UFC featherweight champion pronounces on Twitter that he has decided to withdraw young
MMA superstar Conor McGregor said here on Tuesday that he has decided to adjourn young. It was not clear whether the famously outspoken McGregor who is known for moving evidences are aiming to stimulate dispute was referencing a retirement effective immediately or in the future.
The UFC featherweight champion, who lost by second-round submission to Nate Diaz in a non-title engage last-place month, established the abrupt, cryptic announcement on his verified Twitter account.
The 27 -year-old from Dublin, who has emerged as the boasts biggest gather, had already signed for a rematch with Diaz at UFC 200 on 9 July, a fight he had reportedly clamored for in the weeks after sustaining his first career defeat in MMAs resulting promotion.
McGregors coach John Kavanagh was no less coy in appearing to confirm his soldiers bulletin. Well( it) was fun while it lasted, Kavanagh tweeted shortly after McGregors initial post.
The announcement comes one week after the death of Joao Carvalho from hurts stood during a Total Extreme Fighting card earlier this month where McGregor watched from ringside.
The Irishman announced Carvalho a inferno of a fighter in a Facebook pole following his run, lending: To determine a young man doing what he adores, emulating for a chance at a better life, and then to have it taken away is truly heartbreaking.
Adding to the distraction was a tweet from Diaz himself, mailed four minutes prior to Kavanaghs, in which the Californian appeared to announce his own retirement.
While the closely coordinated tweets prompted many spectators to write off the announcements as standard fight-game theatrics or perhaps an organized dissent to remove a better transaction from the promoter bookmaker William Hill now registers the odds of the fight being scampered at 1/4, with 11/4 stranges for it to go on as scheduled.
Calls to the UFC requesting comment on Tuesday afternoon were not immediately returned.
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