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18th Jan 2017

EXCLUSIVE: UFC part-owner Ben Affleck wants Conor McGregor to fight Floyd Mayweather

Eoghan Doherty

Big news…

While promoting his brand new gangster flick of good men gone bad, Live By Night (in cinemas now), Hollywood hero and all-round sound man, Ben Affleck, took some time to sit down for a very interesting chat.

Having been fortunate enough to previously talk to the Oscar-winning director and actor for Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice and The Accountant, we caught up with Mr Affleck and his co-star, Chris Messina, to talk about fancy fedoras, terrific Tommy Guns and he disclosed three very important pieces of information…

1. He revealed his love for Wicklow man, Hozier, and his magnificent music.

2. He also revealed that Brendan Gleeson is his daddy. (We’re still waiting on the DNA results of this particular claim.)

3. And, last, but most certainly not least, Ben Affleck, part-owner of the UFC, also revealed that he really wants to see Irish superstar Conor McGregor fight Floyd Mayweather in what the actor believes would be “the biggest fight in the last 30 years.”


Here’s the superbly Hozier-soundtracked trailer to help you get in the mood…

Clip via Warner Bros. UK

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