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Matt Brown wants to be George St. Pierre's UFC comeback fight

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Georges St. Pierre hasn't officially announced a comeback, but the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin already has people lining up to welcome him back into the Octagon.

Chief among them is Matt Brown.

The hard-hitting fighter told FOX Sports that he's in the right position to be the one to welcome "Rush" back to the 170-pound division, seeing as how "Immortal" believes the talented French-Canadian isn't going to be fighting the champion in his first fight back.

His words:

"That's a huge, huge fight. I'd love to have that fight. I always thought I matched up well with him. I think I am in the right position for it. I'm not the champion, he's not going to come back and get the championship fight right off the bat. I'm in the right position. I can look at it objectively on paper and see that he would be the favorite. I would hope that it would be a five rounder. I would love to do it. I've always wanted to fight Georges."

Actually, Matt, UFC President Dana White has already confirmed -- much to the chagrin of Rory MacDonald -- that "Rush" would, in fact, get an immediate shot to reclaim his 170-pound strap.

Georges recently returned to MMA training, and though his head trainer was quoted as saying he looked "awesome" in his first day back, St. Pierre painted another picture, saying he was "humiliated" by his training partners after being away for so long.

As for Brown, he was last seen losing a five-round No. 1 contender's fight to Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12.  And not only does "Immortal" think he's the perfect fight for "Rush," he is also very confident he can "destroy" the former champion, too.

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