GSP responds to comeback rumours vs Kamaru Usman

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UFC legend Georges St-Pierre has responded to the recent suggestions he could make a shock comeback to face current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.

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St-Pierre, 39, retired from professional mixed martial arts following his middleweight win against Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping at UFC 217 in 2017.

The fighting great enjoyed a phenomenal career which included of 26 wins and just two losses.

The Canadian star, who mostly competed in the welterweight division, successfully defended the title on nine different occasions and is widely regarded as the best 170lb fighter in history.

Now enjoying life away from the octagon, St-Pierre has witnessed his old title land in the possession of current champion Usman.

Usman, 29, claimed the welterweight title almost two-years ago following an absolutely incredible performance against former champ Tyron Woodley.

Since his win against Woodley, the well-rounded Nigerian has successfully defended the title on three occasions, with his most recent defence being against former training partner Gilbert Burns at UFC 258.

In light of Usman’s devastating display against Burns last weekend, there have been recent suggestions St-Pierre could come out of retirement for a legacy fight against the 29-year-old.

In a recent interview, Usman admitted he would welcome the bout if St-Pierre agreed to it.

However, in response to the 29-year-old’s recent admission, St-Pierre has shut down the possibility of the pair ever facing-off.

Speaking The Good Show (as quoted by MMA Mania), St-Pierre said: “To go back and give three months of my life in a training camp to get a win over Kamaru Usman doesn’t get me motivated.

“I don’t think there’s anything that would get me motivated to go back to competition now. I’m not sure.”

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