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Conor McGregor Announces Plan to ‘Retire Young’

Via [Andrius Petrucenia - UFC 189 World Tour Aldo vs. McGregor London 2015](

Via Andrius Petrucenia - UFC 189 World Tour Aldo vs. McGregor London 2015.

Is UFC star Conor McGregor retiring from the world of MMA? If his own Twitter account is to be believed, yes. The Irish fighter tweeted his plans to “retire young” and thanked the fans for the money he’s made over the years:

McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, tweeted the following:

Even so, many on social media remain skeptical, especially considering McGregor is slated for a rematch with Nate Diaz in July. ESPN was unable to get more details from anyone in McGregor’s camp.

But as the worldwide leader points out, McGregor was in attendance when Joao Carvalho sustained injuries during a recent fight that ultimately led to his death. Whether or not this “retirement” talk is somehow related to Carvalho’s passing remains to be seen.

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