GSP Doesn’t Want Fight With Conor
If Georges St-Pierre returns to MMA, he’s looking for a fight that solidifies his legacy, and not a fight that would be a cash grab.
On the MMA Hour Monday, GSP rebuffed the idea of fighting Conor McGregor, telling Ariel Helwani, that at this stage of his career is about maintaining the myth and legacy of his career.
“The thing is, Conor McGregor, money-wise, I believe is the one that can put the most money on the table. However, I think legacy-wise, I don’t think he’s the guy that legacy-wise (helps me much),” St-Pierre said.
When pressed with other fighters such as Nate Diaz, current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, or popular fighter Ben Askren, St-Pierre claimed none of those names interested him.
GSP claims that its not worth it to fight Nate Diaz or Conor McGregor, because if he loses, he loses his “legacy” and his “name.”
St-Pierre seemingly not a fan of the brash Irish superstar, claims that even though casual fans know who he is, that the money isn’t worth the potential loss.
“I mean, money-wise, for people who are not huge fans of MMA, they know who Conor McGregor is. He’s the main guy,” he continued. “He’s the guy who brought the sport to a different level. He’s, I would say, the most charismatic guy. He sells, the biggest seller in the sport.”
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