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Conor McGregor announces retirement: "thanks for all the cheese..."

... but exactly what type of cheese was he talking about? Cheddar? Edam? Manchego? One Irishman hit social media gold with a very cheesy survey.

Conor McGregor punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas.
Rey Del RioAFP

Conor McGregor's shock retirement announcement on social media has rocked the world of MMA and shocked the fans who had already bought flights to his next fight. McGregor's message was a bit like many of his fights, short and punchy:

Conor has always had the air of an R&Brie fan about him, but amidst the cheesy storm of puns and jokes on social media, one reaction took a comic turn in Ireland with Twitter user  @OShaughnessyK interested to find out to which type of cheese the Dubliner referred:

The post went viral and the votes flooded in: 

Cheddar topped the polls in McGregor's native Ireland, and while it might not be very mature, Karl O'Shaugnessy is now considering only cheese-based posts from now on:


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