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Michael Bisping open to Georges St-Pierre UFC title fight, will send him back to a movie set

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Georges St-Pierre is not walking through that door (yet).

But, if "Rush" does decide to make a mixed martial arts (MMA) comeback, Michael Bisping would be glad to send the French-Canadian back to a movie set and into retirement once and for all.

After claiming the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title with a first-round knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 (see it again here), "The Count" has found himself staring down the barrel of plenty of call-outs.

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With plenty of options at his disposal, another potential scrap for Bisping has come out completely out of left field, as a 185-pound title bout against the aforementioned St-Pierre -- the former welterweight champion -- was brought to his attention on a recent edition of The MMA Hour.

Since both men have a record 19 wins inside the Octagon, when broached on a potential scrap against "Rush" to break the tie as his potential first title defense, "The Count" was eager to accept the challenge.

"It kind of had come on my radar and those words really get me excited, you know. Fighting the great Georges St-Pierre, and for the title of who has the most wins in UFC history, that alone is a fantastic tagline and great promotion. Of course, the numbers would be fantastic with Georges St-Pierre because he's a massive proven draw and at the end of the day, we are all trying to generate as much money as possible. I do want to defend the belt, and makes as much money in the process. I would certainly be open to sending St-Pierre back to a movie set because that would be a fight I would definitely win. And if Georges St-Pierre is listening, buddy, anytime you fancy it, be a man and sign on the dotted line and your return will be short-lived. But whoever it is, Georges St-Pierre, Dan Henderson, Jacare Souza, whoever it is, please line them and I will knock them down."

As far as a fight agaisnt former 185-pound champion Chris Weidman, Bisping has already taken him out of the equation for his first title defense, saying that "All American" needs to get back into the win column first before he challenges for the strap.

Maybe a rematch against this guy is in order.

Still, at the end of the day, Bisping says he has major respect for "GSP" and all he has accomplished and declares that all up-and-coming fighters should try to mold themselves after him.

But it's still the fight game, and if "Rush" wants it, "The Count" is more than willing to oblige; especially if it goes down in the United Kingdom.

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