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Georges St-Pierre denies UFC 300 fight provide: “Simply a rumor”

If fans were looking forward to a return of a story for their UFC 300 foremost tournament, they could be left disappointed.

As a minimum, if the story in quiz was as soon as Georges St-Pierre.

Talking at a Q&A session at Bangtao Muay Thai gymnasium in Thailand, the extinct UFC middleweight and welterweight champion was as soon as asked if he’d been approached about competing on the milestone tournament on April Thirteenth.

“It’s a rumor. I’ve never been offered a fight [at UFC 300], and I’ve made that obvious that I arrangement no longer appreciate any need of coming support and fight in mixed martial arts,” St-Pierre mentioned.

“I was as soon as speculated to comeback and compete in a grappling competition but in consequence of I had an afflict … I’m peaceful no longer recovered. There’s things I’m able to’t discontinue simply now care for, gentle wrestling, gentle grappling, I need to be very careful. I’m able to hit pads, but I’m no longer fully recovered but.”

There were talks that St-Pierre could per chance appreciate tussled with extinct rival Nick Diaz on the most contemporary UFC Fight Pass Invitational closing month. With that scrapped via afflict, St-Pierre appears uncommitted to getting support to competition till he knows how his shoulder heals up.

“For me the grappling thing was as soon as extra simply a fun thing,” St-Pierre mentioned. “There’s much less threat and to appreciate the fun of competition all over again. And for the fans it can be a acquire acquire be troubled for each person.”

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