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Conor McGregor surprises fans as target in new ‘Hitman’ DLC

After his high-profile role in this year Road house remake, UFC star Conor McGregor will once again use his acting skills as a character in the new DLC for Hitman: world of murder.

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Apart from its presence in all five editions of the popular EA Sports-UFC video game, McGregor previously dipped his toe into both the world of video games and acting when he made a brief appearance as Captain Bradley Fillion in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare back in 2016.

“The Notorious” is now ready for a slightly bigger video game role as the former two-division champion appears in the new DLC for Hitman: world of murder as “The Disruptor”, an MMA fighter who must be eliminated by the game’s protagonist, Agent 47.

McGregor’s post notes, “I only see easy targets,” but players downloading the new one Hitman DLC gets the chance to kill off “The Disruptor” in a variety of creative ways that have become a hallmark of the series and helped make it wildly popular.

The former two-division UFC champion appears to be in good spirits as of late, despite having to withdraw from his return match at last Saturday’s UFC 303, and was in attendance at Bellator Champions Series: Dublin last weekend to corner Sinead Kavanagh in a losing effort against Arlen Blencowe.

UFC news: Conor McGregor surprises fans as target in new "Hitman" DLC

Conor McGregor at the 3Arena for Bellator Champions Series: Dublin. / (Jose Peñuela Bellator Europe 3)

News of McGregor’s new video game role will do little to sate the appetite of fans eager to see his return match with Michael Chandler rebooked, but those same fans may be tempted to download the latest version. Hitman DLC and take away some of their frustrations on “The Disruptor”.

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