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Martial artist, Conor McGregor announces retirement from UFC

Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer, Conor McGregor has announced he is retiring from the sport at the age of 31.

The two-division UFC World Champion made the announcement via his Twitter account on Sunday morning.

He said “Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting.

”Thank you all for the amazing memories.

“What a ride it’s been!

”Here is a picture of myself and my mother in Las Vegas post one of my World title wins!

”Pick the home of your dreams Mags I love you.

“Whatever you desire it’s yours.’’

The Fighter had earlier announced his retirement in March 2009 but made a return later to battle American fighter Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone whom he won with a technical knockout.

McGregor leaves the sport ranked 8th on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pound-for-pound list with a record of 22 wins and four losses.

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Mikel Arteta Gets New Role In Arsenal

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Arsenal have announced that Mikel Arteta’s job title has changed from head coach to first-team manager.

This was confirmed in a club statement posted on the official website on Thursday night.

“Right from the day he walked through the door, he was doing much more than being our head coach.

“So we’re going to be changing his job title going forward. He’ll move from head coach to be the first-team manager. That’s recognition of what he’s been doing from the day he walked in the door, but also where we see his capabilities,” part of the statement read.

Arteta replaced Unai Emery in December 2019.

The Spaniard ended a turbulent campaign for the Gunners with silverware, as they beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final.

Arsenal also defeated Liverpool to lift the Community Shield last month.

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