Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts – again – at the age of 31. The Irishman posted the announcement under his Twitter handle @TheNotoriousMMA on Sunday with a photo of his mother. “Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting. Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been!,” McGregor wrote to his 8.1 million followers. McGregor made his announcement immediately after Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes, when she beat featherweight contender Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 in Las Vegas. READ MORE:Kiwi UFC stars tip triumphant return for Conor McGregor against Donald CerroneConor McGregor’s UFC retirement really a power struggle with president Dana WhiteRetired UFC star Conor McGregor under investigation for sexual assault – report It’s not the first time McGregor has called an end to his career. In March last year McGregor retired as reports surfaced he was under investigation for an alleged sexual assault. A separate allegation was reported later in the year, and in January McGregor responded in an interview with ESPN, saying: “Time will show all”. He was last month listed 16th on Forbes’ sporting… Read full this story
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