FILE: Conor McGregor poses during a rite weigh-in for a UFC 229 churned martial humanities quarrel in Las Vegas.
MMA warrior Conor McGregor announced he was timid from a foe in a twitter early Tuesday morning.
“I’ve motionless to retire from a foe rigourously famous as “Mixed Martial Art” today,” McGregor said. “I wish all my aged colleagues good going brazen in competition. we now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!”
McGregor, who’s from Ireland, is a former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion and one of a biggest draws in MMA. He returned to UFC final tumble after a interregnum during that he done his fighting debut, a detriment to Floyd Mayweather.
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The proclamation came after a 30-year-old UFC star was arrested in Florida earlier Monday for allegedly outstanding a fan’s phone outside a hotel in Miami Beach, according to police.
McGregor, who has not fought given early October, has garnered a repute for his unruly behavior. He was arrested final Aug for allegedly ruinous a window of a train that was filled with UFC fighters in New York City.
Earlier this year, he perceived a cessation and excellent for a fight that unfolded after an Oct. 6 fight in Las Vegas opposite UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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This is not a initial time McGregor has announced his retirement. In Apr 2016, he tweeted: “I have motionless to retire young. Thanks for a cheese. Catch ya’s later.”
If his retirement proclamation is loyal this time, a UFC champ will have finished with a record of 21 wins and 4 losses, according to Fox Sports.
The Associated Press contributed to this report