Conor McGregor sent social media abuzz when he announced that he would retire from the fighting sport, citing concerns with the company, and the monotony of the game. McGregor took to social media, and later celebrated his retirement by cutting a cake. McGregor mentioned how he was bored of the game, and all the waiting around has not been helpful. He also mentioned how UFC should have let him fight Justin Gaethje for the interim title, and according to him, Gaethje vs Khabib in September makes no sense. The former dual champion mentioned how there’s nothing exciting in the division, and reflected on how he feels there’s something missing from the sport. McGregor was confused whether it was no crowd, or something else that has taken the buzz factor out of the game for the former champion. While this isn’t the first time that Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from MMA, the news has certainly brought has certainly brought a lot of questions in the minds of MMA fans.
Soon after picking up a brutal 40 second TKO victory over Donald Cerrone, McGregor mentioned his plan to fight three times in 2020. Additionally, just last month, McGregor called out Justin Gaethje for the UFC title. He was also offered the UFC welterweight title by Kamaru Usman, and had accepted a superfight against Anderson Silva. However, from the looks of it, it’s highly unlikely that McGregor has paid any heed to these call-outs.
Floyd Mayweather calls out Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor broke PPV records when he took on Floyd Mayweather inside the boxing ring in a fight that was billed as the “Money Fight.” McGregor lost the bout via TKO in the tenth round, but was appreciated for his performance from MMA and boxing pundits alike. Recently, Mike Tyson appreciated Conor McGregor’s performance and hailed him as one of the best for going down 10 rounds with unarguably the greatest boxer of all time. Mayweather commented on Conor McGregor’s retirement post, seemingly calling out the former champion for a rematch inside the boxing ring.
Floyd Mayweather just dropped this comment on Conor McGregor's Instagram post
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) June 8, 2020
Mayweather didn’t fail to use Conor’s words back at him, and challenged him for a rematch. Floyd ended his message by saying that he will be waiting for Conor, and can’t wait to punish him again. Do you think Conor will fight Floyd inside the boxing ring? Do let us know in the comments section.