The fact of the matter is that the anticipated return of former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight titleholder Georges St-Pierre is one of the most talked about issues in the sport today.
Some believe that GSP will never fight again, while others remain hopeful that the Canadian superstar will be dragged back to the Octagon for a matchup he can't refuse. The rest of us hang onto St-Pierre's every word and bank on his athletic appetite driving him back to professional mixed martial arts (MMA).
Well, in a recent interview with Fight Hub TV, legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach, who also trains GSP, opened up about the pound-for-pound great's future.
"We talked about fighting again but we haven’t really made a decision yet," said Roach. "The only thing is that if he does fight, I have to work his corner. That’s the deal we have. So, I have no problem with that. I’d like to see him fight one more fight but who, I am not sure yet."
The possibilities are truly endless for St-Pierre's comeback. He could easily fight current UFC Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, a returning Nick Diaz, current UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor if he gets past Nate Diaz at UFC 200, or even Johny Hendricks if he gets his act together following a loss to Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson at UFC Fight Night 82. But according to Roach, one guy stands out above all.
"I’d like to see him fight Anderson Silva though," added Roach. "Because Anderson Silva is the best MMA fighter in the world I think, but he’s just getting a little bit older and I don’t think he’s as quite as healthy as he once was a young man. But, I did train Anderson for about a month here and talent wise, he is the best boxer in MMA by far."
Either way, a return for "Rush" would further heighten the current state of MMA.