It seems as though almost every week the media drums up an article about George St. Pierre returning to Octagon. After all, he’s likely the greatest fighter of our generation & best ambassador for the sport of MMA.
But things seem to be getting serious now, as GSP is handling the logistics of his return – namely dealing with USADA.
GSP sat down with BloodyElbow to shed some light on his return:
I want to. My agent is negotiating with the UFC, they had an offer, we made a counteroffer, you know that’s how business goes. And then we heard a day after that UFC sold for $4 billion dollars. So we waited for a few days, to see what was going on, because even some of the employees were afraid of losing their job – even some of the high ranking people in the UFC were afraid. We wanted to let the management to take care of their own company first, and then see what happens.
Now we’re talking again and I’m starting the USADA process to be tested, I’m starting it Aug 10. in Las Vegas. Because to be eligible to fight you need to be tested.
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