UFC superstar and former champion Conor McGregor is apparently back in UFC 200.
The Irish-born fighter tweeted the reversal on his decision not to fight Monday morning saying, “Happy to announce that I am BACK on UFC 200! Shout out to @danawhite and @lorenzofertitta on getting this one done for the fans. #Respect.”
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 25, 2016
McGregor shocked the world of UFC when he abruptly announced his retirement. Fans and analyst had no idea what was going on with the superstar fighter. (SLIDESHOW: These Models Come From Great Stock)
However, in the less than 48 hours McGregor switched his decision, but it remained unclear if the UFC would allow him to return to fighting in UFC 200. (RELATED: UFC Star Conor McGregor SHOCKS The Sports World With Retirement)
Only time will tell if his brief retirement was anything more than a publicity stunt. (SLIDESHOW: This Gorgeous Olympian Loves To Show Off Lots Of Skin)
UPDATE: UFC president Dana White says the fight is still off, according to TMZ Sports.