Georges St-Pierre uncertainties the UFC will make the Khabib Nurmagomedov combat.
For months now, each St-Pierre and Nurmagomedov have expressed fascination in a probable combat. Nevertheless, the UFC has been unwilling to do it leaving the Canadian to retire from the activity.
Irrespective of him retiring, the interest is even now there and the former welterweight and middleweight champion admits he continue to trains challenging but doubts the UFC will make the fight.
“It’s tempting, and I nevertheless practice challenging,” St-Pierre reported to BT Activity. “Now, it’s COVID, so it’s illegal to coach overcome sports below. I teach really hard, and I sense I’m at my ideal. But the fighter is usually the final one to discover out when your time is up. I really do not know.
“It usually takes three get-togethers to make a combat: It requires a person opponent, yet another opponent, and the group. And I really do not know if the corporation would want that. I run away with welterweight, I run away with the middleweight. They definitely really do not want me to operate absent with the light-weight (belt). And I’m 39 many years aged. I never imagine I could go to 155 [pounds] without the need of my effectiveness getting compromised.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov is established to defend his lightweight belt towards Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in Oct. He has talked about he needs to retire at 30- with his 30th fight getting versus St-Pierre.
So, probably if the light-weight champ defeats Gaethje the marketing will make the combat.