Conor McGregor, the star of the MMA, retires - The Point

The third time will be the good ? It is this that is ask the many fans of Conor McGregor, star irish mixed martial arts and a true figurehead of the discipline.

Conor McGregor, the star of the MMA, retires - The Point

The third time will be the good ? It is this that is ask the many fans of Conor McGregor, star irish mixed martial arts and a true figurehead of the discipline. At 31 years old, he announced again his retirement Sunday on his Twitter account. "Hey, guys, I have decided to withdraw from the fight. Thank you all for the amazing memories ! What an adventure ! " tweeted McGregor.

This is the third time that the champion of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), the main promoter of MMA fighting, the announcement put an end to his sports career. McGregor had decided the first time to withdraw from the MMA in 2016, before coming back on its decision after having negotiated a new contract with a significantly upgraded. The Irishman, nicknamed "The Notorious" (literally, the famous one), had hung up a second time in march 2019 after suffering a defeat in October 2018, the face of the Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor was finally ravisé in October 2019 and had made his return to the octagon in January at Las Vegas and was imposed in 40 seconds only face American Donald Cerrone.

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McGregor has held the title UFC of weight feathers from 2015 to 2016, and a light weight from 2016 to 2018. But it is by participating in a fight, a controversial boxing in the face of the american legend Floyd Mayweather, in August 2017 in Las Vegas, that it has gained a worldwide reputation and wealth. The Irish also had to deal repeatedly with the justice. He has been involved in two assaults in the United States.

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