Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC has confirmed that he will have no other option but to give Georges St. Pierre a shot for the UFC Welterweight Championship if he wanted that if and when he decides to come back to the promotion.
According to White, it would be completely up to Rush to decide what match he would want and this means that he could try and regain the title he vacated before going off on a sabbatical.
He mentioned that he will find it extremely hard to deny GSP what he wants when he comes back to the promotion; mentioning that he will get a shot at the title if he wants or fight someone else before setting up a championship match, and it will all be up to the Canadian to decide.
Georges St. Pierre reigned for five and a half long years as the divisional champion, his second reign, before vacating the title last year after claiming that he needed to turn his focus on his personal life and took an indefinite break from the sport.
His trainer, the legendary Firas Zahabi recently claimed that Rush still has a love for the sport and might be tempted to come back. Zahabi stated that he believes GSP still has a lot of fight left in him and he could fight for another three or four years.
He admitted that the Canadian is nowhere near top condition to fight right now but given time, he will get back into shape. But it all depends on him and he could easily decide to retire altogether right now and no one could blame him for that.
But according to him, Georges St. Pierre still has some unfinished business in the UFC that he wants resolved.
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English boxers Carl Froch and George Groves are getting ready to face each other once again in a Wembley showdown next month and the Cobra has predicted an outcome similar to their last match.
The Nottingham based fighter retained his World Boxing Association or WBA and International Boxing Federation or IBF Super Middleweight Championship belts in a controversial win in their last match following a stoppage in the ninth round.
Groves as well as many boxing fans and pundits were taken aback by the result with the boxer himself claiming that he was fit to continue when referee Howard Foster stopped the match but according to Froch, there will no room for complaints this time around as he plans to demolish Groves in the rematch.
The veteran, based in Nottingham recovered from a first round knock down during their last fight in Manchester and he believes it will be a mid to late stoppage win for him this time around unless Groves does something utterly unexpected, such as come out all guns blazing, which he has promised to do – but Carl Froch has his doubts about it.
Froch believes if Groves does come swinging hard at him, it will become easier for him because he will walk straight into a sucker punch and the match will be over in no time but he doesn’t want that to happen as there will be over 80,000 people packed into Wembley and he wants to give them a spectacle.
Carl Froch is also happy with the preparations he has had with almost six weeks still left before the match and he believes he hasn’t felt good ahead of a match in a long time and this can only be bad news for Groves who knows this is his last shot at Froch and his titles.