Dana White Says GSP Not Getting “One Off” Fights In The UFC


Former two division UFC champion Georges St. Pierre last set foot in the Octagon at UFC 217, defeating Michael Bisping to win the UFC Middleweight Title.

GSP has talked recently about fighting the winner of the UFC 229 main event, but not only has UFC President Dana White shot that down, but says the promotion isn’t interested in booking GSP in one off super fights.

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“I’m interested in Georges St-Pierre coming back at 170 [pounds],” White said to the BBC. “Not at 155 pounds. He was the 170-pound champion, he moved up to 185 pounds to take on Michael Bisping and put in his agreement that he would absolutely defend the title at 185 and then just dumped the title. I’m not interested. Georges St-Pierre is looking for one off fights where he can make a lot of money, which it’s smart, that’s what he should do but we’re not interested in that.”

That aforementioned bout at UFC 217 served as GSP’s first fight in four years, it is unknown at this time how long he’ll be out of the Octagon for this time around.

White doesn’t even think the former two division champion wants to fight anymore.

“I don’t know. He’s not too excited about fighting or defending his title or anything like that,” White said. “I don’t know if he’ll ever fight again.”

The UFC President did mention that he would like to see GSP fight at UFC 231, but GSP has yet to respond to that request.

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