Conor McGregor continues to be saying he is retired, however he apparently hasn’t filed that paperwork but with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) which might really signify his official exit from the game.
McGregor, the previous UFC two-division champion who hasn’t fought since defeating Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 in January, tweeted on Friday that USADA confirmed as much as his yacht to gather a pattern. Since McGregor is within the testing pool, he’s required to share his whereabouts with USADA by way of an app on his smartphone. He posted two photographs within the tweet, one of many letter despatched from USADA, the opposite of a testing equipment.
“What’s going on here @ufc ? USADA have just arrived to my yacht this morning for testing? I’ve retired guys! But go on then, I’ll allow them test me. It’s all natural here baby! Forever and always, God Bless 180km across the Mediterranean Sea tomorrow! LET’S GO!!”
What’s occurring right here @ufc? USADA have simply arrived to my yacht this morning for testing?
I’ve retired guys!
But go on then, I’ll permit them check me. It’s all pure right here child!
Forever and all the time, God Bless 🙏
180km throughout the Mediterranean Sea tomorrow! LET’S GO!! pic.twitter.com/xjk0wvci0n
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 11, 2020
McGregor adopted up that tweet by taking a shot at Nate Diaz. A trilogy battle with Diaz is without doubt one of the fights that McGregor has usually spoke about on social media.
Moments after the conclusion of UFC 250 in June, McGregor tweeted that he was retiring from the game and instructed ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that “the game just does not excite me.” It was not the primary time McGregor has tweeted a retirement message. He first retired in March 2016, however then returned later that summer season and defeated Diaz that August. McGregor additionally retired by way of Twitter in April 2019 and returned to face Cerrone earlier this yr.
McGregor was on his yacht forward of his participation within the Marathon Endurance Race, a 180 kilometer charity voyage that may have McGregor racing on a water bike from Corsica to Monaco.