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Sports: Irish fighter Connor McGregor announces retirement from mix martial art UFC

Connor McGregor has announced a shock retirement retirement from Mixed Martial Art UFC. The Irish fighter made this known on social media where he wished all his colleagues who are still in the competition well.

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Connor McGregor exits the sport with a 21-4-0 record, and UFC belts in two divisions.

He tweeted:

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

McGregor is currently ranked 8th on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pound-for-pound list.

He makes the announcement hours after an interview aired on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, where he spoke of negotiations for an upcoming fight.

McGregor, told Fallon:

“My next fight, we’re in talks for July. We’ll see what happens. A lot of politics going on. The fight game is a mad game but as I said again, to my fans I am in shape and I am ready.”

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