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UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO TODAY'S MOST ICONIC SPORTS STAR
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL ON NOVEMBER 21, 2017 AND ON DVD ON DECEMBER 5, 2017 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow one of sport's most unforgettable journeys as the unflinching and brutally honest documentary, CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, arrives on digital and On Demand on November 21, 2017 and on DVD on December 5, 2017 from UPHE Content Group.
Boxing since the age of 12, Dublin-born Conor McGregor has gone from a plumbing apprenticeship and a life on benefits to being the current UFC Lightweight Champion and the biggest fight sports star in the world. Just 29 years old and a pro-fighter since 2008, with 18 wins by knock out under his belt, McGregor is an icon to his faithful fans who remain absorbed by his peerless skill, his fearless attitude and his infamous swagger. Much more than that though, McGregor is a personality who is hard to ignore and is admired within and without the world of UFC for his unrivalled passion, dedication and commitment.
CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all-areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mother's spare room with his girlfriend to claiming multiple championship belts and 9-figure pay packets. Featuring exclusive interviews, unprecedented access and fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his meteoric rise.
Following McGregor from his transition as a largely unknown fighter to the status he currently enjoys, the film includes highlights from throughout his career including winning the UFC championship belt in just 13 seconds and his shock loss to rival Nate Diaz, culminating in his recent foray into the world of boxing and his record-breaking Las Vegas bout against Floyd Mayweather.
With all the controversy, candor and steely-eyed self-belief we've come to expect, CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS offers an unprecedented glimpse into the public and private life of a man considered a hero by fans across the globe. A window into the world of one of sport's true individuals, this is timely, essential viewing.
Directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS is produced by Jamie D'Alton for Motive Films.
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Cast: Conor McGregor, Dee Devlin, John Kavanagh, Artem Lobov, Owen Roddy
Music Composer: Hugh Drumm
Music Supervisor: Juliet Martin
Film Editor: Andrew Hearne
Director of Photography: Darragh McCarthy
Producer: Graeme McDonnell
Executive Producers: Conor McGregor, Anne McLoughlin
Produced By: Jamie Lee D'Alton
Directed By: Gavin Fitzgerald
TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: December 5, 2017
Copyright: 2017 Universal Pictures Content Group
Selection Number: 61186247 / 61186254 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Widescreen
Rating: R for language throughout and some brutal sports violence
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French European, Latin American Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
ABOUT UPHE CONTENT GROUP:
Headquartered in London, UPHE Content Group is a repertoire centre of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, acquiring and producing multi-genre entertainment for distribution across theatrical, home entertainment, television and digital platforms on a worldwide basis. UPHE Content Group is part of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, which is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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