UFC featherweight champion gains the attention of two movie stars
One of Conor McGregor's ambitions was to win a UFC title and that was done when he took just 13 seconds in the early hours of Sunday to take the featherweight belt from Jose Aldo.
Whether he sees himself going down the acting route some day is unclear.
Certainly he has come to the attention of a couple of Hollywood stars.
The Fast and The Furious' Vin Diesel posted a photo of himself with the Dubliner on Instagram today with the caption, "Timing and precision... The casting of the new XXX gets more exciting everyday":
A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Dec 14, 2015 at 12:26pm PST
And Mark Wahlberg of The Departed fame was also asked about the prospects of future film projects with McGregor: