More than three years of sports, former UFC heavyweight champion Georges St-Pierre has made a comeback against the current champion of UFC middleweight Michael Bisping.
The announcement was made by ESPN UFC President Dana White. “Sports Center”
UFC has worked long and first interviews with Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre, who fought at UFC 167 in 2013. The parties finally began negotiations last week and speculation about who would be the first French-Canadian rival.
The mega fight between St-Pierre and the UFC champion lightweight Conor McGregor has some thought to play this game. However, Floyd is about to battle with Mayweather McGregor in a boxing match, not “close” to run, White said. Instead, St-Pierre is making his first weight in his career and facing Bisping.
“In the form of Georges St-Pierre, we will always see what happens to him, and therefore physically pay attention to himself,” White said of the long lay-off of St-Pierre and back for a higher weight class. “Everybody wants to take a picture with Michael Bisping, but he will win. Of course, Georges St-Pierre is no different.” We will try to develop it and get 185 pounds for it. ”
Despite being a timeline for the UFC 213 label battle on July 8 in Las Vegas, The July pay per view senior talent is always difficult and the company will take weeks of international raids. Conor McGregor, Anderson Silva, Brock Lesnar, and others in recent years to fill the same day in July.
It seems Bisping to protect the title against opponent Joel Romero. However, fighting big money against Georges St-Pierre, Romero seems to have the back line and hope of winning the face.
Bisping press conference
The St-Pierre and Bisping press conference will be held on Friday in Las Vegas before UFC 209.