UFC: Superstar Conor McGregor hints retirement over - again

Conor McGregor has hinted his retirement from mixed martial arts may be over already.

The charismatic Irishman has posted on Twitter: "See you in the Octagon".

"I want to move forward, with my fans of all faiths and all backgrounds.

"All faiths challenge us to be our best selves. It is one world and one for all. 

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"Now see you in the Octagon."

Two weeks ago, the twice Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholder sent shockwaves around the sporting world, by tweeting he was retiring.

The announcement drew plenty of scepticism, given a previous "retirement" in 2016 lasted only a few days.

This week, he was slammed on social media, after telling rival Khabib Nurmagomedov: "Your wife is a towel mate."

Nurmagomedov's wife is a Muslim.

The Russian defeated McGregor in October and their respective camps started a brawl that spread throughout the Las Vegas venue.

This latest tweet could be an apology - of sorts - but also seems to suggest a rematch is still on.

In September 2018, McGregor launched an Irish whiskey brand and UFC President Dana White made comments to media that seemed to imply McGregor's departure from the sport was imminent.