Georges St-Pierre Discusses His Future Career Plans

Dan Hiergesell@DHiergesellFeatured ColumnistJuly 12, 2014

The dramatic circus that surrounds Georges St-Pierre, his absence from mixed martial arts and his potential return is well-warranted.

With one of the best resumes in combat history, GSP deserves every ounce of coverage and exposure his retired heart desires.

Not for nothing, but if the former UFC welterweight kingpin ever decided to come back to the promotion he called home for nine hard-fought years, it would set off a media frenzy similar to that of LeBron James returning to Cleveland (in the MMA world, of course).

In a recent appearance on Friday's episode on Inside MMA on AXS TV, the 33-year-old superstar opened up to Ron Kruck about his future career plans.

GSP says he is not currently speaking with the UFC or Dana White right now

— Ron Kruck (@rkruck) July 12, 2014

Nobody knows for sure when or even if GSP plans to put his acting career aside, get back in the gym and again fend off the countless divisional hounds like he had done for so many years.

But assuming the Canadian is the super-athlete that we pegged him to be, drenched in competitive goo, it would seem likely that he would make a return to the Octagon if the circumstances were right.

That perfect scenario could be drawn from a superfight with Anderson Silva at catchweight or even a rematch with Johny Hendricks, assuming Rory MacDonald doesn't quickly ascend the rankings and capture UFC gold.

The money would also have to be right for GSP.

But it seems like he's enjoying his time off for now and will let us know when he regains the itch to compete.

 

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