READ NEXT: UFC Hall of Famer to Mike Tyson: ‘Legend vs. Legend on PPV’, Conor McGregor Takes Shot at Georges St-Pierre’s UFC Legacy, Copyright © 2021 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Georges St-Pierre thought Conor McGregor would beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Conor McGregor (L) and Georges St-Pierre (R). Express. Only moved when one eyed fighter presented. Played safe.”. St-Pierre was a two-division champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having won titles in the welterweight and middleweight divisions. That is according to Triller boss Ryan Kavanaugh, who earlier this week put White on blast in an Instagram post for blocking St-Pierre from fighting De La Hoya under the … "If he wants to come back, [UFC welterweight champion] Tyron Woodley or [middleweight champion] Robert Whittaker is waiting for him. Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre was not among them. Notorious’ tweet also mentioned that GSP left the welterweight division after taking a lot of damage in a questionable decision. It is GSP’s most controversial decision in his career. Returning UFC star Georges St-Pierre once again shoots down the rumor he will look for a potential super fight with Conor McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team continue to stress that the UFC lightweight champion is not interested in a rematch with Conor McGregor.. Much less array of finishes but champion status in 2. He vacated the Octagon after tapping out in the fourth round and hasn’t returned since. Legendary UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre has spoken about the possibility of fighting the biggest superstar in the sport's history - Conor McGregor He is far behind though. “He’s very big. "If the fans want it and he wants it maybe it will happen but right now, I’m focused on Bisping.". — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 23, 2020. Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since his historic loss against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. According to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager, we won’t be seeing the UFC lightweight champion face either Tony Ferguson or Conor McGregor next.. Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) submitted Dustin Poirier in the third round at UFC 242 to retain his title, and talks of his potential next started almost immediately. But I don’t challenge guys that compete in lower weight class divisions. There were calls for years to make a superfight between the two greats, but it never materialized. Oct 24, 2017 by Duane Finley Georges St-Pierre is set to make his long-awaited return to action against Michael Bisping at UFC 217 on Nov. 4 in New York City. Bisping was plagued with it for years and he now claims he fought with a prosthetic eye. Sometimes they'll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. "They're both waiting, if Georges wants to come back.". GEORGES ST-PIERRE had no room for Conor McGregor in a discussion over the UFC's greatest of all time. Much less array of finishes but champion status in 2. Bottled Anderson fight. He won the welterweight title from Matt Hughes and Matt Serra by TKO and the middleweight title from Michael Bisping by submission. In 26 wins, St-Pierre won eight fights by KO or TKO and seven by submission. Conor McGregor had the mixed martial arts world’s attention on Saturday morning when he posted a series of tweets about his assessment on the greatest fighters of all time. “The Veteran Voice of the Octagon” Bruce Buffer is fantasizing about a Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre fight — even if he thinks it’s just a pipe dream. Michael Bisping is a legend. “He’s the money fight. Bottled Anderson fight. Conor McGregor: What is the UFC star’s net worth after Floyd Maywea... Georges St-Pierre submits Michael Bisping at UFC 217, Joe Rogan interviews Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 ceremonial weigh-ins, Conor McGregor will prevent Nurmagomedov vs Ferguson from happening, Conor McGregor: Diaz gives update on trilogy as GSP’s coach talks, Conor McGregor will be far from happy with these Kevin Lee comments. In the tweet, the Irishman is referring to Bisping’s eye injury. For me, I don’t do that. He’s so f*****g good at grappling. Conor McGregor and GSP have both expressed interest in fighting in a potential 170lb SUPER FIGHT. In fact, manager Ali Abdelaziz thinks there’s a higher chance that Nurmagomedov faces Georges St-Pierre before running things back with McGregor. He won the title and failed to fulfill his promise so I don't see why Dana would let him fight when he's still under contract and could make a lot of money for the UFC. Only moved when one eyed fighter presented. GSP captured the crown by third-round submission at UFC 217 on November 4, 2017. Both men have publicly played down suggestions of them fighting each other, with St-Pierre recently saying: “Everything is possible but everybody is targeting Conor McGregor because (of) the money. There were several options on the table for Georges St-Pierre ’s comeback fight, according to UFC President Dana White. for the latest breaking news, rumors and content! Fans hoping to see Canadian Georges St-Pierre fight Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov may be disappointed. Reasons = Left 170 after much damage taken+questionable decision. In the first part of his tweet, McGregor points out GSP’s finishing rate. He is far behind though. CONOR MCGREGOR continuously finds himself linked with a mega-money fight with Georges St-Pierre, despite the fact he doesn’t compete in the same weight class as the Canadian. GSP is in at 3. Conor McGregor took aim at longtime welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre's legacy. However, most of his finishes came earlier in his career before he was a champion. UFC president Dana White seemingly ruled out the prospect of the duo locking horns with one another in the near future earlier this week when questioned about St-Pierre's next move. UFC 267: Conor McGregor versus George St Pierre Superfight! The type of fight that breaks into the mainstream like few others ever could. The type of fight that can help define a generation of the sport of MMA. However, the general consensus amongst the sport’s fans is that the former 185lbs champion is far too big for McGregor to handle, a notion UFC commentator Joe Rogan agrees with. When arguing about who the greatest fighter of all time is, many people point to GSP as number one. At the height of GSP’s career, The Spider was one weight class up defending his middleweight title as well. