Jake Gyllenhaal picked up the middleweight world title by knocking out MMA veteran Jay Hieron involving fights at UFC 285 on Saturday night time.
The Academy Award-nominated actor appeared as Elwood Dalton to movie combat scenes for his quickly-to-be-launched Amazon Primary remake of the 1980s traditional Street Residence.
Among the real fights, Gyllenhaal entertained the T-Mobile Arena crowd in Las Vegas by filming what appears to be a pivotal struggle scene with Hieron who plays his opponent, Jack Harris.
In the scene, the 42-yr-old is caught with his back from the cage as Hieron lands many significant head shots prior to Gyllenhaal turns the tide with a a few-punch mixture.
Immediately after staying dropped by the Hollywood superstar’s third shot, Hieron tries to get back again to his ft but is place back again down by a amazing traveling knee reminiscent of Jorge Masvidal’s well known KO of Ben Askren.
Gyllenhaal finishes the fight with ground strikes and continues to hit his rival even as referee Chris Tognoni waves off the bout and tries to get him to cease throwing punches.
Scenes for Highway Home have been filmed throughout the UFC 285 battle week.
On Friday, the weigh-in for Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane was interrupted so Gyllenhaal could step on the scale and shoot a scene to set up the fight they filmed the next working day.
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UFC president Dana White will have a cameo in the 2023 motion picture as he squared off the two fictional fighters off in advance of they bought into an altercation when Gyllenhaal’s character slapped Hieron’s.
In a submit-weigh-in job interview, Gyllenhaal’s character claimed: “This f***er just will make me chuckle, ’cause he’s a f***ing joke. Let’s go. Just give me the belt. Just give it to me. Hand it to me.”
Hieron’s character termed Gyllenhaal a ‘f***ing bum’ and replied: “I promise you which is the a person and only strike you get. I’m placing you to sleep tomorrow night.”
UFC legend Conor McGregor was also in attendance at the weigh-in.
The Irishman will make his acting debut alongside Gyllenhaal in Road Home, but it is now unclear who McGregor will enjoy, despite the fact that it is identified that he will look as an first character and the charismatic MMA star will not be showing as himself.
‘Notorious’ filmed his scenes for the movie in 2022 and is now working on the hottest collection of The Supreme Fighter alongside Michael Chandler in advance of they battle later this year.