Dana White reveals why MMA celebrity Connor McGregor continues to be within the UFC rankings whereas the lately retired Henry Cejudo will not be.
Connor McGregor introduced his retirement from MMA on the conclusion of UFC 250. Henry Cejudo known as the curtains on his profession at UFC 249. Nonetheless, whereas Cejudo was swiftly taken off the UFC rankings, McGregor continues to be within the UFC rankings.
This has sparked a debate within the MMA group with Gilbert Burns famously pleading for the removing of McGregor from the UFC rankings.
Cejudo retired they took him out of the rankings in a short time let’s do it with Connor as nicely! 🤔🤔🤔
— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho)
Many have cited this as another reason to doubt the legitimacy of the Irishman’s retirement.
Dana White reveals why Connor McGregor continues to be within the UFC rankings
The UFC President was after the press convention for the upcoming UFC 252. Within the interview he was requested why McGregor was nonetheless within the UFC rankings whereas Cejudo wasn’t regardless of each being retired for months now.
“That’s an excellent level,” White answered. “I don’t know the reply to this, however Cejudo most likely dropped out of the USADA testing pool and Conor’s most likely nonetheless in it.”
This reply raises extra questions than it solutions. Contemplating Cejudo has been hinting in direction of a combat with Alexander Volkanovski, you’d think about he’d nonetheless be part of the USADA. Moreover if McGregor is actually completed with the UFC why is he nonetheless within the UFC testing pool.
Hypothesis continues to exist on McGregor’s retirement however White is satisfied that the world has seen the final of ‘The Infamous’.
“He’s retired,” White instructed Barstool Sports activities earlier this month. “Conor McGregor will not be preventing. He’s retired. I’ve no plans.”
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