UFC President Dana White Says ‘Conor McGregor Is Retired’

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UFC president Dana White believes Conor McGregor is done fighting.

The legendary UFC fighter shocked the sports world when he abruptly announced his retirement from fighting in early June. Despite the fact that we’ve seen McGregor do this before, White thinks it’s for real this time. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

“No. Conor McGregor is retired,” Dana White said late Saturday during a chat with ESPN following the fights in Vegas when asked if he was in contact with the Irish-born star.

You can watch his full recap video below.

Yeah, believe is a live look at my reaction to Dana White trying to convince us McGregor won’t fight again.

I don’t believe for one moment Conor McGregor is seriously retired. I think this is nothing more than him trying to get leverage over White for his next fight.

I think it’s nothing more than that. As I said, we’ve seen this before. We know this game. There’s no shot McGregor stays retired if he gets a great fight offer.


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You know what Conor McGregor likes? He likes money. You know who can throw a lot of that his way? Dana White and the UFC.

Now, I’m not saying there’s a guarantee McGregor fights again, but I’m just not buying it right now. I’m not buying it at all.


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We’ll see what happens, but I fully expect to see McGregor fight again at some point in the future.