Report: Georges St-Pierre Close To Contract With UFC

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Georges St-Pierre is apparently close to a contract with the UFC.

MMAfighting.com reported they have confirmed with multiple sources St-Pierre is close to a contract with multiple fights after agreeing to terms with the company. The sources also said he is targeted to return in late 2017. 

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It has been over three years since St-Pierre fought. His last fight was in November of 2013 when he had a controversial decision victory over Johny Hendricks. In the post-fight interview, he said he did not know if he would ever fight again. Since then St-Pierre has been involved with a fighter's association and claimed to be a free agent at one time. 

Recently, his name came up in a conversation with Anderson Silva, he has also been tied to fights with Robbie Lawler and Michael Bisping. No word has been given on weight class or opponent for St-Pierre's return. When he was active he was a pay-per-view draw for UFC.

FightfulMMA will be providing information on any changes in St-Pierre's situation.  

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