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Twitter went wild after popular mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor announced his retirement. Many critics blasted the announcement as a publicity stunt for more money or attention — and others said this decision might have something to with the death of his friend and MMA star Joao Carvalho. 

Is McGregor really retiring? Or is he just looking for more money, a new contract or attention?

Shortly after the announcement, McGregor was pulled from the UFC 200 and later UFC President Dana White confirmed his removal was due to the refusing to promote the event scheduled for July.

What do you think?

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The New York Times wrote that the UFC world can only guess about his retirement.
Others questioned McGregor's retirement, too.
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This questioning comes after McGregor announced his retirement on Twitter on April 19.
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MMA fighter Nathan Diaz responded on Twitter... McGregor was supposed to fight Diaz at the UFC 200.
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The UFC president explained why McGregor was pulled from the UFC 200, and it’s due to his refusal to promote. White said McGregor can still change his mind and fight though.
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Some critics don’t believe he’s actually retiring.
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A reporter questioned if his retirement is just a publicity stunt to get a new contract. The UFC president said this is false though.
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Plenty of people think it's another publicity gambit.
FINAL RESULTS
Conor McGregor says he's retiring from MMA fighting
#EndOfRoadConor
A festive crown for the winner
#YeahRightConor
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