Conor McGregor retiring from MMA? UFC star teases another departure from fighting
Recovery from an injury he endured at UFC 264, Conor McGregor has left followers guessing concerning what his following action will be when. Once more, he might have cryptically introduced his retired life from MMA.
In a series of messages on Twitter, McGregor teased his main absence from the octagon. McGregor said, “Mma, I’ll never neglect you!
Mma, I’ll never forget you! Easy work.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 4, 2022
A couple of hrs later, he priced quote “Titanic” by claiming, “Sickness never ever released, Jack!” That might have been referring to MMA.
Is Conor McGregor relinquishing MMA?
Conor McGregor was on cloud nine a couple of years ago, winning the UFC lightweight and lightweight titles with ease. In 2016 he defeated Eddie Alvarez for the light-weight title. That would certainly be his last defend the UFC till 2019.
In 2017, he combated Floyd Mayweather in a boxing spell. With the battle making him one of the richest professional athletes of perpetuity, McGregor’s time in the octagon was restricted. Returning against Khabib Nurmagomedov, McGregor was dominated. Because returning, McGregor is 1-3.
At UFC 264, McGregor lost his 2nd battle in a row versus Dustin Poirier. McGregor has also teased a rematch with Mayweather.
Utilizing his brand-new film venture, McGregor teased (right after revealing his prospective retired life) that he will eventually be back in the octagon.
” I’ll be back! For humankind! I need to return! Pleased birthday my guy, @Schwarzenegger! Hope you as well as H take pride in my recovery/ work and also my latest go on the board. Fun times ahead, bring it.”
Conor McGregor’s retirement background
Think it or not this is not the very first time McGregor has actually teased his retired life from MMA.
In 2016, McGregor introduced his retired life leading to a rematch with Nate Diaz. This sought he remained in trouble with the UFC after no-showing a media event. That retired life would only last one day.
I have decided to retire young.
Thanks for the cheese.
Catch ya's later.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 19, 2016
In March 2019, McGregor teased leaving the sport once again. After shedding to then-UFC light-weight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018, his initial battle given that 2016, a substantial quarrel occurred in and out of the octagon. McGregor was put on hold by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his component in the wild circumstance. At the time, UFC President Dana White showed McGregor’s retirement was a result of him wishing to safeguard a possession risk in the UFC. When McGregor was dealing with numerous lawful issues, this was additionally.
When he made an additional retired life post complying with UFC 250 in 2020, McGregor once again swiped the limelight. He had just defeated Donald Cerrone to start the year as well as was ready to fight back to the top of the lightweight division. McGregor wished to wait to see just how a fight with Nurmagomedov and also then-interim light-weight champion Justin Gaethje went. Arrangements fell flat. After private messages between McGregor and also White were shared on social media, McGregor made a decision to use an all-too-familiar method.
It is unknown what McGregor’s intentions remain in this latest collection of tweets. An old expression matters now more than ever: “Fool me once, embarassment on you; trick me twice, embarassment on me.”