Conor McGregor’s “13th Jockey” Director Frank Coraci Shares Inside Story On UFC Champ’s Acting Chops


In this MMA H.E.A.T. Exclusive, Karyn Bryant talks with Director Frank Coraci (“The Waterboy,” “The Wedding Singer,” “Here Comes The Boom” and more) and gets the story behind the Pegasus World Cup Invitational ad campaign starring UFC Lightweight Champ (and former Featherweight Champ) Conor McGregor. Frank explains why the MMA superstar was the perfect person to promote the $12 million-dollar horse race, how Conor and co-star Jon Lovitz became an instantly-funny comedy duo and why he believes Conor could have a real future as an actor in Hollywood.

The inaugural Pegasus World Cup Invitational will be held at The Stronach Group’s premier destination, Gulfstream Park in South Florida on Saturday, January 28, 2017 and will surpass the Dubai World Cup as the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race. The Pegasus World Cup Invitational is restricted to 12 horses that will compete for a record setting $12 million USD purse. Tickets for The Pegasus World Cup Invitational are available online at

Fans worldwide are encouraged to take their share of the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race by entering for the chance to win $1,000,000 USD in the Pegasus Win-Win Contest,

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MMA H.E.A.T. is a headline-making production company dedicated to covering the emerging sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Hosted by FOX Sports anchor and former CNN anchor, Karyn Bryant, our content ranges from intimate fighter interviews, to event coverage (UFC, Bellator, WSOF, RUFF), to technique instruction and beyond. Success in MMA is the result of four core elements: Heart. Endurance. Aggression. Technique.™ Our unique magazine style series celebrates all of these pieces of the MMA fighting puzzle in a way that fans love. MMA H.E.A.T. is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and operates worldwide through partnerships and affiliates. It was co-founded by Wade Eck and Karyn Bryant.

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    • Dean D These guys have been his friends since he was a teenager, & Artem & Gunnar are probably in the gym putting in work & I know that's what Danis is doing cause he has a serious jiu-jitsu match coming up soon against a killer.

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