Conor McGregor Says He’s Decided to “Retire Young” in Cryptic Tweet (UPDATE)

Is Conor McGregor retiring or just kidding around?

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While most people seem to think Conor McGregor's retirement (er, "retirement"?) is just a troll job on his part, The MMA Hour host Ariel Helwani has spoken with several sources who have indicated that McGregor is serious about retiring:

McGregor's coach John Kavanagh​ also just posted this:

And if McGregor is serious about retiring, it might not be as surprising as we all think. He has talked about getting out of the game quickly in the past:


Nate Diaz saw Conor McGregor's tweet and responded with this:

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Conor McGregoris scheduled to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 200 this summer. Or is he?

This afternoon, he randomly took to Twitter and revealed that he has decided to “retire young.” He also thanked everyone for filling his bank account:

So is McGregor really finished? We seriously doubt it. He can't go out like this.

But for what it's worth, some people are starting to point out that McGregor appears to follow quite a few WWE personalities on Twitter:

We won't jump to any conclusions, but stay tuned. There has to be more to this story.

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