UFC – After the aborted shock in boxing against Oscar De La Hoya, Georges St-Pierre would have tried to arrange the battle against Khabib Nurmagomedov.
In 2019, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre have been making an attempt to prepare a megafight. Unfortunately for the followers, the UFC refused the shock and the Canadian retired in the method. Since then, the thought of an MMA battle between two of the best in the historical past of sport has nonetheless not fully disappeared …
Manager of the Dagestanese champion, since retired, Ali Abdelaziz made an fascinating revelation. Thus, and in keeping with the chief, Georges St-Pierre would have not too long ago spoken with Dana White about a battle with Khabib. After the aborted shock in boxing against Oscar De La Hoya, GSP would due to this fact have fully turned the web page:
“Ten days in the past, Dana White (UFC President – Editor’s be aware) known as me. And he stated: ‘Georges St-Pierre, he stated he would battle Khabib. Untitled battle in play, at 165 kilos (75kg, intermediate class – Editor’s be aware). But in a approach, we have been anticipating Georges… I like Georges. It’s my buddy. “
For a GSP now in his forties, Abdelaziz is just not, nonetheless, in favor of such a battle. The supervisor has one other thought in thoughts: “To be sincere, as a man, I do not need to see Georges St-Pierre in such a battle… He is 40 years previous now. It is his birthday. Khabib is a man who has fought against bears, alligators and lions. They each have the identical recreation, however Khabib is way youthful, extra fierce. I do not assume it would even be a truthful battle. […] Georges St-Pierre can come again, battle Kamaru Usman. I would be more than pleased, the UFC would be more than pleased, and it would be a big battle. “
Note that the supervisor additionally represents Kamaru Usman. The present welterweight champion is in full swing, with already two title defenses in 2021, for as many victories earlier than the restrict; dealing with Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal.