Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 2/17/13
One of the primary reasons UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre has put a blockbuster bout against middleweight champ Anderson Silva (Pictured) on the backburner is because he wants adequate time to properly pack on the additional pounds required to face the game’s most decorated fighter. Because when the inevitable time comes to make the jump, GSP plans on leaving the division he’s ruled for six years in his rear-view mirror forever. Well, it appears Silva is willing to make things easy for St-Pierre by completely eliminating the weight obstacle from the equation. “The Spider” won’t even request the 178 pound catchweight that’s been rumored. According to UFC President Dana White, “The Spider” is willing to shed the 15 pounds required to challenge St-Pierre for his 170-pound crown. “Anderson would go to [170], too,” White revealed following Wednesday’s press conference in England. “Yeah, he said he’d do it. He says he can make [170] easy. It’s insane.” White’s statement is q
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