UFC star Conor McGregor hijacks Sydney Sweeney’s Instagram comments to promote ‘Road House’ movie

Conor McGregor hijacks Sydney Sweeney's Instagram comments to promote Road House

In a movie which has seen him donned a “marketing genius”, former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor cleverly managed to promote the upcoming release of Road House – landing himself top comment on American actress, Sydney Sweeney’s Instagram account – as the Euphoria star promoted her own work.

McGregor, a former undisputed lightweight and featherweight champion under the banner of the Dana White-led promotion, is currently deep into a global media tour to promote the upcoming remake of Road House – starring alongside lead, Jake Gyllenhaal, with McGregor apparently serving as lead antagonist in the feature.

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Set to debut on screens next week as it gears up for an Amazon Prime release, McGregor took the time to promote Road House in clever fashion on the above-mentioned, Sweeney’s Instagram page, with the 26-year-old actress recently garnering attention on social media for her monologue on SNL (Saturday Night Live).

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Conor McGregor takes over Sydney Sweeney’s viral Instagram post

Heralded for his promotional work by her followers, McGregor posted, “Road House March 21st.” – landing himself top comment on Sydney Sweeney’s post, which she had made initially to herself promote her role in an upcoming release of Immaculate

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Growing impatient with a lack of movement on his impending return to the Octagon, McGregor revealed during his promotional tour that a lack of confirmation on potential December and January led to inactivity in his training regime, and resulting in a drop off in motivation.

However, confirming he retains just two fights on his current contract with the UFC, McGregor claimed “negotiations are ongoing” for him to make a return – and compete at least twice later this year, in a targeted fight against Michael Chandler, firstly.

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Furthermore, the Dubliner voiced his interest in fighting two-time foe, Nate Diaz in a trilogy rubber match as soon as September in the main event of UFC 306 at the Las Vegas Sphere – was ultimately shot down by promotional leader, White.

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