McGregor announces his retirement from MMA, again

September 16, 2020 0 Comments

first_img LIVE TV “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art’ today,” McGregor wrote.  Written By “I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!”  Session ID: 2020-09-09:89a932bb7e49060c610098d Player Element ID: video_player_5f58608ec7293 OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen READ: Exchanging Missiles For Medals: Syrian Athletes Stand Out In Times Of War COMMENT Last Updated: 26th March, 2019 21:09 IST McGregor Announces His Retirement From MMA, Again Mixed martial star Conor McGregor said on Monday, March 26, he had retired from the sport, vowing to hang up his gloves for the second time in three years Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTED “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition.  First Published: 26th March, 2019 17:14 IST “I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese,” McGregor wrote in April 2016.  His short-lived retirement ended in August 2016, when he returned to fight Nate Diaz in Las Vegas. FOLLOW US Press Trust Of India SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE McGregor, 30, has not fought since being well beaten by rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in October last year. The Dubliner, one of the most bankable stars in UFC, had previously vowed to retire in 2016 in a move that was widely seen as a negotiating gambit.  Mixed martial star Conor McGregor said on Monday, March 26, he had retired from the sport, vowing to hang up his gloves for the second time in three years. The trash-talking Irish star of the Ultimate Fighting Championship wrote on Twitter that he had decided to call time on his career inside the octagon.last_img read more

Kazakhstan wants FIFA World Cup as soon as possible

August 28, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgKazakhstan wants to bid to host the 2026 World Cup – even though, as a UEFA member nation, this would contravene the current hosting rules laid down by world federation FIFA.The ambition, however, was expressed by KFF president Adilbek Zhaksybekov at the federation’s annual meeting.He said: “Now, Kazakhstan is able to organize football world championships or European Championships and UEFA Super Cup matches.“Kazakhstan is planning to be the candidate for the FIFA World Cup 2026. So we are preparing all the documents to send FIFA. Already we have a tentative agreement with UEFA that the UEFA Super Cup match should be held in Astana in 2017.”Zhansybekov, who is now standing down as president, added that Kazahstan also wanted to host FIFA U-21 World Cup in 2019.The 2018 World Cup is being staged in Russia with 2022 in Qatar. FIFA regulations insist that no continent shall host the finals more than once in every three bidding cycles.Hence, unless the rules change, 2030 would be the next possible target for the Kazakhs.When Kazakhstan gained independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union it was originally granted membership of the Asian confederation. Later it switched to Europe. Hence, last spring, Astana hosted UEFA’s annual congresslast_img read more