day. Few people expected it to be this soon.

The UFC Lightweight Champion has quite an amazing story. Before signing to the UFC in 2013, McGregor was cashing welfare checks and contemplating retiring from MMA. Flash-forward to 2017, he is the biggest star ever in his sport, one of the most famous athletes in the world, and just made an estimated nine-figures when he boxed Floyd Mayweather.

The film, Notorious, documents his journey from being a low-paid fighter in Ireland, to being the main event in the biggest fight in combat sports history.

Earlier Thursday, the full-length trailer was released on McGregor’s social media.

https://youtu.be/W4uZNtUw4K4

The trailer shows a baby-faced, tatoo-less McGregor from when he first started fighting to the full-bearded, inked-up fighter he is now.

The film is set to be released in theaters on November 8th.

As for his fighting carer, no word yet on who or when he will get back inside the octagon. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are fighting at UFC 216 in Las Vegas this weekend for the interim lightweight championship, so technically they should fight McGregor next. But who should and who ends up fighting for the belt doesn’t always make sense.

McGregor may try and take another big money fight after making so much with Mayweather. The only real fight for him to make a lot of money would be a rubber match with Nate Diaz.

Each fighter have won a fight apiece against one another, so the third fight (and for the first time, for a belt) would be a big payday for McGregor.

Photo: AP

The lightweight champion has stated he wants to see what happens this weekend at UFC 216 before making an decision on who and when he will fight.

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