Sunday, 17 December 2017
Latest news
Main » George St-Pierre Not Sure If He Will Defend UFC Middleweight Title

George St-Pierre Not Sure If He Will Defend UFC Middleweight Title

07 December 2017

A fight with Rockhold, the third ranked middleweight, would certainly be a step down for Whittaker, who was expecting to fight Canadian superstar Georges St Pierre in his next bout. The morning of his historic return, the 36-year-old vomited as he attempted to force-feed himself. The hospital stay wasn't due to his sickness earlier in the day, it was a result of the fight.

It's entirely possible the UFC is moving forward with that potential match-up as a reaction to St-Pierre's news that he may not fight at middleweight again. It's like, 'Oh my God, he just lose the title and then he come back with no preparation, boom, wins a fight.' I think he tried to do something that was very, very risky, but at the same time if he would have achieved it, it would have been a big reward for him. "I was trying to prove that for my fans". The diagnosis is ulcerative colitis and I am now taking medication that will hopefully appease the symptoms. "My health is the number one priority and performance is second".

St-Pierre said he has no regrets about his dietary approach to bulking up, because he did it "the natural way".

Pakistan condemns USA move to recognise Al Quds as Israeli capital
With this step, Trump has fulfilled one of its campaign promises and reversed decades-long USA policy on this matter. Jerusalem is considered a sacred place, which is home to Jewish, Christian and Muslim holy sites.

St-Pierre hasn't closed the door entirely on a return to the middleweight division, but saying more to the effect that fighting lighter would be more beneficial to his health. In an interview with TSN, St-Pierre expressed disappointment regarding his future as a middleweight.

"We'll talk about it but I'm not sure if I compete I will go back at 185", St-Pierre said.

"They actually called me yesterday and I think that it's out that he has colitis", White said. "In terms of weight if I want to go back to compete at 185, obviously eating like I did, what I did, I learned from my mistake". I don't think it was medically a good thing for the UFC.

George St-Pierre Not Sure If He Will Defend UFC Middleweight Title