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Midnight Mania! Tyron Woodley wants to train with St. Pierre now that he’s retired

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Tyron Woodley wanted a fight with Georges St. Pierre, but now that GSP is officially retiring, he would settle for facing GSP in the gym. He wrote this on Ariel Helwani’s Instagram post about the French-Canadian champion’s imminent retirement announcement.

Just had a vision of calling him out after my next fight @arielhelwani. Congrats to one of the Greatest! @georgesstpierre since we will never cross paths in the octagon would love to do so in the gym! Would be an honor. You have had the best run of any fighter to grace the caged canvas!

Woodley no doubt hopes to eventually surpass GSP’s run; he has a title defense against Kamaru Usman scheduled for UFC 235. St. Pierre didn’t seem to have much interest in facing Woodley in the Octagon, opting to face Michael Bisping for the middleweight belt instead at UFC 217. He had been hoping to secure a bout with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov next, again bypassing Woodley altogether, but when negotiations fell through, GSP opted to retire permanently.


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