Conor McGregor announces his retirement from the sport on social media Sunday. The news was tweeted after the end of the UFC 250 event.
“Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting,” the tweet said. “Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been! Here is a picture of myself and my mother in Las Vegas post one of my World titles wins! Pick the home of your dreams Mags I love you! Whatever you desire it’s yours”
McGregor made his comeback to MMA earlier this year when he defeated Donald Cerrone in the first round of UFC 246. His last fight, in January 2020, saw him beat American fan favorite Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas.
he told ESPN: “I’m a bit bored of the game. I’m just not excited about the game.
UFC president Dana White paid tribute to McGregor after the conclusion of UFC 250 in Las Vegas early Sunday morning.
Even the 31-year-old, a legend of this UFC, isn’t a stranger to controversy and also struck on the news headlines annually to get an assault in an elderly person in a Dublin pub which has been seized at a viral video.UFC president Dana White was requested regarding McGregor’s statement later UFC 250, expressing, “there’s no necessity to struggle. If those guys wish to sit down retire and out. If that is exactly what Conor McGregor, then Jon Jones and Jorge Masvidal are experiences at the moment. … We are at a pandemic. The planet really is a mad place at this time and everyone else feels. I believe everybody pissed off, been wrapped from their own houses for just 3 weeks “