Remember when Georges St-Pierre told us he was going to step
away for a while, and then Dana White told us that he’ll be
back sooner than later? The story has already twisted and turned in
the first few days since it happened. So who do we believe? Well,
the latest is that the UFC welterweight championship rematch
between St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks is, despite White’s
recent words, no guarantee.
St-Pierre’s manager Rodolphe Beaulieu told Ariel Helwani
that it is “possible” that St-Pierre’s UFC 167
appearance was his final fight, Helwani reported on
Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight”.
According to Beaulieu, St-Pierre did not suffer any significant
injuries from the fight. He underwent a CT scan which came back
clear, and also did an X-ray on his foot, which he thought he had
hurt during the course of the grueling five-rounder. That, too,
came back fine. Still, St-Pierre’s return to the octagon is
not set in stone.
St-Pierre is currently on vacation, and according to Beaulieu,
the champion still believes that he won the fight 48-47.
With the controversial win, the 32-year-old notched his ninth
consecutive welterweight title defense, one shy of tying Anderson
Silva’s UFC record. Beaulieu said that he plans to sit down
with St-Pierre within the next few weeks to determine whether his
future will include a return to the octagon, or will take on a new