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UFC Champion Conor McGregor Announces Retirement

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Professional mixed martial artist and two-division UFC World Champion, Conor McGregor has announced he is retiring from the sport.

McGregor, who is also a boxer, made the announcement in a post on his official Twitter account on Sunday morning.

The 31-year-old said “Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting.

“Thank you all for the amazing memories.

“What a ride it’s been!

“Here is a picture of myself and my mother in Las Vegas post one of my World title wins!

“Pick the home of your dreams Mags I love you.

“Whatever you desire it’s yours.’’

Naija News recalls that McGregor had in March 2009 announced his retirement but made a u-turn to battle American fighter Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone whom he won with a technical knockout.

McGregor leaves the sport ranked 8th on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pound-for-pound list with a record of 22 wins and four losses.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.