On Tuesday night ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor sent the MMA world into a frenzy. One tweet sent media outlets across the globe into a panic as they furiously tried to verify his claims of retirement.
In the days since, we would learn exactly what led him to thoughts of retirement and that his actions had forced the UFC to pull him from their tent pole UFC 200 card in Las Vegas, this coming July.
With so many different outlets giving their take on the story and a lot of misinformation being passed around, we felt that we’d give a comprehensive run down of the situation in its entirety. We also delve in to what implications these past few days may have, on both the immediate future for McGregor and the UFC; In terms of the UFC 200 card, when Conor will fight next, and the long term effects that this situation may have on how fighters are treated by the organisation and how they may be compensated for promotion of events.
Listen above and let us know what you think. All comments are welcome.