3rd retirement announcement for Irish MMA superstar McGregor

first_imgThe 31-year-old – one of the most popular MMA fighters in history, had an impressive record of 22-4. He also became the first UFC fighter to hold championship belts in lightweight and featherweight divisions simultaneously. “Hey guys, I’ve decided to retire from fighting. Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been!” McGregor wrote on his verified Twitter account. Irish mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor gets punched by arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov during their Ultimate Fighting Championship showdown in 2018. McGregor announced his retirement from the sport for the third time in the past four years. THE SUN He made his first retirement announcement via Twitter in April 2016 during a feud with the UFC over promotion of his rematch with Nate Diaz.center_img FOR the third time in the past four years, Irish mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport.The two-division Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) World Champion said this on a social post which was accompanied with a photo of him alongside his mother Margaret. The controversial Irish fighter, nicknamed “The Notorious,” then made a big shift in his career as he tried boxing in 2017 but was defeated by American Floyd Mayweather Jr.McGregor then returned to the UFC but was battered into submission by arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, prompting the former to announce his second retirement in March last year.However, he returned in the cage and was able to knock out American Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas. The victory placed the Irish in contention against the winner of Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje’ lightweight world title clash.UFC president Dana White, for his part, said that he supports McGregor’s decision.“If Conor McGregor feels he wants to retire, you know my feelings about retirement,” White said. “You should absolutely do it. I love Conor.  There are a handful of people who have made this really fun for me. He’s one of them.”/PNlast_img read more

Positive update from France on Terence Kongolo to Huddersfield, could be…

first_imgAt the end of May we covered comments Terence Kongolo made to the Dutch media about potentially continuing at Huddersfield Town. Speaking to De Telegraaf, Kongolo explained: “They [Huddersfield] want me [for next season]. They indicated that they were satisfied with me. Maybe that’s another option.“I will soon have talks with AS Monaco to hear what they want. The most important thing for me is play regular football. If AS Monaco gives me a good feeling and has a good future for me, I will stay there. If not, I want to take a step somewhere else. I do not have time for another period like the first half of this season.”Those comments were taken very well by Huddersfield fans, who very much want the 24 year old to continue with them next season.Well, here’s some good news from France: Talks are underway and it could be a permanent deal.Embed from Getty ImagesFrance Football report transfer ‘discussions’ between Monaco and Huddersfield are ongoing going, and those talks could result in a transfer at €15-20m.That would give the French principality side a profit and give Huddersfield a signing they’ll be really keen to secure as soon as possible. France Football make it sound like a deal isn’t so far away, and right now it sounds good for the Premier League side.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndo美術寶1對1香港媽媽們注意了,速來領取適合4-12歲孩子的繪畫課,手慢無美術寶1對1UndoTheTopFiveVPNEnjoy Netflix Now Without Any RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPNUndoSingles50Hong Kong: A 40+ Dating Site That Actually Works!Singles50UndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoSmart Tech TrendOver 55? You Have to Try Those Revolutionary Glasses!Smart Tech TrendUndo熱門話題生髮率無敵高!96%的禿頭都獲得改善!←這會不會長太多?熱門話題Undolast_img read more