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Georges St-Pierre’s Coach Hints at Fighter’s Retirement

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Georges St-Pierre’s head coach, Firas Zahabi, has hinted that the dominant welterweight champion is considering retirement.

“If GSP does not have the motivation after [the] Hendricks fight, he will retire,” Zahabi told TVA Sports.

GSP is the longest reigning welterweight champ in UFC history, with eight title defenses so far. His most recent stint with the belt has lasted over five years.

He will defend the title at least one more time at UFC 167 in November against Johny Hendricks. The full card so far is as follows.

Georges St-Pierre (24-2) vs. Johny Hendricks (15-1)
Rashad Evans (18-3-1) vs. Chael Sonnen (28-13-1)
Rory MacDonald (15-1) vs. Robbie Lawler (21-9)
Frank Mir (16-8) vs. Alistair Overeem (36-13-1)
Josh Koscheck (17-7) vs. Tyron Woodley (11-2)
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (20-6) vs. Evan Dunham (14-4)
Rick Story (15-7) vs. Brian Ebersole (50-15-1)
Erik Perez (13-5) vs. Edwin Figueroa (9-3)
Tim Elliott (10-3-1) vs. Ali Bagautinov (11-2)
Vaughan Lee (13-9-1) vs. Sergio Pettis (9-0)
Ed Herman (21-9, 1 NC) vs. Thales Leites (21-4)
Robert Drysdale (6-0) vs. Cody Donovan (8-3)