What is the meaning of this? What’s going on here? Ireland’s most famous and Notorious mixed martial artist Conor McGregor sent out a Tweet today saying he was retiring early and thanks
for the good times for making him the richest man the sport has ever seen.
— MMA GIFS (@mma_gifs_) April 19, 2016
The news comes ahead of his scheduled rematch at welterweight with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in July. What the f*ck is going on here? Is this a ploy to get more money, a troll job, a bargaining tool, is he wanting to be his own promoter? Why else would MMA’s biggest star just walk away at 27-years-old? He’s still the UFC featherweight champ.