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Has Conor McGregor really retired?

The UFC world champion published a cypitic message on his Twitter account: "I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese. Catch ya's later.".

Has Conor McGregor really retired?

Irish brawler Conor McGregor, world champion at the last Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has has announced on his official Twitter account that he is calling it a day. The 27-year-old, published a cryptic message on Tuesday night: "I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese. Catch ya's later."

The Notorious is used to dropping soundbites or provocative comments on social network media - like when Mayweather exclaimed that McGregor and Ronda Rousey  have benefitted "for the colour of their skin”. McGregor wasted no time in responding: “Floyd, there's people buried in the desert for less than that”.