Connor McGregor has announced a shock retirement from Mixed Martial Art UFC.

The Irish fighter made this known on social media where he wished all his colleagues who are still in the competition well.

He tweeted:

Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.

I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition.
I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement.
Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!