With rumors surrounding long-time welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s UFC comeback, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping already entertained the thought of going toe-to-toe with the former champion. Clearly, Michael Bisping wants the GSP fight. In fact, Bisping had already made an announcement that he is challenging St-Pierre to a fight at UFC 206 in Toronto.
“Quit being a p—- Georges. I officially challenge Georges St-Pierre to a fight in Toronto in December. I’ll fight him at 180 lbs. Right here, right now, I challenge him,” Bisping said in an interview with the Daily Star. “That’s two months. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.”
“Georges St-Pierre, put your big boy boots on, get your gloves on, get your mouthpiece on and get with Freddie Roach. If you want to do it, let’s go,” the Englishman added.
In a report posted by The Sports Blaze, St-Pierre’s camp is still on the verge of negotiation with the UFC management. He’s still working on a contract with the UFC and if everything goes well and St-Pierre agrees to fight again, Bisping could be a possible opponent.
Aside from contract management, St-Pierre, according to Fox Sports, is also currently undergoing the required drug testing by USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) before he would be eligible to return in December. The test usually takes four months to complete.
However, Bisping has some problems himself that he needs to address first before fighting St-Pierre. Bisping is set to face veteran Dan Henderson in a rematch at UFC 204 in Manchester, England in October. If he emerged uninjured and healthy, a fight with St-Pierre will push through.
Aside from Bisping, former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz and current UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley had also expressed their interest in fighting St-Pierre.
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