Georges St-Pierre claims he was approached by WWE.
Two-time UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre retired from the octagon in February via a press conference in Montreal. Georges was present at the ESPN Sports Awards last year and during a recent interview with Jean-Charles Lajoie on TVA Sports that was conducted in French, St-Pierre revealed that WWE approached him at the awards and he considered the idea of getting involved in professional wrestling but then went on to explain why he did not jump at the opportunity.
(Transcript and translation via the Wrestling Observer Newsletter):
"I was at an ESPN event in the United States, the awards ceremony, and I got approached by the WWE. I had just retired, and, it's a form of competition, but of course, it's also scripted, so I don't know if I'd be willing to relive that." He said. "Perhaps for a special event, so I could taste it. But I don't know if I'd want to sign a contract and do it every week and making it a living. Maybe for a special appearance. Perhaps we will get back to them on that, I don't know, but for the moment, there are no discussions at all. They wanted to contact my agents, I gave them their number, but I don't want to switch to wrestling full time."
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