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Georges St-Pierre vs Michael Bisping LIVE stream press conference video

Amid all the UFC 209 pay-per-view (PPV) hoopla, including the drama surrounding top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced the return of Georges St-Pierre.

More on that here.

For his return fight, “Rush” will be moving up to middleweight to challenge reigning 185-pound titleholder Michael Bisping in a pay-per-view (PPV) main event slated for later this year.

Today, St-Pierre will join “The Count” in “Sin City” for a special press conference, conveniently embedded in the video player above, at 5 p.m. ET to discuss how and why this pairing came together.

As expected, the announcement did not sit well with some of the contending middleweights, particularly Yoel Romero, who was (cough) “promised” a shot at the 185-pound crown late last year.

It will be interesting to hear what Bisping has to say in regards to the haters, but it’s pretty clear that he — as well as UFC — are more interested in the payday than the integrity of the division.

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