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Conor McGregor Finally Explained Why He Sent Out A Retirement Tweet


Two days after declaring on Twitter he decided to "retire young" -- before getting subsequently dropped from his scheduled fight at UFC 200 -- Conor McGregor has broken his silence to explain his position.

In a lengthy Facebook post, the Irish star reassured fans he is not retired but indicated he has always been at odds with UFC.

He wrote,

By the end of his post, McGregor confirmed three things: He is not retired, he wanted -- and still wants -- to train in isolation, away from media commitments, and finally, his desire to stay away from promotion is a particular point of contention between himself and UFC.

He said,

You can read McGregor's full post here.