Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion pronounces retirement

Conor McGregor (proper) is assumed to have earned $30m combating undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather in 2017

Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has retired from combined martial arts.

The Irish fighter, 30, introduced his determination on social media on Tuesday.

“I’ve determined to retire from the game formally often known as ‘Combined Martial Artwork’ as we speak,” he mentioned.

McGregor’s final struggle led to defeat, when he was crushed by Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018 – the Russian successful the light-weight contest by a fourth-round submission.

The Irishman, a former trainee plumber had established himself as one of many sport’s main fighters.

And on the peak of his powers he was crushed by Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match in August 2017, incomes an estimated $30m (£23m) within the course of.

In 2018, McGregor was ordered to have anger administration coaching and carry out 5 days of group service by a courtroom in return for felony expenses being dropped after he had attacked a bus containing rival UFC fighters.

Earlier this month McGregor was arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing a fan’s cellphone as they tried to take photos of him.

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