Conor McGregor cancelled film role with Vin Diesel to focus on training for UFC 200

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It looks as though Conor McGregor is learning from the mistakes of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and focusing on fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 200 rather than taking part in a blockbuster movie.

The featherweight champion was allegdly set to feature in Vin Diesel’s XXX film but has cancelled his appearance because he doesn’t want any distractions in the lead up to the biggest UFC show in history.

UFC 200 will be held on July 9, 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ariel Helwani reported last week that the UFC are looking at Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 to headline the flagship show and it looks like McGregor is taking the rematch as seriously as can be.

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