Conor McGregor ‘Retirement’ Draws Mixed Response From Fellow Pros

By : Kieron Curtis |


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The world of MMA is still digesting Conor McGregor’s supposed retirement, and many fellow fighters have taken to twitter to respond.

The nature of the Dubliner’s retirement remains to be seen, one thing is certain, he won’t be fighting at UFC 200 in July.

Contrary to his response to the news, Nate Diaz is still set to appear at the MGM Grand.

Jose Aldo kept his reply short and sweet before promptly hitting delete…

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CM Punk – who has yet to fight in the UFC – suggested he may follow suit.

But there are plenty willing to step into the Octagon in the Irishman’s place though…


Eddie Alavarez made a very simple proposal that his UFC Fight Night title bout be moved two days.

A handful actually gave McGregor his due.


While others are laying the blame squarely at Dana White and the UFC’s door.

It seems most pros are just as in the dark as fans though.

The UFC’s bicentennial show is in serious need of a saviour.


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