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Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor has shocked the world yet again as he announced that he has retired from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. He took to Twitter to announce his retirement.

Conor McGregor retires from Mixed Martial Arts - Conor

The former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion tweeted that he has formally retired from the sport called Mixed Martial Arts.

Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today. 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!” He tweeted.

Conor McGregor was the first fighter in the UFC to simultaneously hold titles in two weight classes. He first won the UFC featherweight title by knocking out Jose Aldo inside 13 seconds back in December of 2015.

He won the UFC lightweight title back in November of 2016 when knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

The Irishmen also ventured into the world of boxing having fought legendary undefeated star Floyd Mayweather Jr back in 2017, where he lost the fight via TKO in the tenth round.

He last fought against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas where he lost the fight via submission in the fourth round.

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