Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre recently disclosed that he was approached multiple times by Floyd Mayweather’s management team for a possible boxing match. However, St-Pierre made it clear that he has specific criteria that must be met before he agrees to step into the boxing ring.
In a conversation with combat sports journalist Aaron Bronsteter, St-Pierre said that he stated that his requirements must be satisfied before he consents to compete against Mayweather. He emphasized that his primary concerns revolve around the risks associated with combat sports. Additionally, St-Pierre also said that does not want to jeopardize his health in exchange for money.
St-Pierre insisted that he be allowed to use leg kicks and takedowns.
He said: “The biggest name in boxing came up to me, to fight me in boxing. And I told him, because for me it’s a question for my honor it’s not money. You cannot buy me. I said to him that, you’ll let me use leg kicks and takedown. Well it’s one or the other, I’m not gonna box the best boxer for money. If they wanna fight me they have to accept my term.”
St-Pierre is widely acknowledged as one of the most exceptional combat sports competitors in UFC’s welterweight division history, with numerous successful title defenses from 2007 to 2013.
Popular UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently expressed his opinion on how contemporary competitors (including Jorge Masvidal) would have posed a significant challenge to a prime Georges St-Pierre.
The UFC commentator said on a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience:
“You look at Georges St-Pierre’s victories, he beat some very good guys, but I think the guys Kamaru Usman beat- Colby Covington, Jorge Masvidal, Tyron Woodley, I think they are better… I think if Masvidal was around at that time he would be dangerous for everybody, I think he is on another level. I think everyone is on another level… He is a f***king assassin. Masvidal is a gangster.”
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