World|sport|March 26, 2019 / 01:28 PM
Conor McGregor 'to retire' from MMA

AKIPRESS.COM - Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport, posting the news on Twitter.

"Hey guys quick announcement, I've decided to retire from the sport formally known as 'Mixed Martial Art' today," wrote McGregor, 30, on the social media platform Tuesday.

"I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!"

The controversial Irish fighter, whose nickname is "Notorious," is currently ranked 8th on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pound-for-pound list. He leaves the sport with a 21-4-0 record, and UFC belts in two divisions.

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