The former champion of the Absolute fighting championship (UFC), the Irishman Conor McGregor, explained the end of his career by a long wait for the next fight. The comment of the athlete leads on Sunday, June 7, TV channel ESPN.
In the same ring, at the same hour: McGregor reminded of himself with another “departure”
The Irish fighter announced his retirement on Twitter for the third time in four years, but no one believes it anymore
“This game has ceased to interest me, you are constantly waiting, but nothing happens. I have been going through the options of the next opponents, but at this stage there is not one of them that would make a difference, ” he said.
McGregor commented on a possible fight with the winner of the fight between the UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia and the interim champion Justin Gatzhi.
“Why do they postpone the fight between Nurmagomedov and Getzhi for September? I have outlined my plan to get out of the situation, but they reject all my suggestions to show some strength. I and Justin should fight for the temporary title and continue moving, ” the athlete said.
McGregor once again announced his retirement on Sunday, June 7, on Twitter. In March 2019, he already announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. At the same time, the media recalled that the athlete in 2016 announced his retirement from the sport.
McGregor is one of the most popular UFC fighters. He has 26 fights in mixed martial arts, 22 of which ended in victory and four in defeat. The last fight the Irishman held in January 2020 against the American Donald Cerrone, then he won a technical knockout in 40 seconds.