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Irish fighter Conor McGregor, UFC champion for mixed martial arts (MMA) of two different former weights, sent a message to Russian hero Habib Nurmagomedov after officially announcing his retirement.
And MacGregor wrote a “blog post” on his Instagram account, in which he said, “Happy retirement, boy, see you later. Never forget who made you into the game … Remember, guys, if you hate drying for weight loss so much,” All you have to do is climb into a heavier category. God bless. “
Habib Nurmuhamedov, 32, announced his abrupt retirement after defeating American Justin Gaetji, on Saturday 24 October 2020, in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, as part of the “UFC 254” tournament, after he scored 29 victories without suffering any defeat.
The president of the American “UFC” organization, Dana White, confirmed that the champion of the “UFC” champion of under 70 kg, Habib Nurmuhammadov, has officially retired and will not return to the battlefield.
White published, through his official account on the “Twitter” site, a picture of him accompanied by Habib, and commented, saying: “He (Habib) has officially retired 100 percent.
It is noteworthy that Habib defeated Connor in the fourth round of the match that brought them together in October 2018, and maintained his title as world champion.