Georges St-Pierre still hasn’t made up his mind regarding his next mixed martial arts (MMA) move after winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title a few weeks ago by submitting Michael Bisping at UFC 217.
One thing that seems certain is Georges isn’t in a “Rush” to face current Welterweight titleholder, Tyron Woodley. That’s according to “The Chosen One” himself, who says it’s embarrassing to see the former 170-pound champion him duck him at every turn.
“Georges St-Pierre blatantly don’t want to fight me. I think it’s embarrassing to the sport,” proclaimed Woodley during a recent appearance on The MMA Hour.
No stranger to wanting money fights of his own, Woodley says he takes no issue with Georges picking and choosing the most profitable opponents out there, he just wants him to be up front about it and stop making people believe he actually wants to defend his 185-pound title.
“I think it’s fine that Georges comes back and fights super fights and money fights, I think he deserves it, I think there is no shame in his game. The only thing I have always said is that he is not honest with it. He’s not here to run the deck at 185. He’s not here to get back to the top at 170 and take on all new comers. He is not with that.”
Perhaps he doesn’t want to suffer a concussion (again).
Currently on hiatus, “Rush” hasn’t committed to staying at 185 pounds but has stayed consistent is expressing his lack of interest for fighting Conor McGregor. But to hear Tyron tell it, if the money is right, Georges will take that fight.
“He’s here to fight maybe Conor, maybe Anderson; some fight that is going to make him a lot of money and then he is going to walk away,” concluded the welterweight king.
As for Woodley, he was briefly linked to a potential title fight against Nate Diaz, which was rumored to go down at UFC 219 on Dec. 30, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Despite talks cooling off, “T-Wood” says he is currently training for a fight.