McGregor Announces His Retirement
The popular Mixed Martial Art fighter, Cronor McGregor has formally announced his retirement from UFC at the early hour of Tuesday via his Twitter handle @TheNotoriousMMA.
“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 fighter twitted.
The 30 years old McGregor is the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion and one of the biggest draws in MMA. He returned to UFC last fall after a hiatus during which he made his boxing debut and suffered a loss to Floyd Mayweather. He was suspended from UFC for six months and fined $50,000 for a brawl after his loss to Nurmagomedov in October.
McGregor has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, since 2008. They have one child together, Conor Jack McGregor Jr., born in 2017.
He had once reported to have announced his retirement before coming back in 2016, however it remain uncertain that the Irish fighter will not come back again.