Georges St-Pierre might have retired from the Octagon but his name still excites fight fans and if a possible comeback is on the works, a fight with current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would surely light things up.
St-Pierre has reiterated that he alone will dictate when he will make his comeback and nobody else. This despite UFC president Dana White has told people that GSP is done and that he is not convince of a possible comeback.
Same goes with Robbie Lawler, who when asked by the media at the UFC Fight Night 81 aired through MMA Fighting, state that he will believe on GSP’s return when he sees it.
“I am not in charge of the UFC and who fights and what not. I mean obviously they might be excited, but I’ll believe it when I see it. I just concentrate on numero uno,” Lawler said.
On the other hand, Georges St-Pierre has stressed time and again that he is just taking the time out from the game and he is 100 percent physically fit. The former welterweight champ even admits to have received calls from the UFC for him to fight again, but turned them all down.
“The truth is they’ve (UFC) called me a few times. Sometimes they make the other people call me to have the message. The truth is if I want to be back, it’s going to be up to me to tell them when I want to get back,” St-Pierre said.
Meanwhile, aside from St-Pierre, Lawler is also open to a possible fight with Conor McGregor, who is working his way up the weight class. But Lawler told reporters that he just let the UFC decides on who he will fight next and he will just show up and fight.
“It’s like one of those things where I don’t really concentrate on all the hoopla around me, and this guy and that guy and those kinds of things. That’s kind of like for the fans, and the UFC to kind of decide, and I just show up and work every day. For now, I just come to watch and enjoy the fights,” Lawler added.
McGregor is scheduled to face Nate Diaz in the UFC 196 that will be on March 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, which will also feature UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm taking on Miesha Tate as a co-main event.
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