Jake Gyllenhaal is wanting combat-ready.
The 42-year-old actor took an already hyped T-Cellular Area to an entire new stage when he showed up with a shredded body.
Gyllenhaal was filming a scene for the upcoming film “Road House,” a reimagined story of the 1989 hit starring Patrick Swayze.
Within the now-viral video, Gyllenhaal, in true UFC weigh-in vogue, ran onto the stage pumped-up, ripped off his UFC sweatshirt and confirmed the gang (and cameras), his ripped physique.
The “Brokeback Mountain” actor then stepped onto the dimensions, weighing in at 184 and a half kilos, slightly below the UFC max for a middleweight fighter.
The movie options Elwood Dalton, a former UFC fighter, difficult middleweight belt in opposition to champion Jack Harris, performed by former MMA world champion Jay Hieron.
Following the weigh-ins, UFC President Dana White, introduced the 2 “fighters” collectively for the standard face-off, just for Gyllenhaal’s character to jab Hieron within the face, prompting each fighters to be separated.
UFC play-by-play announcer, Jon Anik, shortly ran as much as Gyllenhaal, asking if it was his intention to slap strike Hieron’s character.
“I can’t even consider I educated six weeks for this s-t, to combat this piece of s-t. Simply give me the belt now. Come on motherf—ker. Let’s go,” Gyllenhaal mentioned.
UFC star Conor McGregor, who’s believed to be the right-hand man for the movie’s fundamental antagonist, according to NewsAU, was additionally in attendance previous to the shoot.
“Las Vegas! Who’s prepared for tomorrow evening? We’ve obtained the most important combat in Highway Home historical past, Harris versus Dalton UFC 222,” McGregor mentioned. “Everybody on this area, you’re about to be a part of my film that’s popping out with myself and Jake Gyllenhaal. A Joe Silver manufacturing, be certain that to cheer for the weigh-ins and let’s go Las Vegas.”
“I need no matter designer PEDs Jake Gyllenhaal is on. Sheesh,” MMA Preventing deputy editor Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted Friday.
“Jake Gyllenhaal who gave you permission?” one other Twitter user wrote.
“Extra like Jacked Gyllenhall, amirite?” a third added.
One other fan named Nikki said in contrast Gyllenhall to his earlier preventing film from 2015 earlier than others talked about how comparable it was to the one weigh-in scene in Swayze’s film.
“It might be unattainable to take what made that film a traditional and make it once more, not to mention higher,” one fan wrote.
“I’ve sure traces that I received’t cross, and this remake is on the flawed facet,” said another user.
“How dare they tarnish one of many biggest motion pictures ever made,” one Twitter user said.
“Wait, Remake? I don’t keep in mind Swayze weighing in at a UFC occasion earlier than his Shift on the Double Deuce,” a nod to the restaurant, Swayze’s character John Dalton labored at.