So, this is the coolest news you’ll read today. Conor McGregor, all-world UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, will reportedly make an appearance in one of the two remaining seasons of the hit HBO show.
According to Belfast Live, the UFC fighter, 28, is reportedly in talks to appear in one of the remaining two series of the hit HBO series, which is filmed in Belfast:
“It’s been agreed that McGregor will appear in one of the remaining two seasons of ‘Game of Thrones,’” an unnamed source said, “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.”
While we can’t imagine it’d be any more than a bit role, knowing the people behind Game Of Thrones, McGregor would be cast perfectly for an epic character. He’s got the look. He’s got the personality. He sure as hell has the voice. Hell, he’s already boys with Jon Snow, just check out that selfie above (kidding).
Plus, fans of Thrones and/or Conor McGregor will know these two worlds have already collided: