Ex-UFC Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre stepped away from his no-MMA sabbatical on Monday long enough to talk to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour. They discussed the UFC 171 headliner at which his successor was crowned. GSP scored the bout for Johny Hendricks and said it came down to how you score the first round since the rest were pretty clear.
He is also pushing his protege Rory MacDonald for the next title shot.
But the most interesting part of the MMA Fighting interview focused on his decision to step away from the sport and when and if he will return:
"When I fought Carlos Condit, I was really hungry," he said. "When I fought (Nick) Diaz, I was not as much hungry. When I fought Hendricks, my training camp, I was even less hungry, and I felt like I needed to step out to get some time to see if I want to do this or not again.
"For now, I don't want to do it. I needed to step out and stay out of the radar. That's one of the things I said. I didn't know if it was going to be six months, a year, a year and a half, I don't know. But right now, I don't feel like coming back right now. It's not right for me.
"Listen, stick around for a bit and keep the title," St-Pierre replied. "We'll see what's going to happen in the sport. If some things change, maybe we'll get together again."
So that's it BElitists, start holding your breath. GSP will be back in the Octagon when you come to.