Irish fighter McGregor beaten by Nurmagomedov announces his retirement
Irish professional mixed martial artist Conor McGregor has announced his retirement at the age of 30.
"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," McGregor wrote on Twitter
McGregor is one of the most famous fighters in the UFC history, who had 25 encounters in mixed martial arts and gained 21 victories, with four defeats. He won his first UFC title in 2015. McGregor became the first fighter to hold two UFC titles in different weight classes.
On October 6, 2018, McGregor was defeated by Russian mixed style fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas.