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Dana White would prefer to see GSP on commentary duty rather than face Khabib

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“We just hired GSP — he’s the French commentator for us now. That’s more what I’d like to see GSP doing.”

Dana White didn’t allow Georges St-Pierre to fight Oscar De La Hoya. Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Dana White can’t seem to make his mind up on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre.

White is open to the matchup for Khabib’s retirement fight but the UFC president would prefer to see St-Pierre on the commentary desk rather than in the Octagon.

‘Rush’ recently secured a UFC commentary gig for Canadian French TV channel RDS and White thinks the pound-for-pound great would be better suited for commentary in retirement.

“Well, let’s see what happens with Gaethje,” White told TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter recently (h/t Abhinav Kini of The Body Lock MMA). “That fight’s got to happen first. We just hired GSP — he’s the French commentator for us now. That’s more what I’d like to see GSP doing.”

“You don’t see too many athletes who go out on top,” he added. “GSP has done that, done it very well. He’s got the money, he doesn’t need the money.

“He’s working for us now in a different capacity and I’d love to see him go out on top.”

St-Pierre retired last year after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis but the former UFC welterweight and middleweight champ has hinted at a comeback for the Khabib fight.

Nurmagomedov is scheduled to defend his lightweight title against Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 main event on Oct. 24.