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Although this will probably never happen as they are too far apart in weight, there have still been rumours circulating. Georges St-Pierre (French pronunciation: [ʒɔʁʒ sɛ̃ pjɛʁ]; born May 19, 1981) is a Canadian former professional mixed martial artist.He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA) history. Powered by. Both the current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre have both expressed interest in fighting in a potential 170 lb SUPER FIGHT. UFC 229: Georges St-Pierre on Conor vs. Khabib, facing the winner and if he'll ever return to MMA. Until I see what happens with (Edson) Barboza and Khabib (Nurmagomedov).”. Conor McGregor had the mixed martial arts world’s attention on Saturday morning when he posted a … St-Pierre predicted McGregor to win but was surprised by how composed Poirier was on fight … McGregor then mentioned that St-Pierre never fought in the welterweight division again. Talk of McGregor doing battle with St-Pierre first came to be in February after the latter signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC. Georges St-Pierre is one of the best fighters of all time, Joe Rogan on Conor McGregor fighting Georges St-Pierre. USA TODAY - A boxing match between Oscar De La Hoya and Georges St-Pierre likely would’ve happened if not for UFC president Dana White. GSP next fight: Who will St-Pierre face next after vacating title? Georges St-Pierre suffered a nasty injury during victory over Michael Bisping. Despite the fact both McGregor and St-Pierre have poured cold water on perhaps the biggest fight in UFC history, a bout between them is still high on many mixed martial arts fans’ wish list. GSP. "He ain't fighting Conor McGregor," White told ESPN. The last time the Canadian lost was in his very first welterweight title defense in 2007 when he was TKO’d by Matt Serra. Another gripe McGregor has with GSP’s legacy is that he “bottled [the] Anderson fight.”. Conor McGregor Takes Shot at Georges St-Pierre’s UFC Legacy. “I think Tony Ferguson is the fight, that’s the fight I want to see now. McGregor ranks himself and The Spider over GSP for multiple reasons. The retired Canadian is himself regarded as one of the best MMA fighters in … By Mike Bohn | March 1, 2017 6:20 pm. McGregor is a good fighter, but he gasses out, taps early, and his ground game is suspect at best. Never re-engaged 170lb successors. Never re-engaged 170lb successors. Georges St-Pierre has massively slimmed down since he last fought, and fight fans are speculating that he may be preparing his body for a lightweight championship fight … Georges St-Pierre will only return to the UFC to fight either Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov. At the UFC 242 post-fight news conference, UFC president Dana White … pic.twitter.com/fg1TG4SwnO, — Borrachinha Depot (@FullContactMTWF) October 3, 2019. A two-division UFC champion and mixed martial arts legend has given his pick for UFC 246’s main event, Conor “Notorious” McGregor vs. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. McGregor said that GSP “Only moved when [a one-eyed] fighter presented [himself].” He moved up to the middleweight division and challenged then-champ Michael Bisping. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre spoke about what Conor McGregor needs to do to get back to winning ways. UFC lightweight contenders Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, Dan Hooker, and Charles Oliveira were among possible opponents floated for Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) should he return. “But, Conor might go, ‘F**k it, give me a couple of months to put some weight on.’ But if that’s where all the money is, who knows? See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, order back issues and use the historic Daily Express newspaper archive. UFC full fight HD live streamBest of 5 fights Who will win SimulationGamingCombat SportsMMaUFCLive StreamingFree Many people scored the fight for Hendricks as he landed the more powerful strikes throughout the fight and battered the Canadian. Georges St-Pierre was allegedly blocked from a big payday fight against Oscar De La Hoya by Dana White and the UFC May 16, 2021 2 min read admin Dana White vetoed an exhibition boxing match between former UFC star Georges St-Pierre and now-retired boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, Triller co-owner Ryan Kavanaugh claimed. GSP vs McGregor is the type of fight you tell your grandchildren about. Georges St-Pierre - Conor McGregor vs Cowboy Cerrone With the UFC 246 headliner between Conor McGregor and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone quickly approaching, everyone is … When explaining his thought process behind the rankings, Notorious took aim at the backend of GSP’s career. Most importantly, he has not shown the ability to adapt. 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