McGregor who is one of the most successful martial arts names announced his retirement early on Tuesday.
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!
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 26, 2019
He has been a UFC champion in two weight classes and has been able to pull up a large class due to his marketability. This comes hours just after he stated that he was on negotiation on a fight that was o take place in April. Connor McGregor has been at the center of controversy recently whereby he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC. The fight was marred with post- about chaos after both fighters and their entourages were engaged in a scuffle leading to the suspension of Nurmagomeov for nine months and 6 Months for McGregor by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Sports Commentators commenting on his announcement stated that this was a right move to make due to his account balance. The athlete has been banking huge sums of money from his performances and his Whiskey has been gaining traction in the market despite awful reviews. McGregor was also earlier this month involved in criminal mischief which was termed as criminal felonies by the police for taking a man’s cell phone outside Fontainebleau Hotel
This is not the 30-year-old fighter has announced his retirement on Twitter. April 2016 he also announced his early retirement before coming back from retirement 2 days later booking a fight with Diaz at UFC 202 where he won.