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Midnight Mania! Georges St. Pierre reveals Floyd Mayweather fight offers, demands ‘fair compromise’

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For as long as the checks keep clearing, the Floyd Mayweather Heist exhibition tour will continue. The premise is simple: Mayweather steps into the ring with big gloves on for a short sparring match against the biggest name who’ll take him up on his offer. Usually, it’s playful, but if his opponent tries to turn up the heat, Mayweather tends to oblige.

It would appear that Mayweather is in the market for another UFC legend as a future foe. Jose Aldo recently revealed himself to be in talks with Mayweather, but he’s not the only one. In the video above, former double champion Georges St. Pierre talks about his conversations with the Mayweather camp with TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter. St. Pierre is up for it, depending on a few conditions.

“The biggest name in boxing came up to me, to fight me in boxing,” St. Pierre explained. “I told him, ‘For me it’s a question of honor, it’s not of money. You cannot buy me.’”

He continued, “They asked me to box the biggest boxer of our time. I said to them, ‘It’s either you let me use my legs or the takedown!’ ... I’m like well it’s one or the other, I’m not going to fight the best boxer for money. For me, if they want to fight me, they have to accept my terms. There needs to be a fair compromise, 50-50 compromise.”

Several other potential options were brought up to St. Pierre, like alternating MMA and boxing rounds or boxing with MMA gloves on. “GSP” was up for the former but declined the latter, emphasizing that it has to be a fair trade.

In all likelihood, these conditions are a surefire dealbreaker for Mayweather, who’s looking for easy showcase. On the plus side, if by some miracle “Money” does agree to let St. Pierre kick him upside the head, at least Dana White will have a harder time pulling the plug on an exhibition match compared to St. Pierre’s would-be clash against Oscar De La Hoya.


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