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George St-Pierre's ex-manager says a super-fight with Conor McGregor is a possibility

A former manager of "Rush" proclaims his ex-client would be game for a showdown with the current UFC Featherweight champion.

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To come backor stay away from active mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. That's the question currently plaguing legend and former UFC Welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre.

"Rush's" return to the sport and organization he dominated for over 10 years may not be far off, as he underwent a six-week training camp back in November to determine whether he should step into the Octagon for the 22nd time, or continue to ride the pine.

Should St-Pierre opt to embark on a second stint with ZUFFA, it may very well come against current Featherweight titleholder, Conor McGregor.

The Canadian's ex-manager, Stephane Patry, gave his thoughts on a potential meeting between the pair in a blog entry (via Bloody Elbow):

"Georges St. Pierre said openly that he could easily get down to 155 pounds to fight. and it is a fact that several fighters who fight at 155 pounds are bigger and walk around heavier than St-Pierre. So if McGregor becomes champion of 145 and 155 pounds, and St-Pierre takes the time to get his weight down in a healthy and intelligent way, do you not think that the UFC would not want to put on the biggest fight in its history?"

"GSP" has never fought outside of the 170-pound division in his professional career, and has mulled over a move up to 185 pounds for a super-fight with past champion, Anderson Silva. That never came to fruition, with St-Pierre's coaching staff ultimately deciding a drop in weight would be much easier on their pupil's body, as opposed to gaining mass.

St-Pierre, who is now 34 and over two years removed from his last Octagon romp, has been somewhat complementary towards "Notorious" in recent months. While they're more dominant fixtures of a deep talent pool in MMA than they're acquaintances, a cut to the Lightweight limit is something St-Pierre would be wise to think about.

But a drop in weight isn't the only important topic of discussion here.

How about that rocky relationship with UFC President, Dana White, who isn't too high on the prospect of a St-Pierre return? Or that pesky Reebok deal?

Times are certainly changing.

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