Conor McGregor Has Declared Retirement!
Cornor McGregor just retired from MMA. Would we be seeing another boxing fight?
Cornor McGregor – The former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion has announced retirement from MMA.
The 30-year-old Irishman finished with a record of 21-4. On Tuesday morning he tweeted that he had decided to retire and he wishes all his former colleagues best of luck.
“ Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as Mixed Martial Art today. I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement.
Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas! “
The Irishman, who finishes with 21-4 record, said on his Twitter account on Tuesday morning that he had decided to call it a day and wished his former colleagues well.
McGregor, 30, returned to the octagon last October after a hiatus of nearly two years where he fought Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight strap.
McGregor’s Last Match
The last match he was in was against Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight championship
McGregor lost to Khabib with a fouth-round submission which then ended with a post-fight brawl leading both fighters to a fine and suspension.
How McGregor Bacame A UFC Star
McGregor became a star of UFC when he defeated three of the best boxers in a row. Diego Brandao, Dustin Poirier and Chad Mendes
After that he won the feather title by knocking out Jose Aldo within 13 seconds.
McGregor’s first defeat was against Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in his welterweight debut. After that his 15 win streak started in which he defeated Nate in a rematch.
After defeating Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship, McGregor became MMA’s first dual-weight champion
The Money Fight
McGregor lost ‘The Money Fight’ against Floyd which had more than a million pay per view buyers in UK and four million in USA. He lost by a 10th round TKO.
McGregor Getting Into Fights Outside The Ring
After that McGregor started being involved in fight outside the ring as much as inside
He stamped on a fan’s mobile in Miami and was arrested and charged with a robbery a month before the fight.
McGregor Has Talked About Retirement Before
McGregor has talked about retirement before in 2016 when he posted
“I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese. Catch ya’s later.”
McGregor On The Tonight Show
On the tonight show on Monday, McGregor told Jimmy Felon that he might be fighting this summer.
“We’re in talks for July,”
McGregor told Fallon in quotes reported by MMA Fighting.
“So we’ll see what happens. A lot of politics going on. The fight game is a mad game. But again, like I said, and to my fans, I am in shape and I am ready.”
“I’ve done a lot, I’ve fought a lot,”
“I’ve never pulled out of contests. I’ve gone through some crazy injuries, some crazy external situations that many a man would sprint for the hills if it happened to them”.
“But I stood firm, (I’ve) done my piece for the company….Like I said, this whiskey is my baby. I have a lot of great entities. I don’t necessarily need to fight.”
“I am set for life, my family is set for life. We are good. But I am eager to fight. So, we will see what happens. I’m just staying ready, as I like to say.”
A stunt of McGregor is actually going to retire?
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