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McGregor pulls out of Vin Diesel movie to focus on training for UFC 200

The Dubliner has reportedly decided not to take on a role in xXx: The Return of Zander.

Conor McGregor after his defeat to Nate Diaz.
Conor McGregor after his defeat to Nate Diaz.
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HOLLYWOOD MIGHT BE calling but Conor McGregor isn’t picking up.

The Dubliner was expected to feature in Vin Diesel’s upcoming xXx sequel, xXx: The Return of Zander, but has reportedly pulled out of the production following his defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196.

McGregor’s next fight is still unknown following his shock loss to Diaz just over two weeks ago, as the 27-year-old plots a winning return.

The SBG fighter is expected to fight again at UFC 200 on 9 July, with a rematch with Diaz still a possibility, and he is believed to have cancelled an agreement to appear in Diesel’s movie to focus on training.

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