Hollywood Debutant Conor McGregor Predicts His Oscar Win With a Will Smith & Dana White Message

Published 10/07/2022, 1:40 PM EDT
Conor McGregor leaving Blanchardstown Court, Dublin, where he is charged with dangerous driving in relation to an incident in west Dublin in March. Picture date: Thursday June 23, 2022. (Photo by Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images)

The Oscar, also known as the Academy Award, is a highly prestigious award in Hollywood. It is the face of success and fame for the personalities across the cinematic universe.  

Talking about success, McGregor is a great athlete with a lifestyle that is on par with any Hollywood star. His cars and endeavors speak the same. But what would happen if the UFC champion, Conor McGregor won an Academy Award? ‘The Notorious’ shared a reel that announces his claim to an Oscar.


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Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor is a fan favorite lightweight and featherweight champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is amongst the highest paid athletes in the world, and that is reflected by his lifestyle and social media coverage. His insane collection of supercars have the ability to blow anyone’s mind off. He has been sighted multiple times flaunting his Lamborghinis. McGregor without a shade of doubt leads an extravagant life which, like mentioned, is no less than a Hollywood Star.

The Oscar Goes to Conor McGregor…

Recently, Conor McGregor shared a reel on his Instagram story. The story is an edit of the Academy Award winning actor, Will Smith, and Dana White announcing that ‘The Notorious’ won the Academy Award. In the end, McGregor is seen enjoying and celebrating in his red convertible supercar.  


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In the video reel, Will Smith begins announcing the winner of the Oscar, “And the Oscar goes to-”. Dana White, the president of UFC then screams, “Conor McGregor”. The clip ends with McGregor flaunting his Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Performante Spyder. 

Jared Leto would love to play ‘The Notorious’


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Although, Conor McGregor is a fan favorite UFC fighter, he does lack a biopic. Sooner or later, a movie based on UFC is bound to be premiered. With this in mind, the Oscar winner Jared Leto, has revealed that he would love to play McGregor.


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Jared Leto, in an interview said, “If we do the UFC movie, if I was younger, I’d play Conor McGregor. I’ve got the beard”. Subsequently, he added that he might be ‘too old’ to play ‘The Notorious’. On the contrary, this is the age of computer-generated imagery. Leto would be great in impersonating McGregor.


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The fans would love in fact, to see Conor McGregor in the Academy Awards. Without a doubt, he packs all the drama and action a star can. A movie dedicated to ‘The Notorious’ would be appreciated by the community as well. After all, it would be a movie based on one of the rising sports in the world. What do you think? Do you want to see the UFC fighter on the big screen? 



Krushna Prasad Pattnaik

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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Coming from a pharmaceutical background with a master's degree in the same and multiple scientific publications, his passion for combat sports and writing brought him to EssentiallySports, where both of his passions met in a beautiful collaboration. He is an instrumentalist and has a profound love for books.