Sources confirm Conor McGregor retirement Tweet isn’t a joke

Conor McGregor on throne, Duane Ludwig

Earlier today UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked everyone as he announced his retirement via Twitter with less than 3 months to go until his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz.

While many believed that McGregor was pulling a prank, or trolling his fans, that doesn’t appear to be the case according to Ariel Helwani.

Diaz reacted to McGregor’s Tweet by announcing his own retirement. While there’s so far been no further word from McGregor himself, standby for updates regarding the fate of the UFC 200 main event.

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