UFC legend Georges St-Pierre has stated that he’s probably done with the sport of MMA unless a real legacy fight comes along. In the current state of the sport, there’s only one man that keeps coming up as a fit in that category for him - Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Recently, Khabib stated that the UFC will open negotiations for a GSP fight if he beats Justin Gaethje later this year. And AKA coach Javier Mendez said that a GSP vs. Khabib bout would crown the greatest fighter of all time.
So what does St-Pierre think about all this? Well, MMA reporter Chisanga Malata talked to the former two-division champion, and GSP says he hasn’t talked to the UFC in regards to the possible bout. And he’s not sure he’d be open to the offer anyway:
Just off the phone with the ...Georges St-Pierre.— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) August 26, 2020
He told me the #UFC “have not made me an offer yet” over a potential Khabib Nurmagomedov fight and he's unsure if he’ll take it.
Full interview will drop next week on the Daily Star, Daily Express, #ShotsFired & my YouTube. pic.twitter.com/qsOMGn2Gzg
The 39-year-old St-Pierre (26-2) last competed in late 2017, when he defeated Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. He was supposed to fight Robert Whittaker next, but a bout of ulcerative colitis forced him to drop the belt and go back to the sidelines.
Nurmagomedov (28-0) will look to defend his title for the third time when he faces off with Gaethje on October 24th at UFC 254.