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Dana White says Conor McGregor will appear on 'Game of Thrones'

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McGregor faces off against The Mountain (1:06)

UFC star Conor McGregor spars with The Mountain from Game of Thrones, Iceland's Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson. (1:06)

UFC star Conor McGregor will be featured in the upcoming season of HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to UFC president Dana White.

"I knew . . . a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show," White said in an interview with Fox Sports Live with Jay and Dan. "And I'm glad he did it. It'll be great."

McGregor, who most recently knocked out Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter in mixed martial arts history to hold multiple UFC titles at the same time, has some time on his hands, as his next fight won't come before May.

There are no specifics regarding McGregor's role in the seventh season of the show, but one can only hope another McGregor-The Mountain sparring session, as shown above, is in the cards.